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Federal (USV)

Private

William H. Hackett

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

An 18 year old (shoe) heeler in Haverhill, MA, he enlisted 4 August and mustered as Private, Company G, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 17 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1844

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Dover, NH

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. 3, pg. 686  [AotW citation 20430]