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George Washington Avent
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1839
Moore County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 10, 1926
North Carolina, USA

Capt., Co., D, 35th NC Infantry in WBTS. Captured June 17, 1864, sent to Ft. Delaware POW camp. Became one of the "Immortal 600", in which Confederate POW's were used as human shields by the Union army. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph N Avent (1796 - 1862)
  Judith Rush Avent (1798 - 1868)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Hannah Partridge Avent (1846 - 1936)
 
Inscription:
GEORGE W. AVENT
1839 - 1926
 
Burial:
Jonesboro Cemetery
Sanford
Lee County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: May 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37333646
George Washington Avent
Added by: P. Bible
 
George Washington Avent
Added by: P. Bible
 
 
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One of the Immortal Six Hundred. Thanks to George and all of the Confederate soldiers for your faithful service in protecting and defending your homeland from the northern invaders. He is mentioned in the books "Immortal Captives" (which tells the story o...(Read more)
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