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Christopher Marion Wortman
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1833
Campbellsville
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1906
Witts Springs
Searcy County
Arkansas, USA


Served with Colonel Marmaduke's 3rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment from 1861 to 1865. Suffered a gunshot wound in the hip at Shiloh, Tennessee April 6th, 1862. December 4, 1862, sent to hospital in Chattanooga due to complications from hip wound. Captured at Stone's River December 31, 1862. Released from service June 15, 1865 (totally disabled).

Arkansas Confederate Pension Record:
Christopher Marion Wortman (as signed) , Jan 10,1905, Searcy Co. His service: Colonel Marmaduke's 3rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment, released from service June 15, 1865. "I received a gunshot wound at Shiloh, Tennessee April the 6th, 1862, has bothered more or less ever since."

Evidence of physician, Dr. A.S. Baker, June 10, 1905: C.M. Wortman, of Snowball, Arkansas. Totally disabled; "...his wife feeds him all his food."

Proof of service, July 3, 1905, Searcy Co.: P.M. Hensley and J.W. Morris, of Searcy County, have known C.M. Wortman 45 years; he served in 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, 1861-1865, and received gunshot wound in the service.

Application of widow: L.A. Wortman (Laura Ann Strickland-Turney-Wortman) signed by mark, Snowball, Arkansas, July 10, 1908, Searcy County; C.M. Wortman, Confederate pensioner from Searcy County, died 15 Dec. 1906. Her identity certified by J.W. Bradley. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Laura Ann M. Strickland Wortman (1838 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Adaline Wortman Renfroe (1867 - 1906)*
  Delia Delsenee Wortman Scott (1873 - 1951)*
  James Franklin Wortman (1876 - 1942)*
  Ida E Wortman Thurber (1879 - 1952)*
  Martha Amine Wortman Bratcher (1881 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Headstone carries a Masonic symbol (this symbol could possibly be a Jewish Star) and the words "Kind father of love, thou art gone to thy rest."
 
Burial:
Snowball Cemetery
Snowball
Searcy County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Jerry Platz
Record added: Sep 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29731851
Christopher Marion Wortman
Added by: Jerry Platz
 
Christopher Marion Wortman
Added by: K. Castleberry
 
 
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you gave it your best shot. thanks, R.I.P
- JMW
 Added: Apr. 19, 2012

- Wayne Goates
 Added: Jul. 14, 2011
 
 
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