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CPT William Hunter Churchill

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death
19 Oct 1847 (aged 28)
Port Isabel, Cameron County, Texas, USA
Burial
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID
58894775 View Source

USMA Class of 1840. Cullum No. 1024.

After a temporary interment at Point Isabel, his remains were taken to Savannah, George and there re-interred.
Source: Sketch of Bvt. Brig. General Sylvester Church by Franklin Hunter Churchill, 1888.
He died at Point Isabell, Texas, Oct. 19, 1847. He was buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia.
Source: The Earliest Cuylers in Holland and America by Maud Churchill Nicoll, 1912.

On December 14, 1844, he married Elizabeth Margaret Cuyler.

Times-Picayune Friday, October 29, 1847
New Orleans, Louisiana
From the Rio Grande and Saltillo
By the Alabama we have papers from Matamoros to the 16th. From the papers of that date we clip the following:
Postscript
We are pained at learning from the Flag [Matamoros], of the death of Captain William H. Churchill, of the 3d Artillery, Assistant Quartermaster. He died at Point Isabel on the 19th instant of yellow fever. Captain Churchill graduated at West Point in 1840. He was brevetted Captain for his brilliant conduct at Resnca de la Palma. He leaves a wife to mourn his loss.

USMA Class of 1840. Cullum No. 1024.

After a temporary interment at Point Isabel, his remains were taken to Savannah, George and there re-interred.
Source: Sketch of Bvt. Brig. General Sylvester Church by Franklin Hunter Churchill, 1888.
He died at Point Isabell, Texas, Oct. 19, 1847. He was buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia.
Source: The Earliest Cuylers in Holland and America by Maud Churchill Nicoll, 1912.

On December 14, 1844, he married Elizabeth Margaret Cuyler.

Times-Picayune Friday, October 29, 1847
New Orleans, Louisiana
From the Rio Grande and Saltillo
By the Alabama we have papers from Matamoros to the 16th. From the papers of that date we clip the following:
Postscript
We are pained at learning from the Flag [Matamoros], of the death of Captain William H. Churchill, of the 3d Artillery, Assistant Quartermaster. He died at Point Isabel on the 19th instant of yellow fever. Captain Churchill graduated at West Point in 1840. He was brevetted Captain for his brilliant conduct at Resnca de la Palma. He leaves a wife to mourn his loss.


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