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Federal (USV)


William Hosmer

(1839 - ?)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Lapeer County. Enlisted in Company G, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 13, 1861, at Lapeer, for 3 years, age 22.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Reenlisted Dec. 18, 1863, at Stevensburg, Va. Wagoner. Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Ind., July 5, 1865.

After the War

Residence c. 1905 in Mt. Clemens, MI.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1.

More on the Web

A post-war photograph of him, c. 1880, is in the online collection of the Archives of Michigan.




1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 54 - 62  [AotW citation 12076]