William Williams of Little-York, Virginia, born approximately 1781

Washington 1815

June 30, 1815 (American Recorder, a newspaper of Washington, Beaufort, NC, 3d page)

Ten Dollars Reward

Deserted from this Post on the 17th inst.

William Williams

A private in my Company, 43d Reg’ U. States Infantry; born in the county of Little-York, State of Virginia, aged thirty-four years, five feet six & a quarter inches high, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by profession a farmer.–The above reward will be paid for the delivery of the above Deserter at this post, with all reasonable expenses.

Henry Garret
Capt. 43d Reg. Inf Com’g.

Fort Hampton, N.C. June 21, 1815. **42.11


For historical time placement, the peace treaty for the War of 1812 was ratified in February 1815. [Not commenting one way or the other, just context.]




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