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John Hill Lamar
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Birth: 1840
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1864
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA

Colonel of the 61st GA Regiment.

Wife: Jane A. Carter Lamar

Education:
Attended University of Georgia
Attended Oglethorpe University

Occupation before War:
Planter in Macon Georgia

Civil War Career:
1861: Private of Company B 2nd Georgia Battalion
1861 1862: Major of 61st Georgia Infantry Regiment
1862: Lt. Colonel of 61st Georgia Infantry Regiment
1862 1864: Colonel of 61st Georgia Infantry Regiment
1862: Wounded in the finger losing a finger at Battle of Fredericksburg
1864: Shot from his horse while leading a Charge at Battle of Monocacy

Place of Death: Frederick County Maryland 
 
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 Parents:
  John T Lamar (1809 - 1845)
  Mary Louisa Hill Lamar (1810 - 1886)
 
 Siblings:
  John Hill Lamar (1840 - 1864)
  Lucius D. Lamar (1842 - 1846)*
  Virginia L. Lamar Bacon (1845 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Michael Dover
Record added: Oct 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21953560
John Hill Lamar
Added by: Michael Dover
 
John Hill Lamar
Added by: Michael Dover
 
John Hill Lamar
Added by: Michael Dover
 
 
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- Loree Beacham
 Added: Apr. 19, 2015
Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Aug. 10, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 26, 2014
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