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Henry Timrod
Birth: Dec. 8, 1828
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1867
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA

Poet. Known as 'The Laureate of the Confederacy, he compsed such poems as 'Ode to the Confederate Dead at Magnolia Cemetery', 'Carolina', 'The Cotton Ball', and 'Ethnogenesis'. Fought in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, and died in poverty of Tuberculosis. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thyrza E Prince Timrod (1795 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Kate Goodwin Lloyd (1840 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Willie Timrod (1864 - 1865)*
 
 Sibling:
  Henry Timrod (1828 - 1867)
  Edyth C Timrod Cotchett (1833 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
1829-67
Henry Timrod
POET
And His Only Child
Willie
Lie Buried Here
1901

 
Burial:
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Cemetery
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 16, 2002
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CSA, Private, Company B, 20th South Carolina Infantry
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Mar. 12, 2015
Poet - Read complete biography in "American Authors 1600-1900" by Kunitz and Haycraft;publisher is The H.W.Wilson Company, New York
- Richard Blunk
 Added: Feb. 5, 2015

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 Added: Oct. 6, 2014
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