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Federal (USV)


William Porter

(c. 1816 - ?)

Home State: Delaware

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 45 in Company H, First Delaware Infantry on 27 September 1861 at Wilmington, DE.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged for wounds in January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Delaware1.


c. 1816


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 13764]