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Federal (USV)


William H. Sarles

(1839 - 1911)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 9th New York Infantry at age 22 on 22 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Transferred to Company K, 3rd New York Infantry on 6 May 1863 and was discharged on 14 May 1863.

After the War

He died in the City Home, NYC of senility at age 72.

References & notes

Basic information from Graham1 and the State of New York2. Death and burial from his gravesite on Findagrave. Birth details from family genealogists.


06/28/1839; Peekskill, NY


12/5/1911; New York City, NY; burial in Hillside Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor (Peekskill) , NY


1   Graham, Matthew John, The Ninth Regiment, New York Volunteers (Hawkins' Zouaves), New York: E.P. Coby & Company, Printers, 1900, pp. 591 - 594  [AotW citation 14187]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 565  [AotW citation 14222]