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Federal (USV)

Private

William Cowan

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From North Hartford, he enlisted in Company E, 16th Connecticut Infantry on 19 July 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 22 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from Ingersoll.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

10/22/1862; 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 3376]

2   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 652  [AotW citation 21853]