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 William Sergeant

William Sergeant

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Apr 1865 (aged 35)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section L, Lot 1-7
Memorial ID 23307 · View Source
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Civil War Union Army Officer. Served in the Civil War as a Captain and commander of Company F, 12th United States Regular Infantry, fighting in the Peninsular Campaign, the 2nd Battle of Bull Run and Antietam. Late in the Civil War he was appointed as Colonel and commander of the 210th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was mortally wounded at Gravely Run, Virginia during the Army of the Potomac's final push onto the trenches of Petersburg Virginia on March 29, 1865 and died after being returned to Philadelphia.

Bio by: Russ Dodge



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  • Added: 25 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23307
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Sergeant (29 Aug 1829–11 Apr 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23307, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .