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Col John W. Wilson
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1828
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1865
Virginia, USA

Residence: Chestnut Grove,MD. Enlistment Age-33.
Occupation: Farmer.

Enlisted: May 27,1861 at Relay House,MD. Captain

Commissioned into Co "G" 1st MD Infantry.

Killed at Dabney's Mills,VA.

Listed: POW, May 23,1862 at Front Royal. (Escaped)

Detailed, Dec 22,1862 to recover deserters.

Promotions: Major, Feb 1,1862, Lt Colonel, Aug 22,1862. Colonel, Oct 30,1864.

Also had service in the Mexican War. Private Co "G" Maryland and DC, Infantry. 
 
Note: Historical Data Systems. Colonels In Blue, Roger D. Hunt. Personal Research
 
Burial:
Chestnut Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Phoenix
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Ted Myers
Record added: Nov 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44848565
Col John W. Wilson
Added by: Jdrhook
 
Col John W. Wilson
Added by: Jdrhook
 
 
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Thank you for your courage, bravery & sacrifice sir.
- Jdrhook
 Added: Apr. 2, 2011

- Veterans Grave Preservation
 Added: Apr. 13, 2010
"Those Great American's In Dirty Shirt Blue"
- Sgt Ted Myers
 Added: Nov. 27, 2009
 
 
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