Howison, William H.
Age: 19, credited to Worcester, VTVITALS
Birth: 11/24/1844, Kingsey Falls, PQ, CanadaADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Forest Hill Cemetery, Chippewa Falls, WI
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William H. Howison
William Henry Howison was born in Kingsey Falls, Drummond County, Quebec on Nov. 24, 1844. He was raised in Vermont. Will enlisted on Dec. 2, 1863 in Brattleboro, Vt. He served in Battery I, A and D, 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery, Second Brigade, Second Division of the 6th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. Will was mustered out of service on Aug. 25, 1865, having fought in the following battles: Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Weldon Railroad, Ft. Stevens, Charleston, Gilbert's Ford, Opequan, Fisher's Hill, Cedar Creek and the first and second battles of Petersburg in March and April of 1865. Will moved from Vermont to Chippewa Falls, WI, in 1869 with his father, stepmother, half-sister and half-brother. Will became very active in the local GAR.
Will Howieson died on Feb. 7, 1929 in Chippewa Falls, WI. He was given a large military funeral. I believe he is buried in the Forest Hills Cemetery in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.
Contributed by Susan Helf, Seattle, Washington, Will's great-grandniece.