Corporal William H. Rihl was killed during the Civil War and was buried on the farm of the Flemming family, near the site of this monument. After the war, he was reburied in a Greencastle Church Cemetery and later reinterred on the spot near where he had been shot and died.
Lillian Colletta, "The Lure and Lore of Burial Grounds of Greencastle- Antrim, Journal of the Kittochtinny Historical Society, Vol. XVII, 1978-1981; p.296.
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