William Franklin

William Franklin

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Navy · Seaman
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Navy

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Service Start Date

3 Mar 1864

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Rank

Seaman

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Service End Date

Unknown

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
State

Florida

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Branch

Confederate Army

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Unit

Seventh Infantry (Cr-H)

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Service Start Date

25 Apr 1862

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Service End Date

25 Feb 1864

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Rank

Private

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Branch

Militia

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Service Start Date

27 Nov 1861

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Rank

Seaman

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Service End Date

25 Apr 1862

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about William Franklin

Biographical Sketch

    Private William Hillary Franklin was born at Oak Grove, Santa Rosa County, Florida on June 5th, 1844.

    He was mustered into service as a seaman on November 27th, 1861 with Captain Henry Mulrenan’s Florida Volunteer Coast Guards; on January 9th, 1862 he was assigned to the crew of the Mary Jane. He remained in this unit until mustered into Confederate service on April 25th, 1862 when he was enlisted as a Private in Captain Smith’s Company (Key West Avengers), 7th Regiment Florida Infantry by Major R. B. Thomas at Tampa, Florida for a period of 3 years or the war.

    He was reported present on all rolls until February 25th, 1864. On that date, he was transferred to the C.S. Navy and was assigned serve in CSS Savannah as a seaman.

    There is no further record of his service. He died at Blackmon, Okaloosa County, Florida on June 15th, 1925

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