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Federal (USV)


William H. Martin

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Providence, he enlisted on 9 September 1861 in Company C, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant to date from 17 September 1862. He was sent to hospital in Frederick, MD and discharged on a surgeon's certificate at Washington, DC on 6 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1.


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. 286 - 292  [AotW citation 14078]