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Federal (USV)

Private

William Crowley

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company A, 69th New York Infantry on 24 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the head with compound fracture of the left superior maxillary (upper jaw) in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company B on 12 June 1863 and then to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 30 November 1863.

References & notes

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

Birth

c. 1836

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. 72  [AotW citation 18077]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 178  [AotW citation 18078]