William Henry Phillips

Mustered into service as a Private on October 25, 1862

Born 18 October 1844

Died 21 February 1921

Buried Graceland Cemetery, Marion County Iowa



Private Phillips was discharged in the late summer of 1864 because of disability namely from rheumatism and disease of the liver contracted soon after the Battle of Gettysburg. He would later serve in the 17th Veterans Reserve Corps.


He filed for a pension in June of 1880.



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