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William Emery Merrill
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
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William Emery Merrill of Wisconsin
Appointed from Wisconsin, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1854 (1)
Brevet Second Lieutenant of Engineers, 1 July 1859
Second Lieuenant, 20 February 1861
First Lieutenant, 6 August 1861
Captain, 3 March 1863
Colonel, 1st U. S. Veteran Volunteer Engineers, 30 August 1864
Honorably mustered out of volunteer service, 26 September 1865
Major, Engineers, 7 March 1867
Lieuenant Colonel, 20 February 1883
Breveted Captain, 16 April 1862 for gallant and meritorious conduct in an engagement with enemy forces before Yorktown, Virginia
Breveted Major, 19 September 1863 for faithful and meritorious service in the battle of Chickamauga, Georgia
Breveted Lieutenant Colonel, 13 March 1865 for faithful and meritorious service in the battles of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge, Tennessee
Breveted Colonel, 13 March 1865 for faithful andmeritorious service in the battle of Resaca and New Hope, Georgia
Died 14 December 1891
MERRILL, WILLIAM E

LT COL US CORPS OF ENG CIVIL WAR
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/11/1837
DATE OF DEATH: 12/14/1891
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 68-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

MERRILL, MARGARET E W/O WILLIAM E
DATE OF DEATH: 04/06/1944
BURIED AT: SECTION WEST  SITE 68-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 21 July 2005
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