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William Filen York
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1842
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1865
Cook County
Illinois, USA

This is William Filen York, b. Nov. 17, 1842 in Alabama; d. Feb 23, 1865 in Camp Douglas, IL. Son of Andrew Jackson York & Permela Wright.

Enlisted on Apr. 26, 1862, at Fayette Co., Alabama, by J.J. Winston [1]. Muster May 3, 1862. Drew clothing May 22, 1864. POW captured at Ruff's Mill, Ga., July 5, 1864, by 16th U.S. Army Corps; turned over to the Provost Marshal, Marietta, Ga., July 7, 1864. Received at Military Prison, Louisville, Ky., July 4, 1864; forwarded to Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., entered July 18, 1864. Died of pneumonia at Camp Douglas Feb. 23, 1865. Buried in Grave No. 820, Block 3, Chicago, City Cemetery.

[1] Denotes that the solder's file indicates that the individual joined for 3 years or the duration of the war and received a $50 enlistment bonus.
F 38 Ala.
Note: Confederate Mound
Oak Woods Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Doug the bug
Record added: Aug 09, 2009
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William Filen York
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Thank you for your Confederate service. Your sacrifice is not forgotten. Rest in honored peace.
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Oct. 26, 2010

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