William Horton(c. 1831 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company I.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried on the battlefield, his family returned his body to Connecticut for burial.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ingersoll1, with burial detail from John Banks.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Stratton Street Cemetery, Stafford, CT
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]
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