William H. Turner

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Rank - Private
Company - D
Regiment - 31
Born - ca 1841
Died - 6 January 1865 at Elmira, NY
Buried - Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY in grave 1241
Township - Panther Branch

William H. Turner enlisted on 18 September 1861.  He was captured at Cold Harbor, VA around 31 May and 1 June 1864.  He was confined at Point Lookout, Maryland by 11 June 1864 but was transferred to Elmira, NY on 12 July 1864.  He died as a Prisoner of War at Elmira, NY of pleuritis.  Location of grave is #1276.   Son of  William David Turner and Christiana Walton.  His brothers, Junius D. Turner and John F. Turner, died in the Civil War also.

 

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