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Federal (USV)


William F. Bode

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Milwaukee, he enlisted in Company E, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861. Promoted to Corporal and First Sergeant. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 16 July 1862 and First Lieutenant on 6 August.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.




09/17/1862 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. 517 - 518  [AotW citation 10364]