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Federal (USV)

Private

William I. Bennett

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company H, 61st New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by contusion to the scalp from a shell in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, who has him as Wm. Burnett.

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. 149  [AotW citation 17001]