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Federal (USV)


William Henry Van Beuren

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 83rd New York Infantry (9th Militia)

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted in New York City and mustered as Private, Company D, 9th New York State Militia (83rd Infantry) on 27 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the State of New York1 as William H. Van Buren. Details from family genealogists.

Cousin to Colonel Michael Murray Van Beuren (1800-1878), who organized the 9th Militia for the war in 1861.




09/17/1862; 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 30 (for 1901)  [AotW citation 7457]