Richard L. SanfordHome State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 118th Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company E.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 18 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Donaldson1. Wounded at Antietam by sharpshooter, through the thigh. Leg amputated. His rank and first name from the Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors System.
1 Donaldson, Francis Adams, and J. Gregory Acken, editor, Inside the Army of the Potomac: The Civil War Experience of Captain Francis Adams Donaldson, Mechanicsburg (PA): Stackpole Books, 1998, pp. 115 - 142 [AotW citation 2194]
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