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Federal (USV)

Private

William R. Pilkington

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted on 15 June 1861 in Harrisburg. He mustered into service as Private, Company A, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 10 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File.2

Birth

c. 1838

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22874]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 22875]