|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1922, USA|
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Jun 15, 1916
"VETERAN VISITS "BUNKIE"
OF CIVIL WAR SERVICE
Comrade William Delvln, a veteran of the civil war, and hale and hearty in spite ot his eighty-six years, was greeting old friends and acquaintances in Fort Wayne yesterday.
He will spend several days here as the guest of his old army "bunkie" and tentmate, George W. Aldrich. As comrades together
in the days of the war, they served in Company A, fifth Indiana
cavalry for three years and were prisoners in the old confederate penitentiary at Charleston, S. C., during the siege and bombardment of that city by the federal fleet. Comrade Delvin hails from Huntington. He will attend tho meeting of Lawton-Wayne post Saturday."
(bio by: Anne Mortensen)
Co. A, Ind. 5th Cav.
Note: Enlisted on either Aug 11, 1862 or Nov 8, 1862. Mustered out on Aug 8, 1865. He lived in Huntington County, Indiana.
Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery
Plot: WW I Area South Central Section Row I Grave 10
Created by: Debra Birge
Record added: Sep 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41794767