Thursday, January 23, 2014

William Scott, 15th., Massachusetts Infantry.

William Scott.

Birth: About 1824, England.
Death: Oct. 26, 1861

Wife: Mary Cairns Scott (____ - 1887).

Burial: Mount Zion Cemetery, Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

History of Massachusetts 15th, Infantry
William Scott, private, Co. I., born England, age 37, married, Spinner.  Killed at the Battle of Ball's Bluff, October 21, 1861 
Library of Congress. 
CHAP>CCLXXXI-An Act for the relief of Mary Scott.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that  the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to allow and pay to Mary Scott, widow of William Scott, late a private in company I, Fifteenth regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, a pension at the rate of Eight dollars per month, from the Twenty-first day of October, Eighteen Hundred add Sixty-One, the date of the death of her said husband, until the Tenth day of August, Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-One, the date of the commencement of the pension heretofore allowed her, and the additional sum of two dollars per month for each child of said William Scott under sixteen years of age, to commence from the twenty-fifth day of July Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-Six, and to continue until said children shall attain the age of sixteen years.
Approver July 27, 1868. 

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