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Pvt William Annis
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1832
Albany
Orleans County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1904
Chatfield
Fillmore County
Minnesota, USA

William served in Company B 11th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War.
William Annis was born February 16, 1832 at Essex, Franklin County, Vermont, the son of Jonathan and Anna (Annis) Annis. He married prior to the Civil war to Sarah ______, at Middleton, Wisconsin. Sarah was born circa 1838 in Pennsylvania. William enlisted as a Private in Company "B" (Mendota Guards), 11th Wisconsin Infantry on September 12, 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and served as a veteran volunteer, having reenlisted on January 4, 1864 at Indianola, Texas. He was engaged in action at Bayou Cache, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Big Black River Bridge, the siege and charge at Vicksburg, MS (June/July 1863), and the siege and charge at Fort Blakely. William had blue eyes, auburn hair, was 5' 9" tall, and was residing at Middleton, Wisconsin at the time of his enlistment. He was a farmer by profession and after the war he was residing at Willow, Wisconsin (1870)and Chatfield, Minnesota in 1880. It is interesting to note that he named one of his sons after his former commanding general, Ulysses Simpson Grant.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonathan A. Annis (1809 - 1896)
  Anna Annis Annis (1811 - 1875)
 
 Sibling:
  William Annis (1832 - 1904)
  Benjamin B. Annis (1837 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chatfield Cemetery
Chatfield
Fillmore County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: MichaelAnnis
Originally Created by: Tom Mauer
Record added: Oct 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42991985
Pvt William Annis
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Pvt William Annis
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Descendant of Cormac Annis
- MichaelAnnis
 Added: May. 11, 2010

- Tom Mauer
 Added: Oct. 12, 2009
 
 
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