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Emory Fiske Best
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1840
Death: Apr. 23, 1912

Birthplace: Bladensburg Maryland
Wife: Mary C. Hill Best 1845 1925
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery Macon Georgia)
Education:
Graduated from Cumberland University law school
Occupation before War:
Practiced law in Rome Georgia
Civil War Career:
1861: Lt. In Company C 23rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
1861 1862: Major of 23rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
1862: Lt. Colonel of 23rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Antietam
1862 1863: Colonel of 23rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
1863: Court - Martialed and Dismissed from Confederate Army
Occupation after War:
Practiced law in the State of Georgia
Attorney for United States Department of Interior
Clerk in several governmental Departments in Washington D.C.

Died: April 23, 1912
Place of Death: Washington D.C.
Age at time of Death: 72 years old 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary C Best (1845 - 1925)
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: graveelady
Record added: Apr 11, 2008
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Emory Fiske Best
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Emory Fiske Best
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Biography on page 74 in the book "Staff Officers in Gray" by Robert E. L. Krick.
- Lanie
 Added: Sep. 23, 2011

- graveelady
 Added: Apr. 11, 2008
 
 
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