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Federal (USV)


William Kane

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 66th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 21 in Company F, 66th New York Infantry in New York City on 13 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data information from State of New York2.


c. 1840


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in 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 3699]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 27 (for the year 1901), pg. 820  [AotW citation 7946]