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Robert W. G. Shirah
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1843
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1879
Houston County
Georgia, USA

Enlisted May 31, 1862 in Company G of the 8th Regiment of the Georgia Cavalry at Griffin, Georgia. Captured by Union forces in February of 1865 near Greenville, NC and transported to the military prison at Point Lookout, Maryland. Released from Point Lookout prison June 19, 1865. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Lovie M. Smith Shirah (1822 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine B McGlamory Shirah/Hancock (1849 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Robert William Shirah (1870 - 1930)*
  James Carey Shirah (1876 - 1941)*
  Corrie Etta Shirah Gibson (1878 - 1900)*
 
 Sibling:
  Catherine Eliza Shirah Lisenby (1841 - ____)*
  Robert W. G. Shirah (1843 - 1879)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: No headstone recorded in the 1981 survey, but burial in the cemetery documented in the will of Robert's mother Lovie Shirah.
 
Burial:
Hancock Cemetery
Peach County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jeff Shirah
Record added: Jul 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72673560
 

Under Current Restoration and preservation efforts, there is no visible grave marker for Robert W.G Shirah. We do have an approximate burial location inside the cemetery grounds. If no Marker is found, A Veteran Marker Honoring his service to the Confeder...(Read more)
- - Shiloh Roses
 Added: Jul. 31, 2016
The Grave of Robert W.G. Shirah and the Hancock Family Cemetery are now under the care of the Georgia Society Order of Confederate Rose, Cpl. David H. Holleman-Shiloh Roses Chapter #9 of Warner Robins, Ga. If you have any questions or concerns, please use...(Read more)
- - Shiloh Roses
 Added: Jul. 31, 2016

- Thelma Dickinson Moye
 Added: Jul. 5, 2011
 
 
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