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Capt Thomas Leigh
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Birth: May 15, 1832
Wilkes County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1918

Page 624 of Coweta Co. Chronicles.    His picture is on page 624.  He was a Capt.  Confederate Soldier.  March 11, 1862 enlisted in Co. D, 41st Ga. Reg. under Capt. J.W. Powell.  Was with General Joe Johnston at Bentonville and Kingston in North Carolina.  March 19, shot through the right shoulder, fractured the collar bone.  Was in Perryville, Atlanta, Baker's Creek, seige of Vicksburg, Missionary Ridge, Resaca, Jonesboro, Palmetto, and Nashville.  Never said "Go Boys" but always "come boys."

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Frances Brewster Leigh (1838 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Alice Leigh Camp (1862 - 1887)*
  Walter Leigh (1866 - 1912)*
  James Leigh (1868 - 1907)*
  Bessie Leigh Sanders (1875 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Co D 41st Ga. Regiment
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Newnan
Coweta County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Rebekah Duncan Young
Record added: Mar 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67449234
Capt Thomas Leigh
Added by: Rebekah Duncan Young
 
Capt Thomas Leigh
Added by: Rebekah Duncan Young
 
Capt Thomas Leigh
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 Added: Jun. 30, 2011
 
 
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