Pvt William S Stockwell

2 August 2019

This photograph of Private William Seward Stockwell, 57th New York Infantry was kindly provided by Joseph Maghe from his collection.

Stockwell was a Sergeant in Company B when he was wounded by a gunshot to his right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862. He returned to duty but was wounded again, at Chancellorsville, VA on 4 May 1863 and his leg was amputated. He was discharged for disability in August 1863.

By 1872 he was a married attorney living in St. Louis, MO, and he lived to age 82.

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