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Sgt John E. Collins
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Birth: 1824
Marion County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 29, 1864
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Sgt. John E. Collins Co. H, Orr's Rgt. of 1st South Carolina Rifles, (formerly Gregg's Brigade, AP Hill's Division (aka "The Poundcake Regiment").
Died from gunshot wounds in Battle of Mule Shoe, Va. May 12, 1864 & later died in a CSA Hospital in Richmond. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond City, Va. Compatriot Tripp Lewis diligently keeps this grave flagged. No marker at this cemetery.

* SEE HIS MEMORIAL AT ZION CEMETERY IN HORRY COUNTY, SC 104518833. HE HAS AN "IN MEMORY OF" STONE THERE, ALTHOUGH HE IS NOT ACTUALLY BURIED THERE. HIS CONFEDERATE MARKER IS LOCATED BESIDE HIS WIDOW, ANN CATHERINE DAVIS COLLINS FLOYD 1826-1906 & WHO WAS BRIEFLY MARRIED TO H. FLOYD THAT DIED IN 1867. HE IS LISTED AS JOHN E. COLLINS at the other memorial. His only son Benjamin F. Collins also served in the WBTS. HE HAS FAMILY LINKS POSTED AT THE OTHER MEMORIAL.

Parents:
John J. Collins 1790-1871 (they're linked with his other memorial)
Mary Howard Collins 1794-1829

Brothers & sisters:
Richard Collins 1819-d. after 1860
Sophia Collins McRae 1819-d after 1880
Corp. David F. Collins
Sgt. Edward C. Collins
Pvt. Joel B. Collins
Zilphia Collins Williamson Smith 1840-1919

Children:
Pvt. Benjamin F. Collins 1848-1908 Co D 1st Bat'n, SC Reserves, CSA.
Elizabeth Collins 1850-
Ann Matilda C. Chestnut 1853-1905
Maria Louisa C. Crawford 1857-1907 (buried in the woods on Tobacco Leaf Lane, Galivants Ferry, SC, now lost to wilderness).

*He has family links at the other memorial.

Bio written by Keith Edwards (GGG-grandchild).
 
 
Inscription:
No marker at this cemetery. Go to 104518833 to see his memorial marker at Zion Cem. beside his widow.
 
Note: Deo Vindice! (God will vindicate)
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section D, Lot 139
 
Created by: Keith Edwards
Record added: Jul 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54934371
Sgt John E. Collins
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Sgt John E. Collins
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Sgt John E. Collins
Added by: Keith Edwards
 
 
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 Added: Mar. 1, 2015

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