Samuel William Preston

Samuel William Preston

Birth
London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada
Death 15 Jan 1865 (aged 22)
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 57753687 · View Source
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Lieutenant - Fell in Battle

Union Civil War hero and naval officer.
Preston graduated first in the Class of 1862 at the U.S. Naval Academy. He was killed in action leading a landing party of U.S. Sailors and Marines at the Second Battle of Fort Fisher.


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  • Created by: Shawna
  • Added: 26 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57753687
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel William Preston (6 Apr 1842–15 Jan 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57753687, citing United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Shawna (contributor 47194489) .