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Corp William L Adams
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1840
North Brookfield
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1862
Washington County
Maryland, USA

Son of Benjamin F. and Frances P. (Holmes) Adams.

On 12 Jul 1861 William mustered into service with Company F, of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was 21 years, 4 months and 7 days old.

On 21 Oct 1861, at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, William was missing.
On 17 Sep 1862 William L. Adams was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.

He died on 7 Nov 1862 at Smoketown, Washington County, Maryland, of wounds received at the Battle of Antietam. He was 22 years, 8 months and 2 days old.

Note: His brother, John W. Adams, was wounded, and his brother, George Adams, was killed on 15 May 1864 at New Market, Virginia, serving together with the 34th Massachusetts Infantry.
 
 
Burial:
Antietam National Cemetery
Sharpsburg
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Plot: 980
 
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Originally Created by: pat callahan (inactive)
Record added: Jul 25, 2006
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Corp William L Adams
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Corp William L Adams
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At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, he gave his occupation as seaman (per MASSCW); farmer (per Ford's history)....On 12 Jul 1861, William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company...(Read more)
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