William S Boynton

8 May 2019

34 year old Fitchburg farmer William Sullivan Boynton was a Private in Company D, 21st Massachusetts Infantry when he was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

He left a widow, Sophronia, and five children. Sophronia remarried almost immediately, in November 1862, but died just over a year later, soon after losing a pair of newborn twins. William’s photograph was contributed to his Findagrave memorial by user Karen.

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