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Pvt John Wilburn Adams
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1842
Pittsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1926
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Father of C.H. "Gip", E.M. Adams, 6 other children; "Grandpa" to Sallie F. Thompson of Pacers, Va., others.

Company G "Reid Guard" of Rockingham County, 14th North Carolina Infantry "Last At Appomattox!", Ramseur's Brigade, Rodes' Division, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Rockingham County NC; 18 years old.
Enlisted on 7/5/1861 in Suffolk city, Va. as a Private, he mustered into "G" Co. NC 14th Infantry at Rawlingsburg, Rockingham County, NC.
Present, on rolls 12/31/1863.
Absent, 8/31/1864, detailed as teamster at Army Headquarters.

Postwar he was admitted on to the Robert E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home in Richmond, Va. due to "old age and partial paralysis." Accepted 10/19/1925; admitted 12/4/1925; died there.

"At Spottsylvania, May 12, a memorable day, Ramseur's brigade advanced, driving the blue-clad soldiers from a first line of breastworks and then rushing to a second, stronger line. When the 14th regiment, on the left, reached the near side of the works, the situation of its fellow-regiment, the 30th North Carolina, on the right, became grave. Going to the rescue the 14th drove into traverses and ousted the Federals at the point of the bayonet." [Transcribed from the Asheville Citizen-Times, Sunday, December 24, 1961.]

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Confederate Soldiers' Section: East, 604
 
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Mar 19, 2011
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Pvt John Wilburn Adams
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