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Federal (USV)

Private

William Mahagan

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 20 on 20 September 1861 in Bellville. Ohio, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 59th New York Infantry on 31 October.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 19 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as W. Managan. Service data from State of New York2.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

09/19/1862 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 3838]

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 26 (for 1900), pg. 521  [AotW citation 8614]