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 William Filen York

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William Filen York

  • Birth 17 Nov 1842 Alabama, USA
  • Death 23 Feb 1865 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 40469467

This is William Filen York, b. Nov. 17, 1842 in Alabama; d. Feb 23, 1865 in Camp Douglas, IL. Son of Andrew Jackson York & Permela Wright.

Enlisted on Apr. 26, 1862, at Fayette Co., Alabama, by J.J. Winston [1]. Muster May 3, 1862. Drew clothing May 22, 1864. POW captured at Ruff's Mill, Ga., July 5, 1864, by 16th U.S. Army Corps; turned over to the Provost Marshal, Marietta, Ga., July 7, 1864. Received at Military Prison, Louisville, Ky., July 4, 1864; forwarded to Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill., entered July 18, 1864. Died of pneumonia at Camp Douglas Feb. 23, 1865. Buried in Grave No. 820, Block 3, Chicago, City Cemetery.

[1] Denotes that the solder's file indicates that the individual joined for 3 years or the duration of the war and received a $50 enlistment bonus.


Inscription

F 38 Ala.

Gravesite Details Confederate Mound

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  • Created by: Doug the bug
  • Added: 9 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40469467
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Filen York (17 Nov 1842–23 Feb 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40469467, citing Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Doug the bug (contributor 46927512) .