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Pvt William P Bishpam
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Birth: 1842
Death: Jan. 14, 1919
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Company C "Montross Guards" of Westmoreland County, 47th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Enlisted on 5/16/1861, he was mustered into "C" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a Private.
Promoted to Corporal 9/26/1862.
Promoted to Regimental Commissary Sergeant prior to 12/31/1862 rolls.
Present, all Rolls thru 12/31/1864 final Roll.
Paroled 4/9/1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.

On 6/29/1918, age 76 and living in Montross, Westmoreland County, VA., he applied for admission into the Robert E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home due to "old age". He was approved; he died there.

The 47th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, with men recruited in Caroline, Middlesex, Essex, and Stafford counties. During February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated.
Bio by BigFrench. (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Confederate Soldiers' Section; E-372
 
Created by: Scott Hutchison
Record added: Jan 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12913665
Pvt William P Bishpam
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