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Pvt William J Buckingham
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1828
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1914
Leelanau County
Michigan, USA

Age 86y 20d
Widowed farmer

Father: August Buckingham from Connecticut
Mother: Sarah a. White from New York.
Death certificate informant: John Buckingham from Leland, MI.

U.S. Civil War

William J. Buckingham Co. H. 11th NY Cav. (Scott's 900). Age 35. Joined Jan. 15, 1864. Defenses of Washington D.C., Blue Ridge Mt., Harper's Ferry, Baton Rouge LA, Northern MS, Brookhaven, Western TN, Out at Memphis, TN - June 4, 1865.

Lived in Leland area. Listed in Leland Township 1894 Veteran's Census of Michigan.
Glen Lake G.A.R. Post 168.

Buried in Leland, MI (Beechwood Cemetery). 
Family links: 
  Mary E. Arnold Buckingham (1828 - 1912)*
  John C Buckingham (1856 - 1931)*
  Lillian Buckingham Boughey (1857 - 1959)*
  Emma E. Buckingham McLarty (1869 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Beechwood Cemetery
Leelanau County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Sandy Vandertol
Originally Created by: L.G. Overmyer
Record added: Apr 04, 2010
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William also seemed to have enlisted in the 117th. New York Infantry on the 15th. January 1864, at Hamilton N.Y aged 35 years. Listed as unassigned, no further record after 18th. January 64. Looks like he shifted allegiances and joined the 11th. N.Y Cav...(Read more)
- Bob Simpson
 Added: Mar. 18, 2013
- L.G. Overmyer
 Added: Apr. 4, 2010

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