William P. Fisher

Portrait of William P. Fisher Headstone Photograph

W. P. Fisher
Co. F. 2nd Ark. Cav.
Fagan's Brig. Price's
Div. Trans-Miss. Army.
Full Name: William P. Fisher
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
Row:G  Number:39
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1834 
Died: December 1, 1920 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Arkansas 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1872 
Residence: Rosebud, Texas 
Admitted To Home: October 30, 1911 
Religion: Catholic 
Army: Trans Mississippi 
Division: Price's 
Brigade: J. F. Fagan 
Regiment: 2nd Arkansas Cav. 

FISHER, WILLIAM P. (1840~1921) William P. Fisher was born in Arkansas in 1834. He enlisted in Company F, 2nd Arkansas Cavalry, in 1862 at Hamburg, Arkansas. The 2nd Arkansas Cavalry participated in the several battles including Iuka, Corinth, and Hatchie Bridge. Following the War, he moved to Texas in 1872 and became a farmer. His residence at the time he was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home was in Rosebud, Texas. Fisher entered the Confederate Men's Home on October 30, 1911, and suffered from blindness. William P. Fisher died December 1, 1920, and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery on December 2, 1920.

Information taken from Confederate Home Roster; Confederate Pension Application, Falls County 13795; and from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System website, http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/.

Additional Multimedia Files To Download:

#9800) Title:William P. Fisher and Friends
Source: Photo courtesy of Gene Lyon
Description: William P. Fisher is seated in the middle surrounded by two unidentified men.


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