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Sgt William Bishop
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1837
Death: Jan. 14, 1910

Bishop, William
5th Sergeant, Company B.
37th. Alabama Vol. Infantry

Age at Enlistment: 23
Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Daviston AL in L.P. Hamner's Company of Volunteers (later Company B);
Appears on Muster Roll of Company B dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL as 5th Sergeant;
Disability discharge 5 Aug 1862 at Columbus MS: "Chronic rheumatism and Inguinal hernia";
Signed his name to pay voucher;
Mentioned as WIA at Vicksburg MS in post-war documents (but these documents contain many inconsistencies and apparent errors about his life and service possibly due to the advanced age of widow at time of filings);

Born: Chambers County AL; 5'8" tall with dark complexion, dark eyes and dark hair;
Farmer by occupation;
Died 14 Jan 1910 in Tallapoosa County AL;
Married Phronitia Thomas Bishop 9 Aug 1874;
Wife/widow Phronitia Thomas Bishop filed for Confederate Widow's Pension 10 March 1913;
grave markers inscribed:
"William Bishop / Born 17 Jan 1837 - Died 14 Jan 1910 (Masonic Emblem) / Mrs P.T. Bishop, Wife of William Bishop 1848 - 1933


Darian Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Bev
Record added: Oct 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15959080

- Anne Wyatt
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014

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Rest in Peace
- Oakley and related families
 Added: Apr. 17, 2010
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