Willard Avery(? - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 97th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company G.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as William.
Death Date: 10/25/1862 Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3173]
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