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Federal (USV)


William H. Bean

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, a machinist in Lowell, he enlisted 20 August 1861 in Company B, 19th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson,1 with service from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.2


c. 1843


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 127  [AotW citation 16341]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 421  [AotW citation 17735]