William was discharged Apr 2 1862 at Pittsburg Landing, Tennesee not Pittsburg Indiana. The 7th Iowa fought the Battle of Shiloh sometimes called Battle of Pittsburg Landing Apr 6-7 1862 just 4 days after his discharge from their camp next to the landing on the Tennessee River. He would have been sent down the Tennessee by riverboat, then up the Mississippi to Davenport.
No dates are on this stone.
Private-Union American Civil War
Enlisted July 11, 1861 age 24.
Enlisted in CO F. 7TH INF REG IA July 24, 1861.
Wounded in the arm November 11, 1861 at Belmont, Missouri.
Discharged because of wounds April 2, 1862 Pittsburg, TENN.
Created by: IRISH EYES ARE SMILING
Record added: Mar 27, 2004
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