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COL Everett Peabody
Birth: Jun. 14, 1830
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1862
Shiloh Battlefield
Hardin County
Tennessee, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. Colonel of 25th Missouri and commander of 1st brigade, Prentiss' 6th Division Army of Tennessee. From an advanced camp along Corinth Road 4/6/1862, Col. Peabody sent out a recon party pre-dawn which discovered advancing Confederates near Seay's and Fraley's fields and 1st warned Union forces of incumbent attack. From this same camp, Peabody established a second defensive line, in center Union position which slowed Confederate advance and allowed his Division commander, Col. Benjamin Prentiss time to establish a third rearward defensive line along the sunken road which ultimately became known as the Hornet's nest. During his forward defense Peabody was wounded four times, as he reined before his tent a fifth wound killed him. (bio by: alan smolinski) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Bourn Oliver Peabody (1799 - 1847)
  Elizabeth Amelia White Peabody (1799 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Amanda Ratliff Peabody (1836 - 1894)
 
 Children:
  Helen Everett Peabody Grant (1861 - 1910)*
 
 Sibling:
  Everett Peabody (1830 - 1862)
  Francis Howard Peabody (1831 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Springfield Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Sweet Briar Path North 269
 
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Originally Created by: alan smolinski
Record added: Aug 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56843706
COL Everett Peabody
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COL Everett Peabody
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COL Everett Peabody
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Colonel, you are the man, who based on your sixth sense gave the Grant's army at Shiloh ample warning of the impending and horrific attack by the Confederates at Shiloh. Thank you, sir for your exceptional service to our country during our American Civil...(Read more)
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