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Federal (USV)


Walter Scott Durlin

(1839 - 1932)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

Giving his residence as Lodi, he enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 16 July 1861. He was promoted to Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was again wounded in action in the Wilderness, VA in May 1864. He mustered out of the service on 14 July 1865.

After the War

By 1880 he was living in Pittsfield, Warren County, PA, and was there for each Federal Census through 1930.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from family genealogists and his gravesite on Findagrave.


1839 in PA


1932; burial in Wrightsville Cemetery, Wrightsville, PA


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 497 - 498  [AotW citation 10269]