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Federal (USV)


Peter E. Williamson

(1831 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

A 30 year old tailor in the village of Liverpool in Perry County, he mustered into service as Private, Company B, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves on 4 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD, on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Bates,1 as P.E. Williamson, and Sypher.2 Details from family genealogists citing the 1860 US Census and his veteran's headstone record. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


06/22/1831 in PA


09/20/1862; burial in Liverpool Union Cemetery, Liverpool, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22768]

2   Sypher, Josiah Rhinehart, History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps, Lancaster, PA: Elias Barr and Company, 1865, pg. 637  [AotW citation 22769]