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C.F. Williams, Jr.

C.F. Williams, Jr.

Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Charles Frederick Williams, Jr.

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 19 year old clerk in Salem, MA, he enlisted 15 April 1861 and mustered as Corporal, Company I, 8th Massachusetts (Militia) Infantry on 30 April. He mustered out on 1 August in Boston, then was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company F, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 19 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Middletown, MD on 22 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from a photograph in the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection,2 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

03/25/1842; Salem, MA

Death

09/22/1862 Middletown, MD; burial in Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, MA

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 538; Vol. 3, pg. 683  [AotW citation 20404]

2   US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <http://cdm16635.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16635coll12/>, Source page: Vol. 96, pg. 4943  [AotW citation 20405]