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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

William Horton

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Originally buried on the battlefield, his family returned his body to Connecticut for burial.

References & notes

Basic information from Ingersoll1, with burial detail from John Banks.

Birth

c. 1831

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Stratton Street Cemetery, Stafford, CT

Notes

1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 660 - 663  [AotW citation 5588]