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Federal (USV)


William Burrison

(c. 1825 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 37, he enlisted in Company K, 69th New York Infantry on 15 August 1862 in New York City, and mustered as Private on 19 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated in hospitals in Frederick, MD and West Philadelphia, PA. He was discharged for disability on 24 March 1863 in Philadelphia, PA.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 Service from the State of New York.2


c. 1825


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. 150  [AotW citation 17015]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Serial No. 28, pg. 37  [AotW citation 17513]