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Federal (USV)


Samel T. Willette

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted on 23 April 1861 in New York City and mustered as Corporal, Company K, 4th New York Infantry on 2 May.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1842


09/18/1862; 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 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg. 772  [AotW citation 20397]