Cpt. William H. Cunningham
80th New York Infantry
Civil War Period
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William H. Cunningham: Age, 22 years. Enrolled September 10th, 1861 at Lexington.
Mustered into Company G as a first lieutenant September 19th, 1861 for a three-year
tour of duty. Promoted to captain October 9th, 1862 and wounded in action December
13th, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Va. Wounded in action July 3rd, 1863 at Gettysburg,
Pa. and discharged October 10th, 1864.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
March 28, 2006