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William H. Worthington
Birth name William Hord Worthington
Born (1828-11-02)November 2, 1828
Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States
Died May 22, 1862(1862-05-22) (aged 33)
Corinth, Mississippi
Allegiance United States United States of America
Union
Service/branch United States United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861-1862
Rank Union Army colonel rank insignia.png Colonel
Commands held Iowa 5th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars Battle of New Madrid
Battle of Corinth
Relations Edward Worthington (grandfather)
Gabriel Slaughter (grandfather)
Elsie Clews (granddaughter)
Henry Clews Jr. (grandson)

William Hord Worthington (November 2, 1828 – May 22, 1862) was an American lawyer, farmer and military officer. During the American Civil War, he was the first commanding officer of the 5th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

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