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Federal (USV)

Private

William Davidson

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 137th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered as Private, Company D, 137th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He died at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 4 November 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, but was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in 1866-67.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 and Bates.2 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862.

Death

11/04/1862 Hagerstown, 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 3404]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 17653]