In return, she watched by the wounded soldier till his death, and provided a home at her own house for his wife and mother while at Baltimore.
William Yates Gholson.
First Lieutenant 106th Ohio Vols. (Infantry), July 16, 1862; Captain, July 24, 1862; killed at Hartsville, Tenn., December 7, 1862.
William Yates William Yates Gholson, Jr., was born, March 11, 1842, in Pontotoc, a small town in the northern part of Mississippi.
His father was a native of Virginia and a graduate of Princeton, whose first wife, a daughter of Chancellor Taylor of Virginia, had left him two children, —Samuel Creed Gholson, subsequently a physician in Mississippi, and Ann JGholson, subsequently a physician in Mississippi, and Ann Jane Gholson, who married Mr. Glasgow, one of the proprietors of the Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond.
Removing to Mississippi in 1835, Mr. Gholson there married Miss Elvira Wright, the mother of the subject of this biography.
In 1845, for private reasons, he relinquished his flourishing law practice and removed to Cincinnati, Ohio