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Pvt. Frederick Watt

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Pvt. Frederick Watt

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Feb 1862 (aged 19–20)
Fort Taylor, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Burial Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Plot SECTION 17 SITE 92
Memorial ID 110467692 View Source

Pvt. Watt enlisted in the US Army at Newport, PA on Sept. 14, 1861, he mustered in on Sept. 19, 1861. He was with Co. H, 47th Regt., Pa. Inf. Pvt. Watt mustered out Feb. 13, 1862 in Key West, FL.
A Methodist Church record for Pennsylvania, lists a Frederick Watt, on Newport Circuit, at an 1847 meeting. (Pennsylvania and New Jersey, U.S., Church and Town Records, 1669-2013) on Ancestry . com
Birth year above, based on enlistment age of 19, in September 1861.

Private Frederick Watt/Watts died of pneumonia at the regimental hospital in Key West (Fort Taylor). His death was certified by Elisha W. Baily, M.D., one of the 47th's surgeons.
He was first interred at Key West Barracks, and with many others later re interred at Barrancas National Cemetery.


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