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Washington Durrett Ancell
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Birth: 1842
Scott County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1899
Scott County
Missouri, USA

Died of pneumonia
Son of Washington Catterton ANCELL and Elizabeth WHITELAW

Married 3 Jan 1869 in New Madrid Co MO
Isabella Susan GODDARD

Enlisted as Private in Co E 18 Aug 1862 in Mississippi County. Horse appraised at $140 and horse equipment at $15. Present until taken prisoner in Madison Co, MO 25 Oct 1864, probably sick or wounded. He was transferred from St. Louis, MO to Alton, IL military prison 30 Nov 1864 and then to Rock Island, IL 7 Dec 1864. Arrived at Point Lookout, MD for exchange 13 Mar 1865. After exchange, he was one of over sixty men placed under the charge of Lt. Robert H. Stockton, 2nd MO Infantry Regt, who was to escort them from Richmond, VA to the 1st MO Brigade at Mobile, AL. The contingent of former prisoners left Richmond by rail on or about 24 March 1865, but after the first fifty miles the trains ceased running and the group was forced to proceed on foot. They reached Eufaula, AL on 12 Apr. Lt. Stockton learned of the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee at that point and released the men to go where they wished. See Confederate Veteran, 12 (1904), pp. 380-381. He joined the 2 Missouri Cavalry Regiment at that time, as he was paroled as Private, Co B, 2 Missouri Cavalry Regiment, 16 May 1865 at Columbus, MS. He was the twin brother of Henry Clay Ancell. Died of pneumonia in 1899 and is buried in the Ancell Cemetery, near Kelso, Scott County, MO. 
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  Isabelle Susan Goddard Ancell (1847 - 1897)*
  Albert Clay Ancell (1869 - 1912)*
  Ralph Walter Ancell (1878 - 1903)*
*Calculated relationship
Ancell Cemetery
Scott County
Missouri, USA
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Record added: Mar 15, 2009
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Washington Durrett Ancell
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