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Pvt William A. Buckmaster
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1847
Coshocton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1912
Coshocton County
Ohio, USA

Will taught Buffalo Bill Cody to shoot, according to family legend.

Services over the remains of the late William Buckmaster who died in his home on Cemetery Street as a result of an attack of epilepsy, were conducted at 1 o'clock from his home. Rev. Irwin was in charge of the services and interment took place in the South Lawn Cemetery

Civil War Veteran
Company F
80th Ohio Infantry

80th Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Organized at Canal Dover, Onio, October, 1861, to January, 1862. Left State for Paducah, Ky., February 10, 1862. Attached to District of Paducah, Ky., to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Mississippi, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to August, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty at Paducah, Ky., February to April, 1862. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 20. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Expedition to Ripley June 22-28, and duty at Ripley till September. Battle of Iuka, Miss., September 16. Battle of Corinth, Miss., October 3-4. Pursuit to Hatchie River October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign, operations on the Mississippi Central Railroad, November 2, 1862, to January 4, 1863. Reconnoissance from LaGrange November 8-9, 1862. Reconnoissance from Davis Mills to Coldwater November 12-13. Guard trains to Memphis, Tenn., January 4-8, 1863. Duty at Forest Hill till February 16, and at Memphis till March 1. Moved to Helena, Ark., March 1. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 10-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 13. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson, Miss., May 1 (Reserve). Battles of Raymond May 12; Jackson May 14; Champion's Hill May 16. Escort prisoners to Memphis, Tenn., May 17-June 4. Siege of Vicksburg June 6-July 4. Moved to Helena, Ark., August 20, thence to Memphis, Tenn., September 20. March to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 10-November 22. Operations on the Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. Guard duty on the Memphis & Charleston Railroad till June 6, 1864. Duty at Allatoona June 7-25, and at Resaca till November 10. Repulse of attack on Resaca October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Fishburn's Plantation, near Lane's Bridge, Salkehatchie River, S. C., February 6. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 16-17. Cox's Bridge, N. C., March 19-20. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 10. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June, thence to Little Rock, Ark., and duty there till August. Mustered out August 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 170 Enlisted men by disease. Total 224.
Family links: 
  Presley Buckmaster (1819 - 1900)
  Mary Kimberly Buckmaster (1853 - 1935)
  John B Buckmaster (1868 - 1957)*
  Albert Buckmaster (1873 - 1932)*
  Charles Nelson Buckmaster (1879 - 1938)*
  Abraham Buckmaster (1881 - 1952)*
  Clyde B Buckmaster (1887 - 1973)*
  Annie E. Buckmaster Haller (1890 - 1949)*
  Grover Cleveland Buckmaster (1892 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
South Lawn Cemetery
Coshocton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: 2BN Lot 21 R3 G11
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Record added: Jan 21, 2008
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