Sir William Lee

Sir William Lee
1832 – July 15, 1864

Alternate Spelling: William Lee
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
February 7, 1863 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
56th North Carolina Regiment, Company B
Rank: Private
April 20, 1863 – Reported Absent Without Leave
April 28, 1863 – Reported under arrest at Kinston, NC
June 26, 1863 – Reported “under guard” at Drewry’s Bluff, VA
Prior to September 1, 1863 – Returned to Duty
March 7, 1864 – Transferred to
51st North Carolina Regiment, Company K
June 1, 1864 – Captured at Cold Harbor, VA
June 11, 1864 – Confined at Point Lookout, MD
July 12, 1864 – Boarded train for transfer to Elmira, NY
July 15, 1864 – Killed in train accident at Shohola, PA

Parents
Lemon Handley Lee 1810 – 1885
Elizabeth Lovedy Jernigan 1810 – 1887

Siblings
Batt Lee 1834 – 1870        56th NC Co B
Erasmus E. Lee 1838 – 1898        51st NC Co K
Keziah Lee 1841 – 1924
Lemon Handley Lee 1842 – 1861        20th NC Co H
Martha Jane Lee 1843 – 1924
Lovedy Lee 1847 – 1923
Blackman Westbrook Lee 1849 – 1888
Julius E. Lee 1851 – 1918
Lunda Lee 1854 – 1917

Wife
Marinda Caroline Thornton 1834-1920

Children
Julia Frances Lee 1857-1923
James Franklin Lee 1858-1923
Catholina Lee 1861-1884

Burial
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira, NY

Sir William Lee Grave

Sir William Lee Grave

Shohola Deaths

Shohola Deaths