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Thomas Mauduit Nelson, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1832
Mecklenburg County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1864
Tupelo
Lee County
Mississippi, USA

Mother was Sarah Walker Page of Virginia
In books written about Columbus GA
Chapter Villa and Plantation 232
Carter/Nelson House
During the War between the States, Thomas M. Nelson, Jr. organized the famous Nelson's Rangers, of which so many prominent young Columbus men were members. Before the War ended, he was promoted to Colonel, and was killed at Tupelo, Mississippi, in 1863. His father had passed away in Columbus ten years before, and is buried in the Carter lot in Linwood.
There seems to some conflict here of the date but in another place

Historic Linwood Cemetery 160
Lot 265
Nelson, Thomas M Private Apr 28 1861. Appointed Surgeon May 10 1861. Resigned Nov 4 1861. Elected Captain of Nelson's Company Ga Cavalry Apr 18 1862. Appointed Major of Corps Scouts and Guards CSA June 27 1864 Elected Lt Col in the 6th Regt Mississippi Calvary July 1864 Killed at Tupelo Miss July 14 1864
July 14 1864 on maker fell leading the 6th Miss Cav at Harrisburg near Tupelo MS 1861-1865

There is a memorial marker at Linwood Cemetery #21323700. Buried Oakview Cemetery, Albany Dougherty Co Ga

Married Frances Tift 30 Dec 1863 in Doughtery County Ga

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Frances J Tift Nelson (1844 - 1863)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Mauduit Nelson (1864 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Lt Col
Co S 6 Miss Cav
CSA
 
Burial:
Oakview Cemetery
Albany
Dougherty County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Naomi Snider McFadden
Originally Created by: Ken Mitchell
Record added: Oct 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60078762
Thomas Mauduit Nelson, Sr
Added by: Ken Mitchell
 
Thomas Mauduit Nelson, Sr
Added by: Ken Mitchell
 
 
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- Georgia Girl
 Added: Feb. 19, 2013
Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.
- Ron Stewart
 Added: Jun. 16, 2011
 
 
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