McAllister, William H. H.
Age: 24, credited to Stowe, VTVITALS
Birth: 06/21/1837, Stowe, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose, MA
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William H. H. McAllister
W. H. H. Mc Allister, born in Stowe, enlisted in 4th Vt. Reg., Aug. 31, '61; age 24; mustered in as a private, in Co. G, Sept. 20, '61, at Brattleboro; left the State the same day; promoted Serg. Jan. 19 '62; During Peninsular campaign in the spring and summer of '62, detailed as ordnance Serg; August, sick with inflammatory rheumatism, sent to Master St. Hospital, Philadelphia, Aug 12th; Oct 22 joined his regiment; promoted first serg. Nov 3, '62; took part in the battle at Fredericksburg, Dec 13th, wounded by a piece of shell striking the right knee, fracturing the bone, so amputation became necessary; Dec. 16th, sent to Harewood Hospital, Washington, June 21 '63 transferred to Marine Hospital, Burlington, obtained a furlough and came home the first of the winter; his wound becoming more troublesome, was unable to return to the hospital; during the winter while his sufferings were intense, maintained a cheerful frame of mind, persisting he should recover; in the spring, returned to the hospital, remaining 'till Sept 20, '64; having served 3 years, was mustered out Sept. 30, '64; received $10 government bounty, and a pension commencing Sept 30, '64 and since June 6, "66 of $15 per month.
From R. A. Savage, in Maria Wilkins' "History of Stowe to 1869" reprint from Amy Hemenway's the vermont Historical Gazetteer, Vol II, 1871.
Contributed by Barb Baraw.