William Bruce Mumford

William Bruce Mumford

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
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Mumford was convicted, and executed for treason .

Bio by: Tom DeNardo

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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 6405348
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Bruce Mumford (5 Dec 1819–7 Jun 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6405348, citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Tom DeNardo (contributor 767) .