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Federal (USV)


Peter Walter

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 103rd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 37 years, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years and mustered in as Private, Company B, 103rd New York Infantry on 12 February 1862. He was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him as Henry Walker. His service from the NY Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave, as Peter Walker.


c. 1825


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 4312]

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, For the Year 1902, Ser. No. 33, pg. 866  [AotW citation 19788]