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Henry Z. Curtis
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Birth: unknown
Death: Oct. 6, 1863
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA

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Major, Asst. Adj. Gen. U.S. Volunteers.

Henry Z. Curtis, son of Civil War Battle of Pea Ridge, Maj Gen Samuel Curtis, was a major in the Cavalry and was massacred at the Battle of Baxter Springs, Missouri by Quantrills forces. Curtis, along with 78 other soldiers and musicians were captured and shot in the back of the head.

His funeral in Keokuk,Iowa was one of the most impressive ever conducted with businesses shut down and streets to the cemetery lined with people both civilian and military.

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Burial:
Baxter Springs City Cemetery Soldiers' Lot
Baxter Springs
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: National
 
Maintained by: JFI
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Aug 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29299802
Henry Z. Curtis
Added by: Jim Hall
 
Henry Z. Curtis
Added by: Jim Hall
 
Henry Z. Curtis
Added by: Laura Charles
 
 
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Thank You
- Laura Charles
 Added: Feb. 5, 2011

- Patricia fudge Mulvaney
 Added: Feb. 5, 2011
R.I.P. brave officer of The Civil War.
- Mike Lentz
 Added: Aug. 22, 2009
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