|Birth: ||Nov. 17, 1842|
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 1865|
This is William Filen York, b. Nov. 17, 1842 in Alabama; d. Feb 23, 1865 in Camp Douglas, IL. Son of Andrew Jackson York & Permela Wright.
Enlisted on Apr. 26, 1862, at Fayette Co., Alabama, by J.J. Winston . Muster May 3, 1862. Drew clothing May 22, 1864. POW captured at Ruff's Mill, Ga., July 5, 1864, by 16th U.S. Army Corps; turned over to the Provost Marshal, Marietta, Ga., July 7, 1864. Received at Military Prison, Louisville, Ky., July 4, 1864; forwarded to Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., entered July 18, 1864. Died of pneumonia at Camp Douglas Feb. 23, 1865. Buried in Grave No. 820, Block 3, Chicago, City Cemetery.
 Denotes that the solder's file indicates that the individual joined for 3 years or the duration of the war and received a $50 enlistment bonus.
F 38 Ala.
Note: Confederate Mound
Oak Woods Cemetery
Created by: Doug the bug
Record added: Aug 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40469467
Thank you for your Confederate service. Your sacrifice is not forgotten. Rest in honored peace.|
Martha Reid 19 UDC
Added: Oct. 26, 2010