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     William & Henry Fox were the sons of Jonathan and Mary Fox. Both William and Henry died during the war. Mary filed an application for a government pension #299.760, based on the service and deaths of both sons. No certificate was issued.

1850 Census Ohio County, WV
Jonathan Fox, 48, Cooper, b PA
Mary Fox, 47, b PA
Sarah, 17, b PA
Mary, 15, b VA
Jonathan, 12, b VA
William H., 9, b VA
Henry C., 6, b VA

1860 Marshall County, WV Census
FOX (1292)
Mary C...25-wf...VA
William H...19-wm...cooper...VA
Henry C...15-wm...cooper...VA


FOX, William - R/E Cameron, W.Va.; 20; M/I 17 Oct 1861, Wheeling, W.Va. Cooper, born in Ohio Co., W.Va. Died in hospital at Frederick, Md., 20 May 1862.

FOX, Henry C. [Clay] - Resident of or Enrolled Cameron, W.Va.; 18; M/I 17 Oct 1861, Wheeling, W.Va. Cooper, born in Ohio Co., W.Va. Prisoner of war at date of muster out, having been captured by the enemy at Moorefield, W.Va., 11 Sep 1863. Died of disease 08 May 1864 and is buried in grave #953(?) at Andersonville, Ga. National Cemetery.

Henry was listed as "Henry E." in the 1864 W. Va. Adjutant General's Report; "Henry C." in the summary records of the W. Va. Adjutant General; "Henry E." in mother's pension application; "Henry Clay Fox" in the list of Andersonville deaths in the 1865 West Virginia Adjutant General's Report (page 381).

The Civil War medals of Henry and William are owned by JAMES Y. GASKINS. The medal struck for Henry is a Class I, "Honorably Discharged." Since he died of illness while a POW, his medal should be a Class III "For Liberty," the same as the one struck for William. Apparently, the information about Henry's death at Andersonville was not received before the West Virginia medals were struck.