Samuel Warren Williams(1831 - 1894)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 30 year old shoemaker living in South Danvers when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861. He had previously served in Company H of the 5th Massachusetts Infantry, a 3-mothh unit.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was discharged for wounds on 16 April 1863.
After the War:
He apprently never married. He worked as a shoemaker and resided with his father for the rest of his life. He committed suicide at age 63 by hanging himself, about a year after his father's death.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.
|Birth Date: 04/18/1831 Place of Birth: Peabody, MA |
Death Date: 09/08/1894 Death Place: Peabody, MA
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 212 -213 [AotW citation 2728]
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