site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)

Private

William R. Bennett

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company D, 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the hand and shoulder action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, PA.

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 16386]