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James Hamilton Trezevant, Jr
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Birth: Jan., 1864
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar., 1864
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Infant son of Major and Mrs. James Hamilton Trezevant. The baby was buried in a zinc coffin the Confederate ordnance department made out of shells of Enfield rifle cartridges and cedar.

Major Trezevant visited his son's grave in 1894 and told a newspaper reporter the following:

"I was permitted, though stationed some miles away, to attend the funeral, and after the clods had fallen on the tiny casket I uprooted a little cedar no larger than one finger and replanted it on the grave of my son. This morning I determined to find the grave and visited Oakland cemetery. There was the little marble slab, and there, too, the little cedar tree planted thirty years ago, now twenty-five feet high and eight inches in diameter, its roots gathering in their embrace the little zinc coffin made by my tender-hearted soldiers." 
 
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 Parents:
  James Hamilton Trezevant (1834 - 1915)
  Fanny L. Davidson Trezevant (1842 - 1893)
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 9 Lot 576 Grave 3.
 
Created by: Marilyn Kosanke
Record added: Apr 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68545592
James Hamilton Trezevant, Jr
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James Hamilton Trezevant, Jr
Added by: L Ferree
 
James Hamilton Trezevant, Jr
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