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Federal (USV)


William B. Nason

(1823 - 1892)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wolfeborough, he enlisted at age 38 in Company H, First New Hampshire Infantry for 3 months on 2 May 1861. He mustered out on 9 August. He reenlisted, in Company H, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 11 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He mustered out at the end of his term of service on 29 October 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1 and Ayling2. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.


01/11/1823; Dover, NH


10/03/1892; burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Dover, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 131 - 148  [AotW citation 13439]

2   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 1, pg. 15  [AotW citation 13510]