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Federal (USV)

Private

William Klein

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Sauk, he enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Death information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as William Kline. Service details from the Roster2.

Death

09/29/1862 Keedysville, 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 3741]

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. 498  [AotW citation 10249]