Wednesday, May 26, 2010

William T. Cunningham

William T. Cunningham was the second Major. He was Captain of Company G, and was appointed Major on the promotion of Major Belknap to the lieutenant-colonelcy on August 1, 1862. He was wounded in the left arm in the battle of Corinth on October 3, 1862, where he behaved with gallantry. He resigned on January 10, 1863, and died on May 28, 1884, at Pittsburgh, Kansas.

SOURCE: William W. Belknap, History of the Fifteenth Regiment, Iowa Veteran Volunteer Infantry, p. 39

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