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Federal (USA)


William Green

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 4th United States Artillery, Battery B

Before Antietam

A 22 year old groom, he enlisted in New York City on 10 April 1860 as a Private in Battery B, 4th United States Artillery.

On the Campaign

He was cited for bravery at Antietam by his battery commander Lieutenant Stewart in his Report.

The rest of the War

He was listed as a deserter on 14 July 1863 with no later military record.

References & notes

His service from the ORs 1 and the Registers.2


c. 1838; County Armagh, IRELAND


1   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, Series 1, Vol 19, Part 1 (Serial 27), pp. 229 - 231  [AotW citation 10492]

2   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 141, pg. 279  [AotW citation 27446]