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Federal (USV)


William Bowley

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company K, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 20 August 1862 and mustered as Private on 25 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

The Adjutant General has him as a deserter on 17 September 1862, with no further information.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 Service from Stryker.2


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. 138  [AotW citation 16516]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William Scudder Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pg. 660  [AotW citation 17269]