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William A. Adams
Birth: Sep. 23, 1839
Greenville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1874
Morgantown
Morgan County
Indiana, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He entered his Civil War service at the age of 21 when he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in Company C, 22nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry on July 15, 1861. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on December 3, 1861, nearly a year later he was commissioned as the unit's Regimental Adjutant (November 30, 1862). During the 1864 Atlanta Campaign he was promoted to Major (August 5, 1864), and held that duty until he was mustered out on January 1, 1865. A month later he was commissioned as Colonel, and given command of the newly-raised one year enlistment regiment 145th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He led the regiment through the end of the war, and in post war occupation duty before it was mustered out on January 21, 1866 at Cuthbert, Georgia. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Ada L Adams (1868 - 1869)*
  Edwin B. Adams (1870 - 1876)*
 
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Burial:
East Hill Cemetery
Morgantown
Morgan County
Indiana, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Apr 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7338002
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