William B. Vandevere(c. 1819 - ?)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 59th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 42 on 23 September 1861 in Kingston, and mustered in as Private, Company E on the 24th. He was wounded in action on 12 August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
It is unlikely that he was on the Maryland Campaign, died at Sharpsburg, or that he's buried at the Antietam National Cemetery.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for disability on 29 April 1863 at Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, VA.
After the War:
The 1889 directory of the Association of Survivors of the Regiment lists Wm. Vnaderveer living in North Volney, NY.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2.
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 4296]
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 the year 1900), pg. 633 [AotW citation 8798]
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