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Federal (USV)


William Alonzo Knight

(1836 - 1895)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Cranston, he enlisted on 25 September 1861 in Company K, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent in hospital to 30 December 1862, when he was discharged for disability at Frederick, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. Details from family genealogists.


02/14/1836; Providence County, RI


01/31/895; Johnston, RI; burial in Pocasset Cemetery, Cranston, RI


1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 277 - 286  [AotW citation 14068]