Sylvester Fort(? - 1862)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Honey Creek, he enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861. He was detached to Battery B, 4th US Artillery on 7 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 497 - 498 [AotW citation 10273]
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