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William Henry Dodd
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Birth: 1841
Bradley County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1862
Perryville
Boyle County
Kentucky, USA

The following biography was written by a previous manager, likely the creator listed below:

"William Henry Dodd is the son of Charles Scott Dodd and Mary Templeton JONES Dodd.

William Henry Dodd was a Private. Residence of Loaami. Date of Muster was 8/21/1862. Comapny "I" 73rd Illinois Infantry. Died at Perryville, Ky 10/8/1862 from wounds.

The Union dead were first buried in regimental plots, but these troops were moved to the short-lived Perryville National Cemetery. Finally, these soldiers were interred in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, in Jessamine County, Kentucky. Of the more than 1,000 Union soldiers initially buried at Perryville, only 300 of them had their identification intact by the time they got to Camp Nelson. By World War I, the U.S. Army adopted what we now call "dog tags" to help identify dead soldiers. Since these were not used in the Civil War, many of the troops killed at Perryville are unknown soldiers."

*managed by a descendant of Charles Scott Dodd and Mary Templeton "Polly" (Jones) Dodd. William Henry Dodd never married and had no descendants. I will pass this memorial on to any descendant of one of his brothers or sisters.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Scott Dodd (1811 - 1881)
  Mary Templeton Jones Dodd (1815 - 1906)
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Dodd Lawson (1832 - 1903)*
  Nancy Blakely Dodd Weir (1834 - 1920)*
  Joshua Jones Dodd (1836 - 1916)*
  James Ellis Dodd (1838 - 1920)*
  William Henry Dodd (1841 - 1862)
  Mary Anne Dodd Hall (1842 - 1879)*
  Amelia Dodd Mahard (1844 - 1916)*
  Sarah A. Dodd Campbell (1846 - 1893)*
  Jesse W. Dodd (1856 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO I 73 ILLINOIS INFANTRY Civil War
 
Burial:
Camp Nelson National Cemetery
Nicholasville
Jessamine County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: 2917
 
Maintained by: Pauline
Originally Created by: Cheryl Behrend
Record added: Jun 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53671790
William Henry Dodd
Added by: Cheryl Behrend
 
William Henry Dodd
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Added by: Judi Fryer
 
 
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 Added: Mar. 11, 2012
 
 
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