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Killed on this Spot: May 10, 1865- Irwin Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 31° 39.943 W 083° 23.194
17R E 273732 N 3505858
Quick Description: on hiking trail in Jefferson Davis Memorial Park near Irwinville
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/11/2011 3:30:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMAG67
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 1

Long Description:
Killed on this spot
May 10, 1865

John Rupert, Company C, 4th Michigan Cavalry, Federal Army.
Drafted at age of 21 at Richmond, Macomb County, Michigan.
Buried at Abbeyville, Georgia, remains removed to National Cemetery,
Andersonville, Georgia, grave no. 13,696.

John Hines, Corporal Company E, 4th Michigan Cavalry, Federal Army.
Enlisted at age of 18 at Manchester Washtekaw County, Michigan, Buried at Abbeyville, Georgia. Remains removed to National Cemetery Andersonville, Georgia, Grave No 13,697.


They died bravely in line of duty, mistakenly shot by friendly
Wisconsin cavalrymen.
Type of Marker: Other

Marker #: none

Date: Unknown

Sponsor: Unknown

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