William Henry Phillips

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 18 October 1844

Died 21 February 1921

Buried Graceland Cemetery, Marion County Iowa


Private Phillips received a disability discharge sometime between 1862 and 1863. He would also serve in the 17th Veteran Reserve Corps.


After the war he became a very wealthy department store owner.


He filed for a pension in June of 1880


Patricia Player Richley, great great granddaughter of William Phillips.