Tuesday, March 19, 2013

William Wise Ewing. Pennsylvania.

This information was taken from the 3rd. Pennsylvanai Cavalry, Regimental History.

William Wise Ewing, Private, 3rd., Pennsylvania Cavalry, Co. H., Enlisted August 17, 1861, for 3 years.

Camp Marcy, Virginia, March 3, 1863.

About 10 o'clock in the morning Private William W. Ewing of company H., was instantly killed by the accidental discharge of a pistol in the hands of an intimate friend and a comrade of the deceased.  The ball entered his left temple of the unfortunate man and passed completely through the head.

William Wise Ewing was born between 1840 and 1841.  His burial was at Dickson Presbyterian Church Graveyard, Walnut Bottom, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

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