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Federal (USV)


William L. Norris

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted on 22 April 1861 in New York City and mustered as Corporal, Company B, 4th New York Infantry on 9 May. He was reduced to Private on 5 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave; his stone has him as William S. Norris.


c. 1840


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY


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 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg. 732  [AotW citation 20361]