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Federal (USV)


William Lock

(c. 1834 - 1862)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as a Private in Company A, First Delaware Infantry at age 27 on 7 August 1861 at Wilmington, DE.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his right elbow in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 22 September but died there of wounds on 16 October 1862.

References & notes

His service from the State of Delaware.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 as William Locke.


c. 1834; Camden, NJ


10/16/1862; Frederick, MD


1   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, First Delaware Infantry  [AotW citation 13693]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #227  [AotW citation 26000]