William S. Walker, Civil War Soldier


William S. Walker
Born in Hatley, Canada East,_Son of George Walker,_by occupation an Engraver,_Unmarried,_at the age of 17 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company G.
Detailed as drummer, and was therefore relieved from the common private’s duties.
He volunteered to accompany the regiment on the Goldsboro expedition. But he afterwards took no part in the expedition or important marches, and performed his duties at Newbern in camp.
Returned from Baltimore, via Boston, with the sick and convalescents, arriving July 22nd, under orders to report on arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“William S. Walker, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed February 20, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2541.