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 William Francis Little

William Francis Little

Birth
Preemption, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Dec 1862 (aged 23)
Arkansas, USA
Burial Preemption, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 101525348 · View Source
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William married Elizabeth Jane Shoemaker on 19 Feb 1859 in Mercer County, IL. They had two children Ida E. and Henry Edwin.

William enlisted in Co. A 37th Ill Inf on 14 Aug 1862. Records show he was 23, 6' 1/2" with dark hair and brown eyes. He was wounded 7 Dec 1862 at the battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas. He died on those wounds on 10 Dec 1862. He was originally buried at Cane Hill, Ark. New grave at National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Grave # 1056.

After many years his body was returned to Illinois to be buried with his family.



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  • Created by: J&D Peterson
  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101525348
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Francis Little (1 Jul 1839–10 Dec 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101525348, citing Preemption Cemetery, Preemption, Mercer County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by J&D Peterson (contributor 46859770) .