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Pvt Leonidas Rucker
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1838
Death: Dec. 13, 1920

Company "A", 6th Battalion Confederate Cavalry / Jessee's Battalion Mounted Rifles, CS, Civil War

Son of George D. Rucker and Miss Ware.

Obit: Leonidas Rucker, a retired farmer, died at his home on Clay Street, between Second and Third, Monday morning of infirmities of age. He had been ill for six months. Mr. Rucker was a native of Franklin Co., Ky., but came to this county twenty-five years ago and located near Clay Village. About a year ago he moved to this city. He was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, being a member of the Orphan's Brigade under the command of General John H. Morgan. He was eighty-two years of age and is survived by his wife, but no children. Funeral services were conducted at the residence Tuesday by Rev. D. T. Foust. Burial was in the Bagdad Cemetery.

(Source: The Shelby News, Shelbyville, Ky., Dec. 16, 1920) 
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  Annie Elizabeth Hackett Rucker (1843 - 1925)*
  Susan Mary Rucker Magruder (1867 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
Bagdad Cemetery
Shelby County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Uley T. Washburn, Jr.
Record added: Jun 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20062339
Pvt Leonidas Rucker
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