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Pvt William J Brewer
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Birth: 1844
Death: Aug. 30, 1863
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Company C "Montross Guards" of Westmoreland County, 47th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence was not listed.
Enlisted on 5/16/1861, he was mustered into "C" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a Private.
Wounded, POW 7/3/1863 Gettysburg, PA; compound fracture of right leg; died of wounds in U.S. Hospital.

The 47th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, with men recruited in Caroline, Middlesex, Essex, and Stafford counties. During February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Gettysburg Dead Section: originally buried at Gettysburg, he was reinterred 1872-73.
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31966618
Pvt William J Brewer
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