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Federal (USV)


Walker T. Barcus

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Harmony, he enlisted in Company I, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 28 December 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, who has him as W.F. Bancus. Service from the State Roster (Vol. 1, pg. 529).


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 121  [AotW citation 16257]