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Federal (USV)


William Nowlan

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted on 30 April 1861 at Stockholm for two years and mustered as Sergeant, Company H, 16th New York Infantry on 15 May.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 His memorial is on Findagrave.




09/14/1862; Crampton's Gap, MD; burial in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Brasher Falls, 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 1899, Ser. No. 19, pg. 631  [AotW citation 22573]