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Federal (USV)


William Ricker

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Rochester, he enlisted at age 28 in Company D, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 23 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Cold Harbor, VA on 3 June 1864. He mustered out at the end of his term of service on 29 October 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1.


c. 1833; Rochester, NH


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 149 - 162  [AotW citation 13451]