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Capt J. Peter Groves
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Birth: 1839
Death: Jul. 18, 1864
Frederick
Frederick County
Maryland, USA

(bio by Jen Snoots) Capt. Groves was wounded in the face at the Battle of Monocacy in Maryland, July 9, 1864, losing his left eye as a result. He was captured and died soon after. NOTE the the mistakes on the stone.

Groves, J. P., Sergt. Capt. Co. B, 1st (Nelligan's) La. Inf. En. Aug. 2, 1861, New Orleans, La. Rolls from Nov., 1861, to Feb., 1863, Present. Roll for March and April, 1863, Absent without leave. Rolls from May, 1863, to Aug., 1864, Present. On Hospl. Register, Admitted to U. S. A. Gen. Hospl., Frederick, Md., July 10, 1864. Died July 18, 1864. Roll to Aug. 31, 1864, Died of wounds recd. at Battle of Monocacy, Md., July 9, 1864. Born Louisiana, occupation farmer, Res. Liberty Creek, age when enlisted 22, married.(info from Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers & Confederate Commands Vol. I-III; by Andrew B. Booth; New Orleans, LA, USA: n.p., 1920.) 
 
Inscription:
Co. B. 1 LA Inf. CSA
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Frederick
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Oct 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16154768
Capt J. Peter Groves
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
 
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