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William Achsah Swaim
Birth: Mar. 4, 1819
Jacobstown
Burlington County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1863
Vicksburg
Warren County
Mississippi, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the 34th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was mortally wounded at the May 16, 1863 Bsttle of Champion Hill, Mississippi during the Vicksburg Campaign. He lingered for a month before dying of his wounds. (bio by: Eric Lowman) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Swaim (1795 - 1828)
  Elizabeth Turner Swaim (1793 - 1859)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Toy Swaim (1825 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  James Swaim (1845 - 1928)*
  Jennie Leona Swaim Metts (1850 - 1907)*
  Charles Edgar Swaim (1856 - 1857)*
  David Hathaway Swaim (1858 - 1939)*
  William Thomas Toy Swaim (1861 - 1895)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martin Turner Swaim (1817 - 1900)*
  William Achsah Swaim (1819 - 1863)
  Tanton Swaim (1821 - 1901)*
  John M Swaim (1826 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Ossian
Wells County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: Mar 01, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10542652
William Achsah Swaim
Added by: Eric Lowman
 
William Achsah Swaim
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William Achsah Swaim
Added by: Eric Lowman
 
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