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Federal (USV)

Private

William H. Benson

Home State: Unknown

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: 2nd United States Sharpshooters

Before Antietam

He was in Company H, 2nd United States Sharpshooters.

On the Campaign

He was wounded 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. 130  [AotW citation 16401]