Lamoureaux, William Harrison
Marriage & Children
William worked as a farmer before he served in the Civil War.
|Place of Birth:||Westerlo, NY|
|Date of Birth:||29 March 1840|
|Names of Parents:||Joshua (Lamoraux) and Eliza Willsey|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||6 Aug 1862|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|Promotion Date:||10 June 1863|
|Killed in Action on:||16 June 1864|
|Place of Death:||Petersburg, VA|
|Additional Remarks: "Promoted to Corp 1863. Killed in front of Petersburg, V.A. June 16, 1864".
Born in Westerlo, NY on March 29, 1840, Age 22, Farmer, Gray eyes, Dark hair, Light complexion, 5'10" tall.
|Sources Used: Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General for the State of NY for the year 1898|
William Lamoureaux was killed on June 16, 1864 at Petersburg, Va.
Additional Research Notes
Heroes of Albany County
“Corporal William H. H. Lamoreaux, son of Joshua and Eliza W. Lamoreaux, was born in Westerlo, March 29, 1840. He enlisted as Corporal in the Seventh Regiment, August 6, 1862. He was killed in front of Petersburg, Virginia, June 16, 1864.”
- Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Annual Report of the Adjutant-General
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases