William Berry(1825 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 30 year old publisher in Somerville when he mustered as Sergeant on 3 September 1861. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant (no date), and promoted to First Lieutenant on 4 April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.
|Place of Birth: Salem, MA |
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plan, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 206 - 213 [AotW citation 2700]
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