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Federal (USV)


William West

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 42nd New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered in as a Corporal in Company D, 42nd New York Infantry date not given, and transferred to Company G on 23 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was still absent, recovering from wounds, when his Company mustered out in July 1864.

References & notes

His service from the State of New York.1


1   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 23 (for the year 1900)  [AotW citation 8593]