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Sgt William Watts Parmenter, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1835
Wayne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1861
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

William was attending Oberlin College as a theology major when the Civil War began. The following is an account of W. W. Parmenter's service:

Entered Union Army Service, Company C, 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry April 25th, 1861, for 3 Months; appointed Corporal April 29th, 1861; mustered out and reenlisted June 20th, 1861 for 3 Years; promoted to Sergeant; taken prisoner during the Battle of Cross Lanes, Va., Aug. 26th, 1861; was held in Libby Prison, Richmond, Va. and Parish Prison, New Orleans, Louisiana. He died in prison at New Orleans Nov. 18th, 1861 of typhoid fever. Actual burial, if any, unknown. Monument at Mound View Cemetery, near parents' graves. 
Family links: 
  William Watts Parmenter (1804 - 1882)
  Betsey Hicks Parmenter (1805 - 1884)
  Charles Hicks Parmenter (1832 - 1895)*
  William Watts Parmenter (1835 - 1861)
  Mary Fletcher Parmenter (1837 - 1919)*
  Joanna Elizabeth Parminter (1840 - 1843)*
  Robert Newton Parmenter (1844 - 1919)*
  John Wesley Parmenter (1847 - 1893)*
*Calculated relationship
A Prisoner of War at New Orleans Agd 25 Y. 9 M.
Mound View Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Knox County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Monument only -Section 13, Lot 22, Plot 3
Created by: Stephen Kronberg
Record added: Apr 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50772854
Sgt William Watts Parmenter, Jr
Added by: Stephen Kronberg
Sgt William Watts Parmenter, Jr
Added by: Larry Bloom
Sgt William Watts Parmenter, Jr
Added by: Larry Bloom
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