Walter George Wayne(c. 1830 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 66th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 31 in New York City in Company F, 66th New York Infantry on 2 October 1861. He mustered as Corporal on 4 November 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of bis wounds on 3 November 1862 at Hospital No. 5, Antietam, MD. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD to the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data information from State of New York2. His name also recorded as Walter George Winn and Walter G. Wynne.
Death Date: 11/03/1862 Death Place: Frederick, 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 4328]
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 27 (for the year 1901), pg. 905 [AotW citation 7948]
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