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Federal (USV)


William Edgar Lindsley

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company E, 19th Pennsylvania Infantry for 3 months' service on 27 April 1861. He mustered out with them on 29 August 1861 and short afterward enrolled and mustered as 2nd Lieutenant of Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry - on 17 September 1861 in Philadelphia.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was dismissed in January 1863.

References & notes

His service from the Card File 1 and Bates.2 Wound detail from Nelson.3


c. 1836


1   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23542]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 23543]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 290  [AotW citation 23544]