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Federal (USV)

Private

William R. Bennett

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery D

Before Antietam

He was in Battery D, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the hand 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. 130  [AotW citation 16385]