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Pvt William A. Adkins
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1844
Death: Nov. 25, 1864
Camp Chase
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

Enlisted in the Confederate States Army on 18 March 1862 in Lebanon, Virginia. William was mustered as a private in Company B, 34th Battalion Virginia Cavalry. He was captured on 13 April 1864 in Cabell County, Virginia (now West Virginia). At Atheneum Prison in Wheeling, Virginia on 5 May 1864 William is described as age 42, height 5 feet 8 inches, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, and farmer. He was transferred and arrived at Camp Chase Confederate Prison on 11 May 1864. William died of pneumonia at Camp Chase on 25 November 1864 and was buried in grave #515.

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: William A. Adkins
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Virginia
Regiment Name: 34th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Witcher's Battalion, Virginia Mounted Rifles)
Company: B
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M382 roll 1 (bio by: Martha Reid 19 UDC) 
 
Inscription:
Pvt. Wilm A. Adkins Co.B Witcher's 34th Battn. VA. Cav. CSA
 
Note: Confederate POW who died while in Yankee captivity during the Civil War of 1861-65
 
Burial:
Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Grave No. 515 CC
 
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Mar 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6280312
Pvt William A. Adkins
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
Pvt William A. Adkins
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
Pvt William A. Adkins
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
 
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Sep. 9, 2012
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Sep. 9, 2012
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Mar. 7, 2011
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