William H. MitchellHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company I.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. He's mentioned as being "well" at Antietam in a 1 October 1862 letter from Francis Carpenter of Webster, published in The Webster Times, 4 Oct 1862 (Volume IV #29) - transcribed on Susan's Harnwell's 15th Massachusetts site. Age 42, an operative from Webster on enlistment in July 1862. Discharged for disability 20 January 1863 at Washington, DC.
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. 131 - [AotW citation 5978]
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