William H. Finlason(c. 1830 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 57th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was 31 when he enlisted in July 1861 in Company F, 57th NY Infantry in New York City. He was promoted to First Sergeant (date unknown).
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 Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.
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 26 (for 1900) [AotW citation 7758]
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