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Visitors to Gettysburg’s Soldiers’ National Cemetery will likely remember that the cemetery has a section for veterans of newer wars. Identifiable stones include: Walter G. Allen (1887 ~ 1960, World War I veteran); Sgt. Richard McKonly Mattingly (1929 ~ 1960, Korean War veteran); Sgt. Joseph John Kuduk (1916 ~ 1959, veteran of World War II and later served in the army after the war’s conclusion); William Philip Bushman (1937 ~ 1958); John Harrison Palmer (1913 ~ 1957, World War II veteran); Donald Mearl Brown (1911 ~ 1960, World War II veteran); Kenneth Eugene Bowman (1839 ~ 1959); William Ludwig Mortensen (1936 ~ 1958); and Richard Eugene Carter (1934 ~ 1957, Korean War veteran).
CPL. WILLIAM C. TEMPLIN
Born abt. 1841 --- Died August 09, 1863 at age 22
Co. A, 73RD Ohio Infantry
Cpl. Templin, a married man, was wounded in the ankle and later taken to Camp Letterman. He suffered an amputation of lower thigh and died over a month after the battle. He was later buried at Old Clark Farm Cemetery in Greenland, Ohio.
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