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Federal (USA)


William Boles

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 6th United States Cavalry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at Cleveland, OH in Company B, 6th US Cavalry on 5 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of typhoid fever at Burkittsville, MD on 9 November 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Burkittsville, MD to the National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, with service details from the US Army2.


c. 1839


11/09/1862; Burkittsville, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3232]

2   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 54, pg. 81  [AotW citation 15175]