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Federal (USV)

Private

William Young

(c. 1833 - 1863)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 28 year old laborer from New Haven, CT, he enlisted in Company D, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds 6 July 1863 at Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines1 and the History.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1833

Death

07/06/1863 Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 440  [AotW citation 17780]

2   Waitt, Ernest Linden (compiler), History of the Nineteenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865, Salem (MA): The Salem Press Co., 1906, pg. 144  [AotW citation 17781]