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Federal (USV)


William A. Hanna

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 3rd Indiana Cavalry

Before Antietam

He mustered as a recruit Private on 24 March 1862, and was assigned to Company B, 3rd Indiana Cavalry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot in action in Maryland on or before 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 14 September 1862 and died there of wounds on 29 September. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the new National Cemetery in 1866 or 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as William O. Hanna. His service from the Adjutant General.2 Wound and hospital information from the Patient List.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/29/1862; Frederick, 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 3599]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 5, pg. 406  [AotW citation 20666]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #3.501  [AotW citation 20667]