COL Williams, Samuel J.

Samuel J. Williams

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Born: October 13, 1830

Birthplace: Montgomery County, Virginia

Father: William Henry Williams Sr. 1808 – 1845
(Buried: Sparr Cemetery, Delaware County, Indiana)​

Mother: Celia Young 1803 – 1876
(Buried: Sparr Cemetery, Delaware County, Indiana)​

1st Wife: Lurena Ellen Davis 1827 – 1851
(Buried: Sparr Cemetery Delaware County Indiana)​

2nd Wife: Rebecca Shroyer 1832 – 1903
(Buried: White Cemetery, Selma, Indiana)​

Children:

Lorena Ellen Williams Young 1851 – 1923​
(Buried: White Cemetery, Selma, Indiana)​
William Henry Williams 1853 – 1923​
(Buried: White Cemetery, Selma, Indiana)​
Parthena Jane Williams Dunkle 1854 – 1933​
(Buried: White Cemetery, Selma, Indiana)​
Mary Elizabeth Williams Martin 1856 – 1935​
(Buried: White Cemetery, Selma, Indiana)​
Samuel Joseph Williams Jr. 1857 – 1943​
(Buried: Oak Park Cemetery, Ligonier, Indiana)​
Cassius B. Williams 1860 – 1874​
(Buried: White Cemetery, Selma, Indiana)​

Occupation before War:

Farmer in Selma, Indiana​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Captain, Company K, 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment​
1862: Lt. Colonel of 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment​
1863: Regimental Commander at the Battle of Gettysburg​
1863: Wounded on First day of Battle of Gettysburg​
1864: Killed at the Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia​

Died: May 6, 1864

Place of Death: Wilderness, Virginia

Cause of Death: Killed in Battle

Age at time of Death: 33 years old

Burial Place: White Cemetery, Selma, Indiana
 
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