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 William C. Fordyce

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William C. Fordyce

  • Birth 9 Nov 1835 Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 21 May 1888 Tyler County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 21861685

Wm. C. Fordyce, formerly of Jackson township, this county, died at his home in Tyler county, W. Va., on Monday, May 21, of neuralgia of the heart. He had been in good health until seized with the disease mentioned, and death ensued in about a half hour afterward. He was in his 53d year and was a member of Co. F, 85th Pa. Vols., during the late war serving the entire term and participating in all of the many sanguinary engagements in which the regiment took part. He leaves a wife and three children who deeply mourn their loss. He was and Elder in the Christian Church and had many friends in the neighborhood of his new home. His many friends in this county will learn of his death with sadness and deep regret.
Waynesburg Republican, May 31, 1888 (Greene County, PA)


U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
about William C Fordyce
Name: William C Fordyce
Residence: Center Twp, Pennsylvania
Age at enlistment: 25
Enlistment Date: 16 Oct 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Pennsylvania
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company F, Pennsylvania 85th Infantry Regiment on 16 Oct 1861.
Mustered out on 22 Nov 1864 at Pittsburgh, PA.

Birth Date: 9 Nov 1835
Death Date: 21 May 1888
Death Place: Tyler Co, WV
Sources: History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865
History of the 85th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
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  • Created by: Olin E. Hartley
  • Added: 1 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21861685
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William C. Fordyce (9 Nov 1835–21 May 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21861685, citing Fordyce Cemetery, Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Olin E. Hartley (contributor 46925033) .