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Pvt William Harrison Bliven
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1831
Genesee County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1863
Walker County
Georgia, USA

Husband of Caroline Matilda (Walker) Bliven (1833-1904). Father of Abby, Millard, Levi Frank and Maria Bliven. Son of Samuel G. Bliven and Mabel Maria (Wheeler) Bliven. Died during his service in the Civil War at the Battle of Chickamauga. William was a private in the 78th Illinois Infantry, Company E. He enlisted on August 11, 1862 and was in the hospital in Nashville, Tennessee from May to August 1863. He was killed in action during his service at the Battle of Chickamuauga on Sept. 20, 1863.

Note: Although a marker exists for him in Burton Cemetery, he is most likely buried in one of the graves in Section M (grave 111 through 122) for the 78th Illinois Infantry in the Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenneessee. These graves are currently listed as "Unknown." 
Family links: 
  Samuel Greene Bliven (1809 - 1891)
  Mabel Maria Wheeler Bliven (1809 - 1895)
  Levi Frank Bliven (1858 - 1933)*
  Mary Jane Bliven McVay (1829 - 1911)*
  William Harrison Bliven (1831 - 1863)
  Louisa Bliven (1837 - 1837)*
  Rachel A. Bliven Epley (1838 - 1874)*
  Samuel Jefferson Bliven (1840 - 1862)*
  Hiram C. Bliven (1843 - 1918)*
  Charles Taylor Bliven (1848 - 1920)*
  Esther Ann Bliven Ellermeier (1853 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Burton Cemetery
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Calcat
Record added: May 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70530767
Pvt William Harrison Bliven
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Pvt William Harrison Bliven
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- Patty{Meyer}Gschwender
 Added: Jun. 17, 2012
Thank you for your bravery and service! Rest in peace.
- Calcat
 Added: Sep. 3, 2011

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