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Federal (USV)


William B. Vandevere

(c. 1819 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 42 on 23 September 1861 in Kingston, and mustered in as Private, Company E on the 24th. He was wounded in action on 12 August 1862.

On the Campaign

It is unlikely that he was on the Maryland Campaign, died at Sharpsburg, or that he's buried at the Antietam National Cemetery.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 29 April 1863 at Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, VA.

After the War

The 1889 directory of the Association of Survivors of the Regiment lists Wm. Vnaderveer living in North Volney, NY.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2.


c. 1819


Date not known; 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 4296]

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 26 (for the year 1900), pg. 633  [AotW citation 8798]