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John K Alexander
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1837
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 12, 1864
Virginia, USA

Massachusetts Births & Christenings
John Knowls Alexander
Birthdate: 2 March, 1837
Birthplace: Plymouth, MA
Father: Samuel L. Alexander
Mother: Charlotte
Volume 2 - Page 19

Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and
Marines in the Civil War
Vol. III - Pages 299 & 721
Twenty-Ninth Regiment
Mass, Volunteer Infantry
Company E
John K. Alexander
Priv. - Res. Plymouth; 24; carpenter;
enl. May 18, 1861; must. May 22 1861;
prom. Corpl., Feb. 17, 1863;
transf. Jany. 30, 1864, to 36th Mass. Inf.

Thirty-Sixth Regiment Mass. Volunteer Infantry
Company C
John K. Alexander
Corpl. - Res. Plymouth; 24; carpenter;
transf. Jany. 30, 1864, from 29th Mass. Inf.;
killed May 12, 1864, Spottsylvania, Va.

Probably a cenotaph at Burial Hill.
According to the Old Colony Memorial
Newspaper, April 13, 1866: John K.
Alexander was killed at the battle
of Spottsylvania Court House; May
12, 1864, and his body was buried on
the field. He was unmarried. 
Family links: 
  Samuel L Alexander (1808 - 1869)
  Charlotte S Faunce Alexander (1806 - 1887)

Co. E. 29 Mass. Vols.
Died at
Fredericksburg, Va.,
May 12, 1864,
aged 28 y'rs

And underneath the evergreen
Away from grief and care,
Alone beneath its leafy screen
They laid a loved one there.

Epitaphs from Burial Hill
by Bradford Kingman
Published 1892
Epitaph #1920
Burial Hill
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: P 9
Created by: Sandra Lennox
Record added: Jul 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73723364
John K Alexander
Added by: Sandra Lennox
John K Alexander
Added by: Sandra Lennox
John K Alexander
Added by: Sandra Lennox
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- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Oct. 11, 2016
Thank you for serving our country. Rest in peace.
- Sandy
 Added: Aug. 14, 2011

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