William Wade Dudley

Mustered into service as a Captain on July 29th, 1861

Born 27 August 1842

Died  15 December 1909

Buried Arlington National Cemetery, Washington D.C.


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Article and photo of Dudley Family

Headstone photos courtesy of Anne Cady at Find A Grave

Captain Dudley rose in the ranks to Lieutenant Colonel when he was wounded in the right leg at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863. Two days later they amputated his leg below the knee. He left the 19th Indiana because of this wound on April 9th, 1864 and went to the Veterans Reserve Corps where he received a brevet as Brigadier General. He mustered out of service on June 30th, 1866