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Federal (USV)

Private

William Cummins

(c. 1816 - 1862)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company E, 2nd Delaware Infantry at age 46 on 1 July 1861 in Wilmington.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as William Cummons. Details from the State of Delaware2.

Birth

c. 1816

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; 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 3388]

2   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <http://archives.delaware.gov/CivilWar/volumes/>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, 2nd Delaware Infantry  [AotW citation 14614]