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William Laing
Birth: 1831
Hempstead
Nassau County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1864
Henrico County
Virginia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed in action at Chapin's Bluff, Virginia. He entered the Union Army at Brooklyn, New York. He served as a Sergeant in Company F, 158th New York Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia. His citation reads "Was among the first to scale the parapet." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Saint George's Church Cemetery *
Hempstead
Nassau County
New York, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.70681, -73.62209
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 23, 2005
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William Laing
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Soldier, thank you for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. I know Chaffin's Farm quite well and have been there many times. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Sep. 29, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015

- Jo Gilbert Parker
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014
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