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Federal (USV)


William Daunt

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry

Before Antietam

He enlisted on 13 August 1861 and mustered as Private, Company M, 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry on 30 October.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and was buried on the field near the creek [map].

After the War

He was reinterred in the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Card File.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 3401]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 23360]