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Federal (USV)


William Smith

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 32, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Corporal, Company C, 69th New York Infantry on 9 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds two days later on 19 September.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1


c. 1829


09/19/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   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, Ser. No. 28, pg. 327  [AotW citation 18065]