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Federal (USV)


William J. Cole

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company H.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age AGe 22, a machinist from Uxbridge on enlistment in May 1861. Wouned at Ball's Bluff 21 October 1861. Promoted to Corporal on 18 September 1862. Wounded in action at the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864 and died of wounds 10 May at Fredericksburg, VA.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 184 - 185  [AotW citation 5858]