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W.H. Evans
W.H. Evans

Federal (USV)


William H. Evans

(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
At age 18 he enlisted at Utica, NY in Company B, 26th New York Infantry on 30 August 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the AG's report, and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. The picture here from a photograph in the collection of the New York Military Museum available online through the New York Heritage portal.

Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 21 (for 1899)  [AotW citation 7336]

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