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Federal (USV)


William Dolan

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20 he enlisted at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company E, 69th New York Infantry on 16 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD from 22 to 25 September, then sent to Washington, DC. He was transferred to Company B on 12 June 1863 and reenlisted on 22 December 1863. He was captured in action on 25 August 1864 at Reams' Station, VA, and returned to duty on 17 May 1865. He was promoted to Sergeant 8 June and mustered out with his Company on 13 June 1865.

References & notes

Service from the New York Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 which has him as William Doland, Company A.


c. 1841


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. 88  [AotW citation 18286]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #388  [AotW citation 18287]