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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant Colonel

William Atterbury

(1821 - 1905)

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 83rd New York Infantry (9th Militia)

Before Antietam

He mustered in New York City as Captain of Company G of the 83rd Infantry on 27 May 1861 at age 39. He was promoted to Major of the regiment in June and was appointed Lieutenant Colonel on 7 January 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged 30 September 1862.

After the War

He was a paper manufacturer in Brooklyn, NY.

References & notes

Service information from Phisterer1, and further bio detail from his obituary in the New York Times of Friday, 27 October 1905 (pg. 2).

Birth

1821

Death

10/25/1905 Montclair, NJ

Notes

1   Phisterer, Frederick, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 6 volumes, Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1909-12, Vol. 4, pg. 2919  [AotW citation 972]