site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)

Private

William Fitzgerald

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company G, 69th New York Infantry on 7 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the right shoulder or belly in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 25 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound details from Nelson.2

Birth

c. 1840

Death

09/25/1862

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 114  [AotW citation 18033]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 209  [AotW citation 18034]