William Atterbury(1821 - 1905)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 83rd New York Infantry (9th Militia)
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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 remainder of the War:
He was discharged 30 September 1862.
After the War:
He was a paper manufacturer in Brooklyn, NY.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from Phisterer1, and further bio detail from his obituary in the New York Times of Friday, 27 October 1905 (pg. 2).
Death Date: 10/25/1905 Death Place: Montclair, NJ
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]
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