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Lieut John A Akers
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 25, 1864
Leetown
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA

Company D, 51st Virginia Infantry, Wharton's Brigade, Wharton's Division, Valley District, Dept. of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Enlisted for the duration of the war (date not listed), on 5/5/1862 he was appointed and commissioned as 1st Lieutenant.
Present on all rolls until Killed In Action at Leetown.
Attorney John Staples, on behalf of Lt. Akers' family, filed a Settlement Claim on 3/9/1865.

The 51st Virginia Infantry Regiment was organized at Wytheville, Virginia in August of 1861. It was composed of eleven companies from southwestern Virginia with men from Amherst, Bland, Grayson, Nelson, Patrick, Tazwell, Wise and Wythe Counties.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Edge Hill Cemetery
Charles Town
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Soldiers Square
 
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: 46877736
Record added: May 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19317980
Lieut John A Akers
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Lieut John A Akers
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 Added: Dec. 29, 2016

- Christopher Jordan
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015
 
 
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