Rob's Genealogy

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William Simonton McDILL

born 19 August 1839, died 20 December 1861

Facts and Notes

  • Military: William Simonton McDill served in Company G, 6th Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers, and died during the Battle of Drainsville, according to Robert and Iva Woods in their book "McDills in America". The Natioanl Park Service database of Civil War Soldiers, also indicates that a "WS McDill" served in Company G, 6th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry, CSA.1,2
  • Birth: 19 August 18391
  • Residence: 1850; Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Age: 103
  • Residence: 1860; Chester County, South Carolina, USAB; Age: 204
  • Death: 20 December 1861; Dranesville, Fairfax County, Virginia, USAB; He was killed at the Battle of Dranesville1
  • Burial: After 20 December 1861; Moffatt-Strong-McDill Cemetery, Chester County, South Carolina, USAB
  • Note: Was 22 years old when he died during the Battle of Drainsville at Drainsville Virginia on Dec 20 1861. He was assigned to Company G, 6th Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers.

Citations

  1. [S260] Robert McDill Woods and Iva Godfrey Woods, McDills in America: A History of the Descendents of John McDill and Janet Leslie of County Antrim, Ireland, page 8
  2. [S263] National Archives and Records Administration, US National Park Service Civil War Database, Name Of Person: McDill, WM, Film Number: M381 roll 21, 6th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
  3. [S398] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Chester, South Carolina; Roll: M432_851; Page: 2A; Image: 9, Record for Thomas McDill
  4. [S356] Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Chester, South Carolina; Roll: M653_1217; Page: 38; Image: 80; Family History Library Film: 805217, Record for Thomas McDill