William T. McKinney(? - 1862)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Smelser, he enlisted in Company C, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 7 August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds on 23 September 1862 at "Keittsville" (probably Keedysville), MD. He was reinterred from burial on the Antietam battlefield to the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as William G. McKinney. Service details from the Roster2.
Death Date: 09/23/1862 Death Place: Keedysville, MD Burial Place: 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 3887]
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. 549 [AotW citation 10513]
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