William R Fox

William R Fox

Birth
Death 10 Oct 1862 (aged 23)
Burial Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 31370482 · View Source
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William was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Fox.

Berks and Schuylkill Journal,
Saturday, October 18, 1862

Another Berks county soldier has fallen in defence of the Stars and Stripes. William Fox of Robesonia, died at the Military Hospital at Harrisburg, on Friday of last week. His remains were brought home and buried on Sunday last. He belonged to the 12th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserves, and was in thirteen battles, in two of which he was wounded. The first wound he received at the battle of Drainesville, where he was the only one wounded in the Regiment. His second wound, and the one which proved fatal, was received at the battle of Antietam, Md. He was struck by a Minnie ball about two inches above the heart. Mr. Fox was a young man, 23 years.


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  • Added: 13 Nov 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 31370482
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William R Fox (11 Dec 1838–10 Oct 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 31370482, citing Saint John's Hains Cemetery, Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Grave Hunters (contributor 46978735) .