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Capt William Walter "Billy" Carmichael
Birth: 1842
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1872
Abilene
Dickinson County
Kansas, USA

Masonic
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Per Abilene Cemetery Records: His name was William W. Carmichael, business owner and cattleman, survived by wife, one child & his mother. He was the youngest of 10 brothers & sisters. There are two Carmichaels listed as being interred in Abilene Cemetery at Block 18, Lot 5,William W. & his sister, Phoebe Caroline Carmichael Harrill.
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Confederate War Veteran
Confederate States of America
Confederate Army of the South Marker
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From Family trees on Rootsweb
Born about 1842
Died April 1872

American Civil War Soldiers: William Carmichael, Residence: Wilkes Co, NC, Occupation: Merchant, Enlistment Date: 14 Mar 1862, Place: Wilkes Co, NC, Side: Confederacy, State: North Carolina, Record: Enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant on 14 March 1862 at the age of 18, Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 18 Apr 1862, Commission in Company F, 52nd Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 28 Apr 1862, Promoted to Full Captain on 31 Dec 1864, Sources: 16.
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Following information was forwarded by a nephew of Captain William Walter Carmichael:

"Uncle Billy" was from Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina and survived Civil War combat at Gettyburg (the first and third day, "Pickett's Charge") at The Wilderness and elsewhere. By the end of the war, as a Captain, he was the commander of the 52nd North Carolina Regiment at Petersburg, Virginia. A few days before the surrender he was captured at Sutherland's Station, VA and was sent to prison at Johnston Island, Ohio. He was released a few months later in the summer of 1865 and returned to North Carolina. In about June, 1870 he went to Abilene, Kansas, then a booming cattle town on the edge of the frontier, and was followed by relatives including his mother and my great grandfather, James A. Hague, a veteran of the 26th North Carolina. Uncle Billy became a merchant in Abilene and was mortally wounded in a dispute over a bill for the care of his cattle in Glasco, Cloud County, Kansas in March of 1872 with Hamilton Henry Dalrymple of Glasco, Kansas. He lingered and finally died of the wound on April 12 of that year. He was a member of the masonic lodge, in Abilene, I presume, as is indicated on his grave marker.

After the death of Uncle Billy Carmichael all the family returned to North Carolina.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Abner Bynum Carmichael (1788 - 1866)
  Frances Bryan Carmichael (1795 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Caroline Stockton Harrill (1845 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  Fannie Brevard Carmichael Ives (1871 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Philadelphia Verlinda Carmichael Hague (1817 - 1847)*
  Abner Bynum Carmichael (1831 - 1862)*
  Phoebe Caroline Carmichael Harrill (1840 - 1871)*
  William Walter Carmichael (1842 - 1872)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
W.W. Carmicle, Buried April 18, 1872 per cemetery records.
 
Note: Carmicle name spelled wrong on tombstone.
 
Burial:
Abilene Cemetery
Abilene
Dickinson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Blk 18, Lot 5.
 
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Originally Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Record added: May 13, 2010
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Capt William Walter Billy Carmichael
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Capt William Walter Billy Carmichael
Added by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
 
Capt William Walter Billy Carmichael
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