William H. Sykes
Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Died 25 March 1865
Buried Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wayne Co. Indiana
Sugar Grove Cemetery
Private Sykes was wounded at the Battle of Brawner Farm on August 28th, 1862 and again on July 1st, 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg. He was captured at the Battle of the Wilderness and eventually sent to the Andersonville Prison in Georgia. He was then sent to the rebel prison in Florence South Carolina where he was to be liberated.William died the day after he retuned home to Indiana.