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Federal (USV)


William Henry Dodd

(1836 - 1903)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 25 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 11 August 1862 and mustered as Private.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Corporal on 10 January 1863. He was in action again a Chancellorsville, VA and Gettysburg, PA. He was detailed to recruiting duty in Jersey City, NJ on 25 July 1863, then as a guard to the draft rendezvous at Trenton. He was appointed post carpenter there and then Commissary Sergeant. He was discharged there on 24 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/20/1836; Bloomfield, NJ


03/10/1903; South Orange, NJ; burial in Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield, NJ


1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pp. 56 - 57  [AotW citation 17199]