Monroe, William Leander
Age: 0, credited to Castleton, VTVITALS
Birth: 11/05/1837, Poultney, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, VT
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William L Munroe, M.D. died in Camp Stoneman Hospital, D.C., Feb. 12, 1865, aged 27 years. Dr. Munroe was the son of Nathan and Nancy Munroe, of Poultney, Vt. The first of three brothers to volunteer in the service of his country --- the second to yield his life on its altar. One sleeps on the soil of Virginia with the thousands of his brave comrades. --- the other, now the only surviving brother and son has participated in all the conflicts of Vermont Brigades from Antietam to Petersburg.
D. Munroe graduated in medicine at Burlington, Vt., in June 1860. Leaving a successful practice, he enlisted in the 12th Regt., U.S. Infantry in Dec., 1861, and re-enlisted in the 1st Regt. Army Corps in Dec., 1864.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1877, iii:1001
Courtesy of Deanna French.