Richard Wilson(? - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Corporal in Company G, 3rd Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry on 1 June 1861.
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. Service data from Bates2.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 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 4367]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 10716]
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