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Pvt John H Hamburg
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Birth: Jun., 1833
Preetz
Vorpommern-Rügener Landkreis
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Death: Sep. 16, 1908
Enterprise (Clarke County)
Clarke County
Mississippi, USA

On Nov. 30, 1858, Jeurgen "John" Hamburg arrived in New Orleans on the ship Washington. Born in Preetz, Germany in June of 1833, the twenty five-year-old John, who was a painter by trade, had sailed from Hamburg to New Orleans. He then traveled on to Mobile, Alabama and eventually to Meridian, Mississippi to join his sister, Louisa Hamburg Ratsburg. Not long after arriving in Meridian, he met Louisa Radford and they were married in Lauderdale County on July 1, 1860.

Although a citizen of his new country for only a short time, John served in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He marched to war with and served alongside his brother-in-law Jacob Ratsburg. They served together for the duration of the war with Company H of the 8th Regiment Mississippi Infantry, also known as "The Southern Sentinels."


 
 
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 Spouse:
  Louisa Radford Hamburg (1842 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Johnny Hamburg (1861 - 1906)*
  Laura Belle Hamburg Clark (1870 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PVT John H. Hamburg
CO H 8 MISS INF CSA
 
Burial:
Antioch Cemetery
Clarke County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Necy Kelly Bennett
Originally Created by: DeeDee
Record added: Nov 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31479440
Pvt John H Hamburg
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- SFC USA RET Duffie & Kathy
 Added: Mar. 21, 2013
To my great, great Grandfather
- Necy Kelly Bennett
 Added: Mar. 17, 2013
 
 
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