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Federal (USV)

Private

William F. Ford

(c. 1833 - 1891)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company K, 8th Ohio Infantry at age 28 on 5 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged 3 May 1863 at Frederick, MD on a Surgeon's Certificate of disability.

After the War

He was listed as being at the Pension Office, Washington, DC at the time of the Regimental Reunion at Gettysburg in September 1887.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1. Details from the State Roster. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1833

Death

03/04/1891 Washington, DC; burial in Congressional Cemetery, Washington, DC

Notes

1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 236 - 240  [AotW citation 14859]