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 William Gill Baugh Sr.

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William Gill Baugh Sr.

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Apr 1923 (aged 76)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section 6, Lot 31, Position 9
Memorial ID 29912864 View Source

Served during the Civil War as a Corporal with Company I, 76th Ohio Infantry. He was a member of the troops that marched through Georgia with General Sherman.

His wartime letters to his mother were included in Dr. Bell Wiley's history book. The Wilmington museum has some of his possessions.

After the war William worked as a cabinet-maker and carved wooden busts on ships at the Harlan Plant of the Ship Building Corporation.

William was a member of the Wilmington City Council for 12 years and also served on the Board of Education, GAR Washington Lodge of Masons, IOOF, Heptasophs, Kinghts of Pythias, and Sons of Veterans.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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