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Federal (USV)

Private

Laban Williams

(1837 - 1863)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 23 year old farmer in Fayetteville, he mustered as Private, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated in hospitals in Boonsboro and Frederick, MD, and in Washington DC. He returned to duty on 11 December 1862, but was killed in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

12/19/1837

Death

07/03/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Old Union Christian Church Cemetery, Fayetteville, IN

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 589  [AotW citation 18508]