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William C. Grant, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1818
Death: Apr. 4, 1884

Birth date also listed as 1812.
Husband of: Mary Elizabeth Chandler Grant.

Following information courtesy of K.L. Bonnett.

Civil War Veteran
Co A 11th Iowa Infantry
From military records:
Grant, William.
Age 49.
Residence Minnesota,
Nativity Scotland.
Appointed Captain Sept. 28, 1861.
Cashiered Aug. 20, 1862, Corinth, Miss.
Grant, William Jr. Age 19.(possibly his son) Residence Savannah, Tenn., nativity Maine. Enlisted into same company March 23, 1862. Mustered March 23, 1862. Promoted Corporal June 1, 1862; Discharged Dec. 30, 1863, to accept appointment as Orderly Sergeant of company C, Second Tennessee Heavy Artillery.

1st Iowa Infantry - 1st Sgt
3rd & 4th U.S.Colored Heavy Artillery - Officer
Participated in battle of Wilson Creek, MO with 1st Iowa.
Participated in battles of Shiloh and Siege of Corinth with 11th Iowa.
Mustered out of 11th Iowa at Corinth,MS for promotion as officer 3rd and 4th Colored Heavy Artillery. They performed Garrison duty at Ft Pickering and provided defences for City of Memphis and District of Western Tennessee.
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  William Grant (1844 - 1904)*
*Calculated relationship
Bridgeport Cemetery
Jackson County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Row 6, Lot 2E
Created by: Thomas Henning
Record added: Dec 13, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12676281
William C. Grant, Sr
Added by: Thomas Henning
William C. Grant, Sr
Added by: Thomas Henning
William C. Grant, Sr
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 Added: Dec. 13, 2005
- Thomas Henning
 Added: Dec. 13, 2005

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