William H. Downer was a Union Soldier in Company A 3rd Iowa Infantry.
He was the son of Horace Downer and Ruth Lane Richardson.
He was the husband of Ella J. (Richardson) Downer (1854-1913). ∼Buried: 16 Dec 1918 He was mrried to Ella J Richardson he died at age 76 and was Buried on 16 Dec 1918 in the family plot Owned by Frances I. Downer
More information: Veterans Affairs, Department of, Retsil Veterans Home, Member Files https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Record/View/22EEFC2593D85A9C8D94170E5A9A5B5B and https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Record/View/4CE82D26A10967971DD9162FD83B0462