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Pvt William J. Brooks
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Birth: 1835
Montgomery County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1865
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA

Residing in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina at the time of enlistment. Enlisted on July 1, 1863 at Mecklenburg County, North Carolina as a Private in the 5th North Carolina Infantry, Company F. POW on September 22, 1863 at Madison Court House, Virginia. Confined on September 24, 1863 at Old Capitol Prison, Washington DC. Transferred on September 26, 1863 to Point Lookout, Maryland. Transferred on August 16, 1864 to Elmira, New York. Died of pneumonia as a POW. 
 
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 Parents:
  John C. Brooks (1808 - 1875)
  Martha Elizabeth Cuthbertson Brooks (1805 - 1870)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Brooks Simpson (1828 - 1906)*
  Margaret Brooks Brooks (1831 - 1899)*
  William J. Brooks (1835 - 1865)
  Joshua Brooks (1843 - 1913)*
  Infant Son Brooks (1853 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship

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Burial:
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA
Plot: CSA, 0, 2260
 
Maintained by: Hope
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 416100
Pvt William J. Brooks
Added by: John Beardsley
 
Pvt William J. Brooks
Added by: John Beardsley
 
Pvt William J. Brooks
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- Tom Fagart
 Added: Jun. 26, 2015
A TAR HEEL CAVALRYMAN FROM MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NC. PVT. WILLIAM J. BROOKS, CO F, 5TH NC CAVALRY (63RD REGIMENT NC TROOPS).
- Tom Fagart
 Added: Jun. 26, 2015
Rest in peace.
- K L Bonnett
 Added: Jan. 9, 2013
 
 
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