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Corp William G Coppernall

Corp William G Coppernall

Birth
New York, USA
Death 25 Jul 1898 (aged 55–56)
Burial Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
Plot 5, 0, 2679
Memorial ID 522373 · View Source
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Civil War Veteran
Co B 27th Iowa Infantry
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From military records:
Coppenoll, William G. Age 20.
Residence Village Creek, IA.
Nativity New York.
Enlisted Aug. 9,1862.
Mustered Sept. 1, 1862.
Wounded slightly April 9, 1864, Pleasant Hill, La.
Promoted Aug. 20, 1864;
Mustered out Aug. 8, 1865, Clinton, Iowa.
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Based on enlistment, his service included duty at Jackson,TN guarding the railroad from Corinth,MS to Memphis TN until Jun 2 1863. Battle of Bayou LaFourche and capture of Little Rock Sep 10, 1863. Moved to Memphis, provost duty until Jan 28 1864. Moved to Vicksburg Jan 28 1864. Battles of Meridian Feb 3-Mar 5, Pleasant Hill,LA Apr 9, Cane River Crossing Apr 22-24, Yellow Bayou May 18-19, . Action at Lake Chicot Arkansas Jun 6-7 1864. Poctotoc Jul 11, Carmargo Crossroads near Harrisburg Jul 13, Tupelo Jul 14-15, Old Town Creek Jul 15. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price. Battle of Nashville, TN Dec 15-16 1864. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River Dec 17-28. Moved to New Orleans Feb 9-22 1865. Campaign against Mobile, Siege of Ft Blakely and Spanish Fort Mar & April 1865.
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From Civil War Pension Index:
His widow, Sarah, applied for his pension May 25, 1899 in Arkansas

Gravesite Details Birth year based on age at enlistment

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  • Maintained by: K L Bonnett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 522373
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp William G Coppernall (1842–25 Jul 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 522373, citing Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by K L Bonnett (contributor 46868590) .