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Federal (USV)

Private

Jeremiah Willis

(1844 - 1910)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wickford, he enlisted on 18 September 1861 in Company H, 4th Rhode Island Infantry.

The rest of the War

He reenlisted on 5 January 1864. He was transferred (consolidated) into Company G, 7th Rhode Island Infantry on 21 October 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. His presence at Antietam from a muster roll, research courtesy of Bob Freitag. His life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

01/01/1844; New Shoreham, RI

Death

01/06/1910 North Kingstown, RI; burial in Elm Grove Cemetery, North Kingstown, RI

Notes

1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 256 - 322  [AotW citation 14027]