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Federal (USV)


William Davenport

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted on 9 May 1861 in Rutland and mustered as Private, Company E, 35th New York Infantry on 11 June. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1


c. 1836


09/17/1862; 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 1900, Ser. No. 22, pg. 320  [AotW citation 22616]