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Federal (USV)


William Harrison Watts

(1841 - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Darlington, he enlisted in Company H, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 4 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was again wounded, mortally, in action at Kennesaw Mountain, GA. He died of wounds on 22 (27) June 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


02/10/1841 in AL


06/22/1864; in GA; burial in Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 436 - 437  [AotW citation 15842]