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Federal (USV)


William D. Witherell

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled in Company E, 8th Ohio Infantry as First Lieutenant at age 28 on 5 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Transferred to Company A on 23 February 1863. Mustered out with his Company on 13 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1. Details from the State Roster, which has him as William D. Wetherell.


c. 1833


1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 74 - 81  [AotW citation 14868]