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Palentine Reed Akers, Sr
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Birth: 1843
Lynchburg City
Virginia, USA
Death: unknown
Richmond City
Virginia, USA


P. R. Akers
Co. E 13th Virginia Calvary
Enlisted in Petersburg, Virginia
P.O.W. at Point Lookout


Loctaed in the 1880 census of Henrico County, VA, second houshold:
HEAD:Akers, Palentine, W M 37.
WIFE:Akers, Sarah, W F 36 VA


Virginia Regimental Histories Series
13th VA Cavalry, pg. 63. Daniel T. Balfour, C. 1986, H. E. Howard, Inc.,
Lynchburg, VA
Akers, Palentine Reed: enlisted 3-12-62 at Petersburg, Co. E, Private, present to 7 and 8 63 when captured at Front Royal 7/24/63; POW at Pt. Lookout and to Elmira 8/16/14; 10/11/64 sent to City Point for exchange; apparently back on duty and captured again at Pony's Mill on 4/2/65 and released 6/20/65.


Nancy Basinger Brewer:

~Southern Soil~
Mama when they bring me home,
Lay me down in a field of gold,
Under that old oak tree, where the soft wind blows.
It is here I can hear the robin sing,
And the bubbling brook down yonder way.

Plant me just over the hill,
So I can smell the evening meal,
And hear Papa working in the fields.

Oh my sweet Mother dear,
Tell them all not too weep for me,
For I won't be lonely there,
Underneath that Southern soil.

A poem by author: Nancy B. Brewer
Family links: 
  William C. Akers (1813 - 1876)
  Eliosea/Eliza T. Callaway Akers (1821 - 1868)
  Sarah M. Balcon Akers (1848 - ____)
  Palentine Reed Akers (1877 - 1929)*
  Palentine Reed Akers (1843 - ____)
  Berzelious Delong Akers (1845 - 1919)*
  Nazrine Friend Akers Hill (1858 - 1893)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakwood Cemetery
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Created by: C. LATTA
Record added: Jun 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111798253
Palentine Reed Akers, Sr
Added by: C. LATTA
Palentine Reed Akers, Sr
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- Annie H Darracott 791, UDC - Lakeland, FL
 Added: Jan. 27, 2014
Salute of Honor. My family member.
- Hilda Bradberry
 Added: Jun. 5, 2013
Salute to you Sir. R.I.P.
- Marquita Latta
 Added: Jun. 4, 2013

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