William Barker Cushing’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 4, 1842

Death Date

Dec 17, 1874

Age of Death

32 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Dec 17, 1874


War Hero

The war hero William Barker died at the age of 32. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

U.S. Navy officer who sank the CSS Albemarle, a Confederate ironclad ship, during an 1864 nighttime raid.

He married Katherine Louis Forbes and had two daughters.