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John Tonkin says...

On 05/18/12
at 08:27 AM

My great-great uncle was captured on January 17, 1865, in Webster County by the 17th West Virginia Infantry (U.S.). On January 23, he was transferred to the Atheneum and confined there from January 24, 1865, to April 13, 1865, when he was transferred to Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio. According to record, he was a corporal with Company B, 19th Regiment, Virginia cavalry, (Confederacy). He was admitted to the Camp Chase hospital on July 11, 1865, and died of pneumonia on July 20, 1865.


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