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William Henry Abbey
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1840
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1864
Andersonville
Sumter County
Georgia, USA

William H. Abbey was a Private in the 85th NY Regiment, Co. E. He is buried here according to "The Martyrs Who For Our Country Gave Up Their Lives in the Prison Pens in Andersonville, Ga." Washington: Government Printing Office. 1866.
(Information courtesy of Darlina Shaw) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Abbey (1792 - 1874)
  Phebe Travis Abbey (1803 - 1874)
 
 Siblings:
  John Jefferson Abbey (1821 - 1897)*
  Elijah J. Abbey (1826 - 1881)*
  Thomas H. Abbey (1831 - 1913)*
  Gehial Hall Abbey (1837 - 1917)*
  David B Abbey (1839 - 1912)*
  William Henry Abbey (1840 - 1864)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
2141
W.H.ABBEY
N.Y.
 
Burial:
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section K, Site 2141
 
Maintained by: Scott Coyle
Originally Created by: Cheryl Behrend
Record added: Apr 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13922398
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Thank you Great great Uncle William. It is so sad you had to go before your life even started. Your sacrifice was not in vain. I think of you often.
- JD
 Added: Nov. 10, 2012
Rest in Peace my dear 4th great grand uncle.
- Sandi Boswell
 Added: Jun. 30, 2012

- Patricia
 Added: Mar. 13, 2011
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