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William Oliver Stevens
Birth: Feb. 3, 1828
Death: May 4, 1863

Civil War Union Army Officer. Born in Belfast, Ireland, he was commissioned as Captain and commander of Company D, 72nd New York Volunteer Infantry on June 21, 1861. Promoted to Major in September 1861, he served with the regiment under Colonel Nelson Taylor, and when Taylor was promoted to Brigadier General in September 1862, William O. Stevens was adavanced to Colonel and commander of the 72nd New York. He ledt the regiment up to the May 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville. There he was killed in action by a gunshot wound in the chest. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Fredonia
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 65
 
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Record added: Nov 21, 2001
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