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Birth: Feb. 20, 1838
Randolph County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 30, 1915

Lessel Long was a Huntington County, Indiana, pioneer, a Union soldier who served with the 13th Indiana Infantry, and a prisoner of war, held at Andersonville Prison Camp. After the war he became a popular manufacturer and merchant in Andrews, Indiana. In 1886 he published his experiences in the book entitled, "Twelve Months in Andersonville Prison." 
 
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 Parents:
  Alfred Long (____ - 1878)
 
 Spouses:
  Lurany Jackson Long (____ - 1872)
  Mary Ann Thomas Long (1847 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  J Elden Long (____ - 1870)*
  Fred E Long (____ - 1890)*
  Florence Long Shealy (1870 - 1898)*
  Arthur L Long (1873 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Andrews
Huntington County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: Mar 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18687913
Pvt Lessel Long
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Pvt Lessel Long
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Pvt Lessel Long
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With Esteemed Thanks!Lessel Long, Co. F 13th IND.INF.Author of book: "Twelve months in Andersonville": On the march--in the battle--in the Rebel prison pens, and at last in God's country Publisher T. and M. Butler, 1886 Original from Harvard University Di...(Read more)
- Pioneer Visitors
 Added: Jun. 4, 2011

- SixDogTeam
 Added: Apr. 19, 2011
Lessel Long (1838-1915), one of the many Civil War vets buried here. A member of Company F, 18th Indiana Infantry, Long was interred for a year at the infamous Andersonville Prison (Camp Sumter) where over 13,000 Federal Prisoners of War perished, primari...(Read more)
- SixDogTeam
 Added: Sep. 14, 2008
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