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Margaman Manning
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1840
Walker County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1865
Cook County
Illinois, USA


Margaman enlisted in Company C, 39th Georgia Infantry Regiment on February 28, 1862. On the military record of the 39th Infantry Regiment, he is shown to be a resident of Whitfield County, Georgia. Whitfield borders Walker County to the east. At the time of his enlistment, he was a 5th Sargeant. He was promoted to Full 3rd Sergeant on September 15, 1863 and to Full 2nd Sergeant in 1864. He was wounded at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864 and captured there by Union Soldiers September 20, 1864. He was sent to Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois and was a prisoner of war. Margaman died at Camp Douglas March 21, 1865.

Margaman's wife was Harriet Evelyn Thornton. She was born April 24, 1842 in Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia. Her parents were Issac Thornton 1817-1906 and Clarinda Nuckles 1819-1862. Harriet's brother, Augustus Sterling Clark Thornton married Margaman's sister Mary J. Manning. Margaman and Harriet were married January 23, 1859. In 1861, Margaman and Harriet had a daughter, Julia Elizabeth Manning. 
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  Thomas Manning (1802 - 1889)
  Jane Stewart Manning (1807 - 1885)
  Harriet Evelyn Thornton Dobson (1842 - 1897)
  Thomas Jefferson Manning (1832 - 1891)*
  Margaman Manning (1840 - 1865)
*Calculated relationship
Oak Woods Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: P. Bible
Record added: Jun 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70827921
Margaman Manning
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Brave Confederate Soldier who Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Aug. 12, 2011

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