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David Greenberry Abbe
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Birth: Feb., 1844
Death: Mar. 11, 1926

ABBE, DAVID GREENBERRY
(1844 ~ 1926)
Co. D., 17th. Louisiana Infantry

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted on 9/29/1861 at Camp Moore, LA as a Private.
On 9/29/1861 he mustered into "D" Co. LA 17th Infantry
He Re-enlisted on 5/23/1862
(date and method of discharge not given)
He was listed as:
POW 7/4/1863 Vicksburg, MS
Paroled 6/12/1865 Monroe, LA

The 17th Louisiana Infantry fought at the Battle of Shiloh and was later assigned to Baldwin's Brigade in the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. With Baldwin's Brigade, the 17th participated in the battles of Chickasaw and Vicksburg, where a majority of the 17th Infantry was taken prisoner. Abbe, along with the rest of his unit, was released on July 16, 1865. He rejoined his company soon after. The 17th was later transferred into A. Thomas' Brigade in the Trans-Mississippi Department and participated in skirmishes in Louisiana until the unit surrendered on May 26, 1865.

Parents: John Sterling Edward and Francis Stringer Abbe
In 1866, Abbe immigrated to Texas, where he worked as a farmer.
On January 14, 1869, he married Julia Ann May (the daughter of William Strother and Nancy Collins May) in Anderson County. The couple had fourteen children over the next twenty years.

Suffering from poor health and unable to care for himself after his wife‘s death, Abbe was admitted to the Confederate Men‘s Home on September 9, 1922. He voluntarily left the home twice, but returned on March 8, 1924, and remained there until his death on March 12, 1926.

Information taken from: Compiled Military Service Records, Family History, Confederate Pension Application # 13370, Confederate Home Roster, Civil War Soldier and Sailor System website at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/, and Death Certificate # 12179.
http://www.cemetery.state.tx.us/pub/user_form.asp?pers_id=1457 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Ollie David Abbe (1877 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
D. G. Abbe
1844-1923
Brig. Trans. Miss. Army
 
Burial:
Texas State Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F) Row:R Number:15
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10675906
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