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William was born in Westerlo in June of 1844 , a son of Joshua Showers and Abby Ten Eyck
Marriage & Children
|Residence at Enlistment:||Preston Hollow|
|Place of Birth:||Westerlo, NY|
|Date of Birth:||June 1844|
|Names of Parents:||Joshua (Showers) and Abby Ten Eyck|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||16 Aug 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Rensselaerville, New York |
|State Served:||New York|
|Deserted or Died on:||1 Oct 1862|
|Deserted or Died at:||Alexandria, VA or Fredericksburg, VA|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21. "Died in the service at Fredericksburgh, Va."
Born in Westerlo, NY in June of 1844, Age 21, Mechanic, Blue eyes, Light hair, Dark complexion, 5'7-1/2" tall.
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War|
Additional Research Notes
“William Shoness (Showers), son of Joshua and Abby Ten Eyck Shoness (Showers), was born in Westerlo, June, 1844. He enlisted in the Sixty-first Regiment, Company E. He died in the service of the United States, near Fredericksburg, Virginia.”
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Ancestry Military Databases
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases