Lieut William Berry Ford

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Lieut William Berry Ford

  • Birth 1845
  • Death 30 Apr 1887
  • Burial Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 9093903

William Berry Ford was serving as 2LT. in Company D of the 8th KY Cav. when he was captured July 19, 1863 at Buffington, Ohio (CSA Genl. Morgan's Ohio raid). He would later become 1 of 600 CSA officer's that the US Government placed in a stockade in Charleston's harbor to face the artillery fire from their comrades. For all practical purposes, they were used as "human shields". Collectively, these men became better known as the "Immortal 600".


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  • Created by: Stonewall
  • Added: 13 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9093903
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut William Berry Ford (1845–30 Apr 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9093903, citing Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Stonewall (contributor 46536634) .