Captain John McWilliams

  • American

Captain John McWilliams was a Union soldier in the American Civil War, California 49er gold seeker and the grandfather of Chef Julia Child. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1848/00/00 John McWilliams decides to move to California after reading Richard Henry Dana's Two Years Before the Mast (1840) Pioneer Two Years Before the Mast
1849/04/09 John McWilliams heads to California in a wagon pulled by oxen loaded with guns, bacon, flour and a copy of Plutarch's Lives Pioneer
1861/04/25 John McWilliams serves in the Union Army between 25 April 1861 - 25 July 1861, 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, commanded by Colonel Richard Oglesby Soldier
1864/00/00 John McWilliams re-enlisted, serving with William T Sherman. Military
1864/11/00 10,000 of William Sherman's Union soldiers camp at Barrowville. Union Captain Barrowville Milledgeville Sherman's March to the Sea
1912/09/00 The extended McWilliams family moves to S Euclid Ave Home Captain McWilliams House Pasadena, CA
1924/00/00 John McWilliams passes way at age 93 Died
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