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William Fischer, Jr. (#47039399)
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Major, United States Air Force, Retired. Taught high school in suburban Columbus, Ohio, for seven years. Now work as an historian for the National Park Service.

My posted Find A Grave headstone photos may be used for not-for-profit family history purposes without asking my permission, with proper crediting.
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Phillip H. Pitzer
Sarah H. Sims
Why would you post a gravestone picture on a memorial that already has a very good picture of the same gravestone? Find A Grave Memorial# 18572503 - If you are related, I would be happy to transfer the memorial to your care.
Added by Phillip H. Pitzer on Nov 21, 2015 12:57 PM
Carolyn Whitaker
Jefferson Richards Find A Grave Memorial# 154733686
I finally found him, he's listed on the muster rolls as Richard Jefferson and likewise buried that way. Find A Grave Memorial# 832940. The date of death they show is May 29, 1920, but he died according to obit May 22, 1920 in La Junta, Colorado.

Second Regiment Kansas Colored Volunteers - Infantry
Company H

Private Jefferson Richard Wyandotte Aug. 15, '63 Oct. 17, '63 Mus. out on det. roll, Leavenworth, Nov. 15, '63
Added by Carolyn Whitaker on Nov 18, 2015 9:02 AM
Carolyn Whitaker
Jefferson Richards Find A Grave Memorial# 154733686
Hi Bill,
will you take a look at the records there and see if you can find this soldier? I can't find him on the grave locator and he served in the 2nd Colored Troops Co A. Can't find him on the adjutant general's report either.

His obit is on the memorial and the 1865 Fort Scott census shows him serving. He's listed in the household of Andrew and Jane Jones. I checked Jones too but didn't find him.

Added by Carolyn Whitaker on Nov 07, 2015 8:18 PM
Karen Todd
Walquist and Rumbeck
Thank you so much for fulfilling by photo request. Much appreciated.

Williston, Vermont
Added by Karen Todd on Sep 17, 2015 8:05 AM
Don Bedwell
Eugene Humphreys 5669021
Please send me your source for his first name, thanks Don Bedwell
Added by Don Bedwell on Sep 16, 2015 7:32 AM
Linda Linn
Henry Rickey
Thanks so much for taking and posting the gravestone photo for Civil War Veteran Henry Rickey. We appreciate it!
Added by Linda Linn on Aug 23, 2015 7:43 PM
Mark Grafe
William, thanks for the edit. Joseph has been transferred to you, take care.
Added by Mark Grafe on Aug 09, 2015 7:32 AM
Suzanne A
Daniel Tinney
Thanks so much for fulfilling my request for a photo of the gravestone of Daniel Tinney. It was most helpful to me to see that this man is indeed the Civil War veteran I has suspected. Your timely help is very much appreciated! SuzanneA
Added by Suzanne A on Aug 03, 2015 2:01 PM
AJ Tyson
Elizabeth Bay in Pleasant Hill Cemetery

I see that you've submitted a photo for Elizabeth Bay's grave in Pleasant Hill Cemetery:

I was wondering if you had transcribed the stone at the time? Unfortunately I'm unable to read the inscription on the photo, and am pretty sure this is the final resting place of one of my ancestors that I've been looking for for a while. Many thanks in advance for your help.

Added by AJ Tyson on Aug 03, 2015 6:03 AM
Tom Jennings
Valentine Miller & Agnes Miller Photos
Bill, thanks for the picture. Can you ppost it again for his wife? Very much appreciated. We're preparing for a reunion. Every little detail that's nailed down is important!
Added by Tom Jennings on Aug 01, 2015 8:20 AM
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