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Federal (USV)


William J. Armstrong

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Madison, he enlisted in Company A, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 18 August 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and transferred to Company G.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds on 20 November 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


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. 560 - 562  [AotW citation 10607]