William C Bartholemew


BirthApril 28, 1841
DeathMarch 9, 1934
CemeteryDavid City (David City)
PostLincoln (David City)
Unit7th Iowa Infantry, Company F

Corporal William C Bartholemew

Company F, 7th Iowa Infantry

Bartholemew was born in Ohio on April 28, 1841. He was living in Wapello County, Iowa when he enlisted on July 11, 1861. Bartholemew was mustered on July 24, 1861 and served 3 years with the unit. He was promoted to corporal on January 1, 1863. He was discharged on July 23, 1864.

The 7th Iowa Infantry was organized at Burlington between July 24 and August 4, 1861. During Bartholemew’s enlistment, the unit was involved in many major battles and campaigns. Some of them include:

Battle of Shiloh (TN) (April 6-7, 1862).

Siege of Corinth (MS) (April 29-May 30, 1862).

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 13-14, 1864).

Bartholemew died on March 9, 1934 at the age of 93 years. He is buried in the David City Cemetery in David City (Butler County), Nebraska. Barholemew was a member of the Lincoln Post (#10) of the Grand Army of the Republic in David City.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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