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Pvt Luke E. Arthur
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1827
Franklin County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1864
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

Luke died in a Yankee prison camp while a prisoner of war. Luke was one of 12 children born to Charlotte Smith and John Arthur Jr. He was the husband of Sarah Mildred Turner and the father of Nancy, Franklin and William.
He was captured in Knoxville, TN and sent to Camp Chase Yankee Prison Camp where he died of either Camp Fever or Measels.
His wife Sarah died in 1861 of Diphtheria and both Sarah and Luke's parants raised his 3 children.
He had 1 brother that died in the Civil War in VA and 2 brothers that served in the Civil War.
He was my great grandfather's brother. (bio by: Wanda Corn) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John A. Arthur (1791 - 1844)
  Charlotte Ann Smith Arthur (1798 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Mildred Turner Arthur (1836 - 1861)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Adeline Arthur (1855 - 1940)*
  Franklin Pierce Arthur (1858 - 1935)*
  William Hatcher Arthur (1859 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Shelby Arthur (1819 - 1903)*
  John A. Arthur (1820 - 1882)*
  Nancy Susan Arthur Craig (1823 - 1856)*
  Mary Elizabeth Arthur (1824 - 1914)*
  Luke E. Arthur (1827 - 1864)
  Lewis Hirum Arthur (1829 - 1904)*
  Sarah C Arthur LaPradde (1831 - 1915)*
  Charlotte Arthur (1833 - 1861)*
  Francis Marion Arthur (1838 - 1881)*
  Thomas Franklin Arthur (1838 - 1862)*
  Rhoda Rebecca Arthur Cummings (1839 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Pvt. Luke Arthur Co. A 36th Battn. VA Cav. CSA
 
Note: Confederate POW who died while in Yankee captivity during the Civil war of 1861-65. Birth: Birth: Sep. 22, 1843 ?
 
Burial:
Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Grave No. 399 CC
 
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Mar 23, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6284098
Pvt Luke E. Arthur
Added by: J.T. Cummings
 
Pvt Luke E. Arthur
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Added by: Cherie Atkinson Clark
 
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In appreciation of your service and sacrifice.
- Larry Mabra
 Added: Mar. 5, 2015

- Sweet Sue * Sending God's Love
 Added: Oct. 18, 2013
P.O.W.
- deegraver
 Added: Oct. 18, 2013
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