William Crowninshield, Civil War Soldier


William Crowninshield
Born in Hinsdale, N.H._Son of Caleb Crowninshield,_by occupation a Farmer,_Married,_at the age of 27 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company K._Mustered into service October 22nd, 1862.
He served in all the duties and movements of the company until their return on the 21st of July, 1863.
On the 1st of December,. 1862, companies A. and K. were ordered to guard duty at Newport Barracks, N.C. and remained there through that and the following month. They then rejoined the regiment at Newbern, and Company K. was thereafter present in all movements.
Crowninshield was therefore, absent from the Goldsboro expedition, but hsared the fortunes of his company, on the Trent Road reconnoissances, at Plymouth, in the Gum Swamp affair, and in the Maryland campaign.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“William Crowninshield, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed January 20, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2556.