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Federal (USV)

Private

William McFarland

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A 28 year old weaver in Philadelphia, he enlisted in Harrisburg on 8 June 1861. He mustered into service as Private, Company D, 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. 1833

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 22885]

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 22886]