PVT William W. Ainsworth

PVT William W. Ainsworth

Birth
Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 24 Sep 1864 (aged 24–25)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
Plot Potter Monument
Memorial ID 9570389 · View Source
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Served as in the 24th Independent Battery, New York Artillery.
Enlisted October 8,1861 at Hamlin, New York at age 22.
Mustered in December 7, 1861, as a private to serve three years. Re-enlisted January 1, 1864.
Captured April 20, 1864, at Plymouth, North Carolina
Held captive at Andersonville, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina
Died September 24, 1864, of dysentery at Charleston Race Course Prison.

Reinterred in Beaufort National Cemetery, SC as an unknown.
Name is listed on Potter Monument in Beaufort National Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 8 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9570389
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT William W. Ainsworth (1839–24 Sep 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9570389, citing Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .