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Federal (USV)


William King

(1844 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered as Private in Company A, 133rd Pennsylvania Infantry on 5 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died, probably of disease, at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 22 October 1862.

The rest of the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic service from Bates.1 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




10/22/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in McConnellsburg Presbyterian Cemetery, McConnellsburg, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 17642]