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Federal (USV)

Corporal

John A. Willers

(? - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

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

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company L as Private on 4 September 1861 in New York City. He was promoted Corporal on March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & 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

09/167/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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]