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Federal (USV)

Private

William Bruce

(c. 1818 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 60th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 43 years, he enlisted on 30 September 1861 at Ogdensburg to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 60th New York Infantry on 30 October.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the left chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, but died of wounds at Alexandria, VA on 16 November 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from the Adjutant General.

Birth

c. 1818

Notes

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. 145  [AotW citation 16933]