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Federal (USV)


William Riel

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he mustered as Corporal, Company A, 103rd New York Infantry in New York City on 13 December 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died the same day.

References & notes

His service from the NY Adjutant General.1


c. 1840


09/17/1862; 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 1902, Ser. No. 33, pg. 823  [AotW citation 19795]