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Federal (USV)


William H. Chapman

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted and mustered into service as a Private in Company K, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 3 October 1862 and transferred to Philadelphia on 9 November 1862. He's listed as "not accounted for" at the Company muster-out in 1865.

References & notes

Wound and hospital information from Nelson1 and the Patient List.2 His service from the Card File.3


c. 1839


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. 159  [AotW citation 17319]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #4.952  [AotW citation 23426]

3   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23427]