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Federal (USV)


August Williams

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted on 17 August 1861 in Hazleton and mustered into service as a Private in Company N, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry on 20 August in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged for his wounds on 19 March 1863 at the US General Hospital in Baltimore.

References & notes

Service information from Bates1 and the Card File.2

He was administratively transferred to Company C, 147th Pennsylvania Infantry on 28 October 1862, and his service details are also filed under that unit.


c. 1842


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23166]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23167]