Willliam Jackson Brinson
Mustered into service as a Private on August 29, 1862
Died of wounds received at the Battle of South Mountain in 1862
Private Brinson's final resting place has not been found. When he died he left a wife and three children including a son William that was born after his father left for war. Emily Brinson, the mother of these children died in March of 1871 leaving them as orphans. Below is a photo of her headstone that is located at the Union Cemetery, Delaware County Indiana.