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Federal (USV)

Private

Sylvester Fort

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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]