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W. Unverzahart

W. Unverzahart

Federal (USV)


William Unverzahart

(? - 1864)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company B, 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry on 4 September 1862.

On the Campaign

Present with his Company at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was in action at Kelly's Ford, Stoneman's Raid, Aldie, Middleburg, Upperville, Brandy Station and Gettysburg. He was captured in action at Sulphur Springs, VA on 12 October 1863 and imprisoned at Andersonville, GA. He was killed by a shot from a guard there, through the head, on 27 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic service data from Bates1. His photograph and details of his death from a CDV offered for sale by


07/27/1864; Andersonville, GA; burial in Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. II, pg. 538  [AotW citation 10709]