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Federal (USV)

Private

William M. Butler

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company D, 20th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the head in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Stone House Hospital, Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 151  [AotW citation 17048]