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Columbia Cemetery Civil War Headstone Conservation
New American Civil War Headstones
William I. Wilson
Private William I. Wilson, Co. A, 76th NY Infantry; died 06Sept1901; 62.4 years of age
New US Department of Veterans' Affairs 'American Civil War' marker.
Set on 10 x 13 x 2.5 inch dimensioned stone footing, leveled, and plumbed.
[ Dimension sandstone provided by Tribble Stone, Boulder, CO 80302. ]

William I. Williams enlisted as a Private in Company I , 76th NY Infantry, on 23July1863 at 28 years of age at Auburn, NY. He served 16.5 months in Company I, 76th NY Infantry; 23July1863 to 08Dec1864.

While William I. Williams was in service, the 76th New York Infantry regiment was engaged in the following battles which had a direct impact on the course of the war and / or a decisive influence on a campaign:
  • Mine Run Campaign, Va., 26 Nov - 02 Dec 1863
  • Battles of the Wilderness, Va., 05 - 07 May 1864
  • Spottsylvania Court House, Va., 12-21 May 1864; including the Assault on the Salient 12May1864
  • North Anna River, Va., 23-26 May 1864
  • Totopotomoy, Va., 28-31 May 1864
  • Cold Harbor, Va., 01-12 June 1864
  • Before Petersburg, Va., 16-18June 1864
  • Weldon Railroad, Va., 18-21 Aug1864
  • Poplar Springs Church, Va., 29 Sept - 02 Oct 1864
  • Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, Va., 27-28 Oct 1864

    William I. Williams was wounded on 05May1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness, Va.

    On 08Dec1864, William I. Williams was transferred to Company I, Veteran Reserve Corps, 14th Infantry.

    William I. Williams was discharge on 01Aug1865.

  • Historical Data Systems, Inc., Duxbury, MA 02331
  • NPS CWSSS Battle Summaries
  • NPS CWSSS Regimental Histories

    Additionally information regarding Aaron McGraw can be found in his Boulder Genealogical Society biography hosted on the City of Boulder [Colorado, USofA], Parks & Recreation, Columbia Cemetery website.

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