William H. Ingersoll

William H. Ingersoll was living in Brooklyn in 1860, working as a lawyer. He was 22. He enlisted in Company C, 13th Cavalry Regiment New York on 14 Dec 1863. He was promoted to Full 1st Sergeant on 4 Mar 1865. His unit was merged into Company H, 3rd Prov’l Cavalry Regiment New York on 17 Aug 1865. He was promoted to Full Sergeant (Reduced in rank) on 12 Sep 1865. Ingersoll mustered out on 21 Sep 1865 at Camp Barry, Washington, DC.

The 13th was in northern Virginia most of 1864, and 1865 until the end of the war: Near Vienna December 16. Fairfax Court House December 22. Scout from Vienna to Leesburg December 25-27. Scout from Vienna to Hopewell Gap December 28-31. Front Royal February 20, 1864. Scout from Vienna to Farmwell February 25-26, Scout from Vienna toward Upperville April 28-May 1. Carter’s Farm May 1, Near Aldie June 11 and July 9. Mt. Zion Church, near Aldie, July 6. Scout from Falls Church July 18-21 (Detachment). Fairfax Station August 8. Blue Ridge Mountains August 10. Annandale September 3. Culpeper September 4. Near Centreville September 13. Fairfax Station September 17. Culpeper September 22. Salem and White Plains October 5-7. Moseby’s Camp October 14. Union Mills October 16. Piedmont October 19. Near Fall’s Church October 22. Rectorstown December 21. Lewinsville January 1, 1865. Near Broad Run February 3. Near Leesburg February 6. Near Peach Grove March 12 (Detachment). Near Dranesville March 18 (Detachment).

After the war, Ingersoll returned to the practice of law, married Adelaide Clark, and had three children by the 1870 census. He was still living in Brooklyn in the 1880 census, but died in the 1890s.



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