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Lieut William Samuel Witham
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1838
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Nov. 16, 1910
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He was mustered in as a Private in Company I, 28th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on July 4, 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on July 5, 1861, and then to Quartermaster Sergeant, Field and Staff, on September 1, 1862. He served in that duty for most of the balance of the war, re-enlisting on December 24, 1864 at Wanhatchie, Tennessee. On April 6, 1865 he was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant of Company C. Two months later he was advanced to Regimental Adjutant, Field and Staff, on June 1, 1865. He was honorably mustered out on July 18, 1865.

On November 22, 1910 his wife, Maggie Witham, filed for a US Army Widow's Pension (Application #952935, Certificate #713277).

72y
Married
Carpenter (retired)
Son of William Witham
456 Sharpnack Street, 22nd Ward

1910-11-19; Paper: Philadelphia Inquirer
"WITHAM - On November 17, 1910, Captain WILLIAM S. WITHAM, beloved husband of Margaret A. Witham (nee Tuttle) in his 73d year. Relatives and friends, also survivors of 28th Reg't., Penna Vols., and members of Post 10, G. A. R., are invited to attend the funeral services, on Sunday, at 2 P. M., at his late residence, 45 E. Sharpnack st., Germantown. Interment at Chelten Hills Cemetery. Indianapolis and Cincinnati papers pleas copy. 
 
Burial:
Chelten Hills Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Harrell-Sesniak
Originally Created by: Meges
Record added: May 11, 2012
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Lieut William Samuel Witham
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- Russ Dodge
 Added: Sep. 1, 2014
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- Meges
 Added: May. 11, 2012
 
 
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