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Edwin Francis Jemison
Birth: Dec. 1, 1844
Milledgeville
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1862
Henrico County
Virginia, USA

Civil War Confederate Soldier. Born the 2nd son of R.W. and S.C. Jeminson in Milledgeville, Georgia, his family was living in Louisiana when the Civil War started. He joined the 2nd Louisiana Cavalry and fought under John B. Gordon during the Peninsula Campaign. At one point during the war, he transfered to and served with the 2nd Georgia Infantry. In July of 1862, he fought in the Battle of Malvern Hill, where he was killed. Edwin was only 17 years old. Much debate surrounded this young boy for awhile. His picture has become, over time, one of the most famous portraits of the youthful, common soldier who made up the majority of both the Union and Confederate Armies, and has been used in numerous historical works abouth the Civil War. Although first believed to be an "Edwin F. Jennison", researchers have found that this photo is of Edwin Francis Jemison. (bio by: Heather from VA) 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert W. Jemison (1820 - 1873)
  Sarah C. Stubbs Jemison (1823 - 1894)
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Baradell Jemison (1843 - 1859)*
  Edwin Francis Jemison (1844 - 1862)
  Samuel Hunter Jemison (1852 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memory Hill Cemetery
Milledgeville
Baldwin County
Georgia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Apr 16, 2006
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