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Pvt William L Alderson
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Birth: 1842
Grainger County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1864
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Enlisted in Co. E, 12th Missouri Cavalry on 14 Dec 1863 at Princeton, MO

Died of smallpox at Benton Barracks and was buried on Arsenal/Quarantine Island. After a flood in 1876 washed away all headboards and means of identification, was one of 470 soldiers reinterred at Jefferson Barracks as an Unknown Soldier.

Sources: Missouri Digital Heritage and volume XX, Roll of Honor 
Arsenal Island Cemetery (Defunct)
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Created by: Judy Mayberry Belford
Record added: Dec 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82331672


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