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Federal (USV)


John S. Williams

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company H.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 28, a farmer from Bolton on enlistment in July 1861. Reported missing at Ball's Bluff on 21 October 1861. Discharged for disability 4 February 1863. Also served in Company C, 4th Massachusetts Cavalry.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 188 - 190  [AotW citation 5894]