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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

William Martin

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 24, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company A, 69th New York Infantry on 14 October 1861. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given, and Sergeant on 19 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left side while Color Sergeant in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD, and was discharged for disability on 17 February 1863 at Convalescent Camp, VA.

References & notes

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

Birth

c. 1837

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. 208  [AotW citation 18142]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 302  [AotW citation 18143]