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John Basil Lamar
Birth: Nov. 5, 1812
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1862
Maryland, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Served as a Colonel and aide-de-camp to General Howell Cobb, his brother-in-law and close friend. He was mortally wounded on September 14, 1862 by men of the Army of the Potomac's 1st New Jersey Brigade while vainly trying to rally Cobb's Brigade at Crampton's Gap, Maryland. After temporary burial in Charles Town, Virginia, he was later reinterred at Rose Hill. 
Family links: 
  Zachariah Lamar (1769 - 1838)
  Mary Ann Robinson Lamar (1784 - 1823)
  John Basil Lamar (1812 - 1862)
  Andrew Jackson Lamar (1823 - 1848)*
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Rose Hill Cemetery
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Adjacent to Gov. Colquitt grave in Magnolia Ridge
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Record added: Jun 24, 2000
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John Basil Lamar
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John Basil Lamar
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John Basil Lamar
Added by: Stanley R. Bennett
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For service rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Sep. 15, 2016

- Eddie Inman
 Added: Jun. 5, 2016
With honor and respect, thank you for your service and sacrifice to the South.
- Birdgirl
 Added: Jan. 21, 2016
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