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Federal (USV)


William Scott

(c. 1843 - 1914)

Home State: Minnesota

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Minnesota Sharpshooters, Second Company

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private, 2nd Company, Minnesota Sharpshooters on 20 January 1862 at St. Paul, age 19.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was in a hospital in Frederick, MD in December 1862 and was discharged for disability, date not given.

References & notes

Service from Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars.1 Personal information from Chuck Barden and Wayne Jorgenson on their First Minnesota site. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1843 in MA


12/25/1914; Los Angeles, CA; burial in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA


1   State of Minnesota, Board of Commissioners, Minnesota in the Civil War and Indian Wars 1861-1865, 2 volumes, St. Paul: Pioneer Press Company, 1890-93, Vol. 1, pg. 518  [AotW citation 21308]