William Carnes

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 13 Jun 1864 Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot 1914
  • Memorial ID 30025041

William Carnes was age 21 and a farmer when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy on June 2, 1863, at Boston, Massachusetts, for a term of one year, as a Seaman, to the credit of Weston, Massachusetts. He served on the Receiving Ship OHIO and aboard the USS MONTGOMERY. He was taken prisoner on January 7, 1864, and died of chronic diarrhea as a Prisoner of War at Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia.

Sources: MASS. SOLDIERS... 7: 692; Goss, THE SOLDIER'S STORY..., p. 354.


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  • Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
  • Added: 23 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30025041
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Carnes (unknown–13 Jun 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30025041, citing Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Leon Edmund Basile (contributor 46949851) .