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Pvt John Wilson Armstrong
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1820
Pulaski County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1864


Andersonville Prisoners of War Andersonville Prisoners of War
Surname: J. Armstrong
Company: C
Regiment: 8
State: VA
Arm of Service: MILITIA
Death Date: 8 Aug 1864
Cause Of Death: SCORBUTUS
Remarks: ARM NOT LISTED [3]
Reference: p 66 [3]
Page: 152
More Information: NO
Code: 15011
GRAVE: 5011

John and his militia group were captured by Confederate troops at Centerville, Virginia on 12 Sept. 1863, which incuded his son Granville.

John was the son of John M. Armstrong (1791-1871) and Mary Wilson Armstrong (1790-1860).

Married: Sarah Talbott 14 Dec. 1843. Sarah was born 1826, died 1885. They were parents of 10 children. Their oldest, Granville B. Armstrong, was also in the civil war, a prisoner of war at Andersonville, and died there 15 June, 1864, shortly before John and a double tragedy for this family. Granville is buried in grave #1968, this cemetery.

Family links: 
  Granville B. Armstrong (1845 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section F, plot 5011.
Maintained by: Marilyn Andersen
Originally Created by: Bud
Record added: Sep 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42023561
Pvt John Wilson Armstrong
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Pvt John Wilson Armstrong
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 Added: Jan. 28, 2015
To my 2nd great grand uncle.Thank you for your service.
 Added: Feb. 1, 2011
You are not forgotten in our family.
- Marilyn Andersen
 Added: Jan. 5, 2011
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