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Robert Franklin Armfield
Birth: Jul. 9, 1829
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1898
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA

Civil War Confederate Army, US Congressman. Served during the Civil War as Lieutenant Colonel of the 38th North Carolina Infantry. Became a prominent lawyer after the war, and was elected to represent North Carolina’s 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1879 to 1883. As a lawyer, collaborated in the defense of Tom Dula during Reconstruction days (The case inspired the folk song "Hang Down Your Head, Tom Dooley.") (bio by: Shiver) 
 
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  Joseph Franklin Armfield (1862 - 1910)*
 
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Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Statesville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 35.79027, -80.87578
 
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Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: Jul 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7651919
Robert Franklin Armfield
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Robert Franklin Armfield
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Robert Franklin Armfield
Added by: S.G. Thompson
 
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
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