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William S. Crockett
Birth: Nov. 22, 1841
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1899
Henderson County
Texas, USA

Residence was not listed; 19 years old.

Enlisted on 2/25/1862 as a Private.

On 3/28/1862 he mustered into "A" Co. TN 5th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 6/30/1865 at Nashville, TN

"Headstone Provided for Union Soldiers 1879-1903" shows William S Crockett died January, 1900. Paula Via

Fifth Infantry TENNESSEE(3-YEARS)Fifth Infantry. -- Col. James T. Shelley, Lieut.-Cols., Fremortin Young, Charles C. McCaleb, Nat Witt; Majs., Joseph D. Turner, David G. Bowers.

This regiment was organized at Barboursville, Ky., by Col. Shelley, of Roane county, Tenn., in March, 1862. As a part of Spear's brigade it participated in the operations around Cumberland Gap during the summer of 1862, also in the retreat from that place, and subsequently in the battle of Stone's River.

It was present at Chickamauga, and took an active part in the battle of Missionary Ridge. In the Georgia campaign it formed a part of Manson's brigade, and with the remainder of the 23rd corps returned to fight Hood before Nashville.

It was mustered out by companies at different dates from March 29 to June 30, 1865, by reason of expiration of term of service.

Source: The Union Army, vol. 4, p. 380
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Artelia Frees Crockett (1844 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Bell Crockett Lynn (1874 - 1952)*
  Charles Leroy Crockett (1877 - 1938)*
  Susan Myrtle Crockett Boyde (1885 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Payne Springs Cemetery
Payne Springs
Henderson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Paul Ridenour
Record added: Mar 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67505031
William S. Crockett
Added by: Gail Davis
 
William S. Crockett
Added by: Paul Ridenour
 
William S. Crockett
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 Added: Feb. 18, 2012

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 Added: Sep. 20, 2011
 
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