|Death: ||Sep. 23, 1862|
George W. Knapp, died Sept 23 1862 in Memphis, TN. Interred in Mississippi River Cemetery
Source: Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the ... By Ohio. Roster Commission 1895
He died in Overton Hospital (General Hospital) on Main St., Memphis. He had a recurring fever, which he believed was Diphtheria. He was originally buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Fowler #580, Sp.1
In 1866, however, he was disinterred along with approximately 800 other Union soldiers and moved to Memphis National Cemetery. Something happened along the way and the identities of the majority of the soldiers were lost.
He was never married.
He served in the 15th Independent Ohio Battery, Light Artillery
Also see: Pvt George Washington Knapp For Elmwood Cemetery.
Ira Knapp (1804 - ____)
Joanna Sinnott Knapp (1799 - 1885)
Charles D Knapp (1831 - 1909)*
James Ira Knapp (1833 - 1894)*
George Washington Knapp (1844 - 1862)
Memphis National Cemetery
Maintained by: Tom Knapp
Originally Created by: Southerngal
Record added: Mar 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35265052
No headstone marks the grave of Private George W. Knapp.If he is buried in the Memphis National Cemetery he lays under an "UNKNOWN U. S. SOLDIER" headstone, like this one.The Memphis National Cemetery has the second-largest group of unknowns interred in a...(Read more)|
Added: Apr. 12, 2013
So many lost their lives for so many to be free.|
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