(1834 - 1863)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
A harness-maker before the War, he enlisted as Sergeant in Company F, 108th New York Infantry in July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was killed in action on 3 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. Buried originally on the battlefield, reinterred in Churchville, NY.
References & notes
Basic information from State of New York1, which lists him as Maurice Welch. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.
1834; Riga, NY
07/03/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Churchville, NY