|Birth: ||Jan. 7, 1841|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 1894|
William A. Armstrong was the son of William F. Armstrong and Rocksanna Thompson Armstrong. He enlisted in the Civil war in the 27th O.V.I when Lincoln called for volunteers, then in the 12th cavalry, then in the 9th with his brother Nelson Armstrong. His father William F and a brother Thompson were in the 48th Ohio infantry. Thompson was wounded at Shiloh, tranported north and died May 5 in
the hospital in Cincinnati, is buried at Spring Grove cemetery the 6th of May 1862.
William was first married to Rachel Thompson in Ohio. They had a daughter named Olive.
He married 2nd to Catherine Mallory. They had a son named Charles and daughter named Tobitha.
His brothers and sister were Thompson, Naamon, David T., Nelson F., Elizabeth Ann, and George W. Armstrong.
Cemetery transcription says:
W. A. Armstrong, Corpal, Company L, 9th Ohio Calvary.
He is buried next to his wife, Catherine Armstrong.
Detailed Soldier Record:
William A. Armstrong
Regiment Name 9 Ohio Cavalry.
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt
Soldier's Rank_Out Corpl
Film Number M552 roll 3
William F. Armstrong (1817 - 1882)
Rocksanna Thompson Armstrong (1816 - 1895)
Catherine Mallory Armstrong (1838 - 1889)*
Olive Mae Armstrong Van Meter (1867 - 1962)*
Infant Armstrong (1875 - 1875)*
M. J. Armstrong (1880 - 1881)*
William Alexander Armstrong (1841 - 1894)
Thompson Armstrong (1842 - 1862)*
Nelson Armstrong (1848 - 1935)*
Elisabeth Armstrong (1851 - 1867)*
Created by: Helen Schmidt
Record added: Jan 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17598675