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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

William Fox

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Hillsborough, he enlisted in Company I, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and Sergeant.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 22 September 1862. Reinterred from burial at Smoketown, MD to the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from the Roster2.

Death

09/22/1862 Smoketown, 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 3517]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 530  [AotW citation 10254]