|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1836|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 1917|
Macon Daily Telegraph
June 16, 1917.
Andrew Jackson Ard A.J. Ard, Confederate veteran, died yesterday evening at 7:00 o:clock at his home, 807 Main Street, East Macon.
Mr. Ard had reached the age of four score years. He was born in Twiggs County in 1837 and most of his life was engaged in farming.
Only recently he retired on account of his health.
Besides his wife, he leaves one son, J.N. Ard, and two daughters, Miss Tillie Ard, and Mrs. John Parker.
Mr. Ard was a Confederate veteran and fought throughout the four years in the Civil War. He was among the first members of Stone Creek Baptist Church.
The funeral services will be held this morning at 11:00 o:clock at the residence, Reverend G.W. Tharpe officiating.
Internment will be made at the family burial ground in Twiggs County.
On the muster roll of Company G, 48th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry , Army of Northern Virginia CSA
Listed as a private May 8, 1862.
Pvt. Ard was wounded at Chancellorville 08-May-1863.
He was admitted to Jackson Hospital in Richmond, Va on 02-Jan-1864 suffering from a hip wound.
06-Jan 1864 shows him on furlough. The furlough was for 50 days.
He was admitted to Macon Hospital From Mat till June 1964.
October 31, 1864 lists Andrew absent without leave since the first day of the month.
Pvt. Andrew Ard was the last Civil War veteran in Macon County.
Mary Melvina Virginia Hall Ard (1831 - 1920)*
Joseph Andrew Ard (1858 - 1916)*
John Norwood Ard (1860 - 1950)*
Andrew Jackson Franklin Ard (1877 - 1909)*
Ard Family Cemetery
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Mar 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49612244