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 William Bruce Mumford
Cenotaph

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William Bruce Mumford

Birth
Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
Death
7 Jun 1862 (aged 42)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Cenotaph
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID
6405348 View Source

Mumford was convicted, and executed for treason .

Mumford was convicted, and executed for treason .

Bio by: Tom DeNardo


Inscription

Mumford was executed at New Orleans for taking down the U. S. flag from the mint before the surrender of the city to Admiral Ferragut.

Gravesite Details

William Bruce Mumford was originally buried in Cypress Grove Cemetery in New Orleans and moved to Greenwood Cemetery in 1955.


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  • Created by: Tom DeNardo
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6405348
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6405348/william-bruce-mumford: accessed ), memorial page for William Bruce Mumford (5 Dec 1819–7 Jun 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6405348, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Tom DeNardo (contributor 767).