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Federal (USV)


William Hanley

(? - 1865)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company F.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Captured in action 22 June 1864 at Petersburg, VA. Died while a prisoner on 14 January 1865 at Andersonville, GA.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.


01/14/1865; Andersonville, GA; burial in Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, GA


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 26 (for 1900)  [AotW citation 8722]