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Federal (USV)


William F. Campion

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company B, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 22 on 15 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was "buried from the residence of his father" in Albany, NY on 15 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Ohio1, which has him as William F. Champion. Burial detail from J. Munsell's Collections on the History of Albany (Vol. II, 1867).


c. 1839


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Albany, NY


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 2, pp. 239 - 243  [AotW citation 14718]