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Federal (USV)


William Williams

(1835 - 1908)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 25 year old laborer in Crawfordsville, he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Showman Farm Hospital at SHarpsburg and returned to duty in December 1862. He was wounded again, by gunshot to the right arm and shoulder at Chancellorsville, VA on 2 May 1863. He had 6" of his upper arm bone removed and was treated at the Armory Square Hospital in Washington, DC, where he was discharged for wounds on 17 August 1863.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




08/17/1908; burial in Hebron Cemetery, West Lafayette, IN


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 602  [AotW citation 18635]