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Federal (USV)

Private

George W. Bancroft

Home State: Minnesota

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Minnesota Sharpshooters, Second Company

Before Antietam

He was in the Second Company, Minnesota Sharpshooters.

On the Campaign

He was wounded "badly, in the shoulder" in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 121  [AotW citation 16256]