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Pvt John M. Sharp
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Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 20, 1865

The first photo on your right is "Confederate Mound", Crown Hill Cemetery.

Name: John M Sharp
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Alabama
Survived the War?: No
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Alabama Stuart's Cavalry Battalion. Mustered out at Camp Morton, IN.
Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records Confederate Veteran Magazine

Camp Morton was a Union prisoner-of-war camp located in Indianapolis, Indiana during the American Civil War. It was named for Indiana governor Oliver Morton, who was the governor of Indiana during the War. It lasted from 1861-1865.

For further reading of how PVT John M. Sharp might have been treated as a POW in Camp Morton, Indiana:
HORRORS OF CAMP MORTON*
by Dr. John A. Wyeth, of New York City
*SOUTHERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS
Vol. XVIII. Richmond, Va., Jan-Dec., 1890
Pages 328 -333
Can be found here:
http://www.csa-dixie.com/csa/prisoners/t59.htm 
 
Inscription:
Sharp, John M, Co A, Stuart's Battalion, Alabama, Feb 20, 1865
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Confederate Burial
 
Maintained by: Ancestral Sleuth
Originally Created by: Trish Bliss
Record added: Jun 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14736594
Pvt John M. Sharp
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