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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

William H. Finlason

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 57th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

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).

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & 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.

Birth

c. 1830

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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]