John A. Willers(? - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 83rd New York Infantry (9th Militia)
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company L as Private on 4 September 1861 in New York City. He was promoted Corporal on March 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Pvt. John A. Willis, Co. K. Service data from State of New York2.
Death Date: 09/167/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, 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 4361]
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 30 (for 1901), pg. 745 [AotW citation 7350]
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