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Federal (USV)


Willam McKenney

(c. 1833 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 28 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 82nd New York Infantry on 1 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds 28 September 1862 at Boonsboro, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as W. M. McKinney. Service detail from the State of New York2 which also spells his name as McKenny and McKenna.


c. 1833


09/28/1862; Boonsboro, 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 3886]

2   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, Issue 30 (for the year 1901), pg. 406  [AotW citation 8389]