William P. Everett

Walking tour stop 23 of 28

William P Everettb. 1842, d. 1886, Sec. 3-460. Everett served in the Civil War in Company A, 22nd Michigan Infantry and the Rochester Grand Army of the Republic. Post No. 377 is named for him. The Women's Relief Corps of this post raised the money for the Billy Yank statue. His name is misspelled twice on this monument at the base of the statue and on the bronze plaque, his name is given as Everitt. He was wounded at Chickamauga and imprisoned at Andersonville.