W. B Wilson died 5/17/1925 at age 81. He was married to Mary E McCormick. Here is the obit
HE IS MUSTERED OUT
Capt. W B Wilson of Sharpsville Died Yesterday Evening
At 2:20 yesterday evening taps were sounded for Capt. W B Wilson of Sharpsville, a veteran of the civil war and a man much beloved by his legion of friends. He died at the age of nearly 81 years, having been born September 14, 1839. The veteran had been ill for some time. The infirmities of years taxing his vitality and for more than five weeks he was in the valley of the shadow, the end being anticipated.
Capt. Wilson was a native of Indiana, he having been born in Seipo, Jennings county, his father being Wallis Wilson, a Virginian. The great grandfather came to Virginia in the early day, going there from England and locating in Halifax county. His name was also Wallis Wilson. The great grandfather was a soldier in the revolutionary army and the grandfather fought in the war of 1812. The mother of Capt. Wilson was Madilda Amick, daughter of Nicholas Amick of N. Carolina, she being of German parentage. Her parents came to Indiana in 1818 and settled in Jennings county. It was in that county that his parents were married and twelve children were born to them. There were six of the family living, they being Daniel Wilson of Seymour, Joel Wilson of Elizabethtown, Henry Wilson and Mrs Sarah Durhand of the same place, Miss Rebecca Wilson and Miss Clara Wilson of Columbus.
Capt. W. B. Wilson was married May 6, 1866 to Mary A Dixon, a full cousin of Lincoln Dixon, congressman from the Fourth Indiana district. His companion lived buy three years, dying in October 1869. One child was born to the union, that being William L Wilson.
Capt. Wilson was married for the second time in March 1872 to Mary E McCormick, she dying in March 1907. Four children were the result of that union, the surviving ones being Wallis Wilson of Newcastle, Miss Ida Wilson at home and Charles E Wilson living on a form north of Sharpsville.
Mr Wilson elinsted in the army July 1861 at Indianapolis. He was a member of Co ** 19th volunteer infantry and his name was the last on the roll call. He enlisted as a private and received advances until he was mustered out as captain of a company, he being made a captain October 18, 1861, he being captain of Co G 20tyh regiment, there being a reorganization and a consolidation of the recruits of the 7th, 14th and veterans of the 19th and 20th. Captain Wilson seen much service, he taking part in the battle of Lewinsville in front of Washington and he was in the Rappahannock campaign. He was at Gainesville in August of that campaign at which time the union forces engaged lost 55 percent of the ment. He was at the second battle of Bull Run August 29 and 30. He was at the battle of South Mountain in Maryland and at Antetam, the hardest fought battle of the war. At the end of that fight his company had but three men not killed or wounded. Mr Wilson being among the number wounded. A ball entered his left arm and lodged in the front part of his chest where it is embedded to this day. He was in the hospital at Fredericksburg, MO, until the last days of December 1862, when he was able to rejoin his company at Acquah creek, a landing on the Potomac, this being at a point one hundred miles below Washington. May 1863, he was in the fight at ... The rest is very hard to read. It does state that he was buried at the Sharpsville Cemetary.
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