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 William Spencer Grigg

William Spencer Grigg

Birth
Rutherford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 21 Jul 1863 (aged 38–39)
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot , 656
Memorial ID 2589992 · View Source
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He was born in Rutherford County, NC about 1824.

He married Susanna Costner.

He enlisted on February 28, 1863, in Cleveland County, NC.
He served in the 38th Regiment NC Troops, Company I.
He was present until he was wounded in the right foot at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 1, 1863. He was captured and hospitalized at David's Island, New York Harbor on or about July 19, 1863. He died at David's Island on July 21, 1863 of "pyemia" -blood poisoning.

"North Carolina
Cleveland County
Personally appeared before me T. D. Lattimore CSC of Cleveland County D D Suttle who being duly sworn says he was Leut. In Co. I. 38" N.C.T. that William Grigg was also a member of said Company that the said William Grigg was wound (sic) on the 1st day of July 1863 at the battle of Gettysburg Pa by having his right foot torn off, affiant never saw him after that but was informed and believes he died of wound soon thereafter on his way back to va, affiant further says he has no interest in this claim for pension.
D D Suttle

Sworn to & subscribed before me Sept 14" 1885, I certify the said D D Suttle to be a man of respectability.
T D Lattimore CSC "


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  • Maintained by: Donna Wilson
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2589992
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Spencer Grigg (1824–21 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2589992, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Donna Wilson (contributor 47333898) .