Edson G. Williams(1829 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 33 in Rochester, NY, to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 78th New York Infantry on 21 January 1862. He was promoted to Corporal on 20 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Details from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 02/20/1829 Place of Birth: West Derby, VT |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
1 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Serial No. 29), pp. 732 - 789 [AotW citation 15422]
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