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Federal (USV)


William O. Stoddard

(1844 - 1924)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Oakland County. Enlisted in Company H, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 13, 1861, at Memphis, for 3 years, [giving his age as] 19. Promoted to Corporal March 1, 1862. Wounded in action at Fair Oaks, May 31, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Wounded in action at Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864. Discharged at expiration of term of service at Detroit, Mich., June 30, 1864.

After the War

Residence in Richmond, MI about 1905.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1, which lists him as William O. Stodard. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.


1844 in NY


1924; burial in Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, MI


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. 96 - 104  [AotW citation 12125]