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Joseph M Adkinson
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Birth: 1841
Moorefield
Switzerland County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1864
Point Lookout
St. Mary's County
Maryland, USA

Joseph M.(Mc) Adkinson, entered the Civil War in March of 1863 with the 3rd Indiana Cavalry, Co A....He was at the Battle of Gettysburg and in the group of cavalrymen that held the Union position until the Infantry arrived...

He was injured in Sherman's Raid around Richmond-Chickahominy Swamp, "Yellow Tavern", Virginia. Joseph was injured on May 11th, 1864....He was taken to the hospital at Point Lookout, Maryland..He had a wound from a ball on his right knee that would not heal, so they amputated his leg....he died several days later... His temporary burial was on the shores of Maryland....

His letters home during the war are on repository at Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana.

His parents were Francis and Eliza (McHenry) Adkinson of Moorefield, Switzerland County, Indiana... 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Adkinson (1808 - 1880)
  Eliza McHenry Adkinson (1811 - 1896)
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Adkinson (1834 - 1894)*
  Samuel Adkinson (1834 - 1894)*
  Irvin D. Adkinson (1837 - 1875)*
  Malinda Adkinson Shadday (1839 - 1875)*
  Joseph M Adkinson (1841 - 1864)
  Melissa Adkinson Hart (1842 - 1913)*
  Oliver C. Adkinson (1843 - 1873)*
  Effa Adkinson Smith (1844 - 1928)*
  Nannie W. Adkinson Smith (1847 - 1940)*
  Jane T. Adkinson (1849 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 13 Site 12573
 
Maintained by: Ruth Adkinson
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Dec 27, 2008
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- Eric Lowman
 Added: Mar. 12, 2013

- Genealogy Girl
 Added: Jan. 19, 2010
Joseph M. Adkinson...or "Jo Mc" as he signed his letters home during the Civil War was born in 1841 in Moorefield, Switzerland County, Indiana....He died from a wound above right knee, from cannonball during Civil War...it became infected...they amputated...(Read more)
- Ruth Adkinson
 Added: Jul. 11, 2009
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