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Federal (USV)


William Wallace Porter

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company H.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds 10 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Ingersoll1, with burial detail from John Banks.


10/10/1862; burial in Green Cemetery, Glastonbury, CT


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 658 - 663  [AotW citation 5585]