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Federal (USV)

Private

Willard Avery

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 97th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds 24 September 1862. Reinterred from burial on Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery sometime before or during 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as William.

Death

10/25/1862; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3173]