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Federal (USV)


William Wade

(c. 1832 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

He served in Company I, First Maine Infantry, a 3-month unit, as Sergeant from 3 May to 5 August 1861. Then age 29, from Westbrook, he mustered as Sergeant, Company I, 10th Maine Infantry on 4 October 1861. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from the Maine AG.2


c. 1832


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 4304]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 288  [AotW citation 17353]