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Federal (USV)


William O'Connors

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29, he enlisted and mustered as Corporal, Company C, 108th New York Infantry on 25 July 1862 in Rochester.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was listed as a deserter from the Convalescent Camp in Alexandria, VA, date not given.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York.1. Wound detail from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1833


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 1903, Ser. No. 34, pg. 270  [AotW citation 25960]

2   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. 340  [AotW citation 25961]