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William R. Norwood (1834-1874)
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Born: 28 Sep 1834 Tennessee. 1
Married: Sarah Elizabeth Coulter (1844-1873) on 27 Jan 1867 in Hempstead County Arkansas. 2
Died: 20 Jun 1874 . 1
Buried: Nashville City Cemetery Nashville Arkansas.
View Headstone/Memorial at www.findagrave.com

William Norwood
Abt 1788-Bet 1850 and 1860
John Norwood
9 Jan 1807-9 Feb 1889
Married: 10 May 1806
Kissiah Langham
Abt 1789-Bet 1850 and 1860
William R. Norwood
28 Sep 1834-20 Jun 1874
Married: 16 Sep 1830
Civil War - Confederate Robert O'Neal
1769-1851
Matilda O'Neal
Abt 1809-Aft 1890
Married: 19 Dec 1792
Sarah Elizabeth Davis
1772-Nov 1849

Spouse and Children

       Sarah Elizabeth Coulter


Brothers and Sisters

William fought with the Arkansas Infantry Co. B. CSA. He enlisted as Pvt on 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon MO. He was wounded 31 Dec 1862 at the Battle of Stones River at Murfreesboro, TN. He was captured 15 Dec 1864 at the Battle of Nashville and sent to Camp Douglas, IL. he was discharged 19 Jun 1865.3 4 5

Sources:

  1. Howard County Cemtery Inscriptions by Helen Lightfoot & Carolyn Griffin
  2. Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957. index and images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org)
  3. Civil War Service Record. William R Norwood, Fold3.com
  4. Ancestry.com, Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865
  5. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, National Park Service