William L. Belknap: American Civil War

William L. Belknap was born on January 23, 1836 in Springfield, Vermont. He enlisted on August 14, 1862. He mustered in on October 4, 1862 as a Private with Company G of the 12th Vermont Infantry. He mustered out on July 14, 1863.

A pension was applied for on November 11, 1905. Belknap received the pension until his death on January 16, 1915. His widow, Harriette A., received his pension, after she proved she had been married to him, until her own death on February 11, 1915 in Vermont.-http://www.vermontcivilwar.org/get.php?input=9134 (If you click this link, you’ll be able to read his obituary. Plus, you’ll see his PHOTO!!)

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