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Federal (USV)


William J. Kent

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, from Dundee, MI, he enlisted on 4 August 1862 in Dundee and mustered as Private, Company I, 17th Michigan Infantry on 16 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Michigan, date not given.

References & notes

Service from the Record of Service,1 which says his middle initial may have been "G".


c. 1842


Date not known; in MI


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 57  [AotW citation 20217]