ANDERSON, William L.

OH 159th Inf Co E. Residence: Muskingum, Ohio. Born 2 May 1843. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted May 1864 in Muskingum county, Ohio. Private. Wounded. Discharged Dec 1864 due to disability because of wound. Post war: In January 1868, while living in Plankinton, Aurora County, Dakota Territory, he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a gun shot wound to his left shoulder. Died 11 Dec 1932. Buried in Plankinton, South Dakota, Cemetery. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Aurora County) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Dakota Territory)”, publ. 1996, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville Minnesota

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