Summary

Conflict Period:
Civil War (Union) 1
Branch:
Navy 1
Rank:
Seaman enlist from army 1
Birth:
04 Oct 1842 1
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Full Name:
William Frederick Irwin 1
Birth:
04 Oct 1842 1
Physical Description:
Height: 5 ft. 6 in. 2
Weight/Build: complexion: fair 2
Eye Color: grey 2
Hair Color: red 2
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Civil War (Union) 1

Branch:
Navy 1
Rank:
Seaman enlist from army 1
Service Start Date:
27 Jul 1864 1
Service End Date:
05 Jul 1865 1
Enlistment Date:
13 Apr 1864 1
Enlistment Location:
order of Gen. Sedgwick 1
Service Number:
bookmark:See Inf 79.1864 1

Civil War (Union) 1

Branch:
Navy 1
Service Start Date:
13 Apr 1864 1
Enlistment Date:
28 Dec 1863 1

Civil War (Union) 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Private 1
Service Start Date:
24 Jun 1861 1
Service End Date:
05 Jul 1865 1
Enlistment Date:
04 May 1861 1
Enlistment Location:
Portland, Maine 1

Civil War (Union) 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Private 1
Service Start Date:
24 Jun 1861 1
Service End Date:
05 Jul 1865 1
Enlistment Location:
Portland, Maine 3
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POW hospitalization:
The one on the left is the Oath of Allegiance and the faint one on the right is the hospital record from the Conferderate Army Hospital #11 in Charlotte, NC. If you look closely, you can see that he was admitted with typhoid fever. 1

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  1. Contributed by furfloors1
  2. Description as it appears on Oath of Allegiance to USA signed at Nashville, Tennessee. Former CSA POW 8th NC Inf. — Contributed by furfloors1
  3. Company Muster Roll, signed O.J. Markle — Contributed by furfloors1
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Stories

Present with the 5th & 6th Maine, Infantry at Emory Upton's Charge at Spottsylvania's Bloody Angle,

Captured by the CSA, imprisoned as a POW at Salisbury.

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