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Federal (USV)


William Cullen

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 63rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36 at enlistment. Mustered in as sergeant, Company E, on September 24, 1861. Promoted to first sergeant on June 28, 1862.

On the Campaign

Wounded in action, slightly, leg, on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Transferred to Company A on June 12, 1863. He re-enlisted as a veteran on February 14, 1864. Mustered in as second lieutenant on July 18, 1864. Dismissed on January 18, 1865. Commissioned second lieutenant on July 18, 1864, with rank from same date, vice J. M. Smart, killed in action.

References & notes

Basic information from McLernon1.


1   McLernon, Robert, Casualty List, 63rd New York Volunteer Infantry, Meagher's Irish Brigade, Antietam, Maryland; September 17, 1862, Springfield (Va): R. McLernon, 2001  [AotW citation 2349]