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Pvt William Henry Randall
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1826
Broome County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1898
Chemung County
New York, USA

Son of Nehemiah Randall and Eunice Dodge. Husband of Cynthia Jane Gleason.

William was a veteran of the Civil War. He enlisted 23 Jan 1864 as a private, Company K, 161st New York Volunteer Infantry; suffered a gunshot wound of his left hand 1 Apr 1865 near Mobile, Alabama, losing his left ring finger; discharged at White Hall Hospital near Bristol, Pennsylvania 21 Jun 1865.

A detailed account of William Henry Randall's experience in the Civil War is chronicled in the book An Incidental Casualty: The Experience of William Randall in the Civil War by Peter E. Schilling (2013).

William and Cynthia's children:
1. Nehemiah C (1854-1857)
2. Truman H (1856-1936)
3. Ida M (1858-1923)
4. Albert F (1863-1929)
5. Birtha Jane (1862-1865)
6. William A (1866-1879)
7. Curtis Lemuel (1868-1924)
8. Clarinda Eunice (1871-1954)
9. Anna J (1873-1948)

Many thanks to bluelady for photographing William's grave.

Obituary: "William H. Randall died at his home, 1046 Walnut St, last night, September 20, 1898 at 11 o'clock. He was a former resident of Waverly, NY, but moved to Elmira about two years ago and has resided here since. Deceased was nearly seventy-two years of age and a veteran of the Civil War, having been a member of Company K, 161st Regiment NY Volunteers. He is survived by his wife and six children, three sons and three daughters. The funeral will be held at his late residence on Friday, September 23rd at 3pm and the interment will be in Woodlawn." (Elmira Gazette and Free Press 21 Sep 1898) 
Family links: 
  Nehemiah Randall (1793 - 1850)
  Cynthia Jane Gleason Randall (1836 - 1915)*
  Nehemiah C Randall (1854 - 1857)*
  Truman Henry Randall (1856 - 1936)*
  Birtha Jane Randall (1862 - 1865)*
  Albert F Randall (1863 - 1929)*
  William A Randall (1866 - 1879)*
  Curtis Lemuel Randall (1868 - 1924)*
  Clarinda Eunice Randall Bunzey (1871 - 1954)*
  William Henry Randall (1826 - 1898)
  Olive O. Randall VanAmburg (1829 - 1908)*
  Orrin Sylvester Randall (1833 - 1857)*
*Calculated relationship
71 yrs
Woodlawn Cemetery
Chemung County
New York, USA
Plot: Section C, Lot 159
GPS (lat/lon): 42.10505, -76.82665
Maintained by: Amy Elizabeth
Originally Created by: RobMinteer57
Record added: Oct 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99811607
Pvt William Henry Randall
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