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Federal (USV)


Sylvester Fort

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Honey Creek, he enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861. He was detached to Battery B, 4th US Artillery on 7 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam while serving with Battery B on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the State of Wisconsin.1 Birth details from family genealogists.


c. 1841 in NY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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 10273]