Walter E. LesterHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company K.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was listed as a deserter on 09 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. A 20 year old barber on his enlistment in August 1862. He seserted "on the march to Antietam".
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. 199 - 201 [AotW citation 5957]
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