William H. Hovious
Private, Company C
27th KY Volunteer Infantry
Note: "Hovious is misspelled eight different ways in the military records of William and James Silas, but they are the only ones with names anything like this in the muster rolls of their company. Spelling was not a strong point of the army clerks of this time.
(From the research of John R. Hovious Jr., of Nashville, TN. Additional information from the military records of William H. Hovious)
William H. HoviousSon of John HOVIOUS and Eliza MARTIN. Born in Adair County, Kentucky, c. 1842. Died during the US Civil War on 15 June 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi, of unknown causes (probably cholera, typhoid, or some other water-borne disease; JAMES BLAINE HOVIOUS said it was measles) in Ohio General Field Hospital. Originally interred near Corinth, MS, now interred in Section B, Grave 353, Union National Cemetery, Corinth, MS, under the name of: