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William W. Norwood (1846-1864)
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Born: 1846 Tennessee.
Died: 17 Sep 1864 Andersonville Prison Andersonville Georgia. 1 2
Buried: Andersonville National Cemetery Andersonville Georgia. 3 4
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William Norwood
Abt 1788-Bet 1850 and 1860
Lewis Norwood
Married: 10 May 1806
Kissiah Langham
Abt 1789-Bet 1850 and 1860
William W. Norwood
1846-17 Sep 1864
Married: 11 Mar 1845
Civil War - Union
Adeline Brackin
1826-Abt 1857

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7th Tennessee Cavalry USA

NORWOOD, WILLIAM, Co E, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 6/28/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/24/62. He was captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62 but has no muster rolls from Camp Chase, Ohio parole camp. Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Norwood was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 9/17/64 of diarrhea. He was most likely the son of Lewis and Adaline Brackins Norwood and would have enlisted at about age 18. MR #12693 5


  1. William Norwood's Civil War Service Record
  2. Prisoners Who Died At Andersonville - Atwater List, Dorence Atwater
  3. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, National Park Service
  4. Wm Norwood Headstone - Andersonville National Cemetery
  5. THE 7TH TENNESSEE CAVALRY USA (Originally 2nd West Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry) Peggy Scott Holley