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 William H. Cole

William H. Cole

Birth
Canada
Death 8 Jan 1865
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Plot 2698
Memorial ID 10569133 · View Source
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Private, Co. B, 1st W.Va. Infantry
Date of death: Jan. 8, 1865
Grave: 2698
Original place of burial: Frederick, MD.
Source: U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962 Record
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William H. Cole was born in Canada, and was a farmer.

He enlisted in the Independent Loudoun Virginia Rangers (USA) on June 20, 1864, and was mustered in on July 2, 1864, as a private, at Harpers Ferry. He deserted at Point of Rocks, Md. on Oct. 21, 1864, and was arrested by the Provost Marshall at Frederick Md. He later suffered a gunshot wound and was at the U.S. General Hospital at Frederick on Dec. 31, 1864, and he died on Jan. 7, 1865, at Frederick. As he was near death, he said his correct name was Elisha Curl. (Information from military service and pension records.)


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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 6 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10569133
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William H. Cole (unknown–8 Jan 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10569133, citing Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .