Name - William L. Buck

 

Birth Date: 3 Feb 1828

Birth Place: Bucksport, Maine

Death Date: 4 Jan 1880

Burial Place: Buck Family Cemetery, Bucksville, Horry Co., S.C.

 

Military Service - C. S. A.

Enlistment Date: 11 Jan 1862

Discharge Date: Feb 1865

Rank: Private

Company and Regiment: Co. H, 1st S.C. Artillery

Military Unit Details: This regiment was raised by the state before the formation of the Confederacy in May 1861

 

Family -

Parents: Henry Buck and his first wife, Mary Noonan Clark

Wife: Desiah Highborn McGilvery

Children: Fannie G, Alice, Elizabeth A.

 

Interesting Facts -

William L. Buck was the oldest son of Henry Buck, who was originally from Maine but settled in South Carolina around 1828. William and his sister, Mary Jane, leave their mother and come to live with their father at Upper Mill Plantation on the Waccamaw River in Horry District around 1849. William L. Buck was the half-brother of Henry Lee Buck, Sr. and George Olney Buck.