William G Stone

BirthJuly 17, 1838
DeathJan. 24, 1896
CemeteryCrab Orchard (Crab Orchard)
PostMason (Crab Orchard)
Unit1st Iowa Infantry, Company C

Private William G Stone

Company C, 1st Iowa Infantry (3 months, 1861)

Stone was born in Indiana on July 17, 1838. He was living in Muscatine (Muscatine County), Iowa when he enlisted in the regiment on April 22, 1861. He was mustered on May 14, 1861 and served about 3 months. He was mustered out on August 21, 1861 at St Louis.

The 1st Iowa Infantry (3 months, 1861) was organized and mustered at Keokuk on May 14, 1861 for 3 months. The unit fought at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek in Missouri on August 10, 1861. Ten members of the regiment were killed and 140 were wounded. Stone was one of the wounded soldiers. He was discharged 11 days later.

Stone died on January 24, 1896 at the age of 57 years. He is buried in the Crab Orchard Cemetery in Crab Orchard (Johnson County), Nebraska. He was a charter member of the Mason Post (#169) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Crab Orchard.

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