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Federal (USV)


Byron G. Sill

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19 years. Enlisted May 2, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as Private, Company B, May 4, 1861, to serve two years.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was confined September 28, 1862 at Richmond, VA, paroled at Aiken's Landing, VA on October 6, 1862, and discharged November 3, 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. His middle name is possibly Gautier (in which case he was born 30 April 1844).


c. 1842


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pp. 743 - 759  [AotW citation 12748]