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Norman Gerry Makepeace
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1838
Taunton
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1905
Brockton
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

39th Massachusetts Vol. Infantry, Co. F, Pvt. enlisted Aug 6,1862 - May 19, 1865. Wounded in action at the Battle of the Wilderness.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defences of Washington from Fort Tillinghast to Fort Craig, until September 14, 1862. Guard Potomac from Edward's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and Seneca Creek until October 20. At Muddy Branch until November 10. At Offutt's Cross Roads, Md., until December 21, and at Poolesville, Md., until April 15, 1863. Moved to Washington, D.C., April 15-17 and guard and patrol duty there until July 9. Moved to Harper's Ferry and Maryland Heights July 9-10, thence to Funkstown, Md., July 12-13. Pursuit of Lee, July 14-27. Duty along the Rapidan until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Duty on Orange & Alexandria Railroad until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign May-June. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania C. H. May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. White Oak Swamp June 13. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Reconnoissance toward Dinwiddie C. H. September 15. Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's Mills February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Davis Farm near Gravelly Run March 29. White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox C. H. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. At Black and White Station until May 1. Moved to Manchester, thence march to Washington, D.C., May 1-15. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 1, 1865.

Norman G. Makepeace was the son of George W. Makepeace & Hannah (Smith) Eddy of Taunton/Raynham, Massachusetts. After the war he resided in Brockton and was employed as a shoemaker. In the 1855 Mass. State Census he is listed with his mother Hannah & brother George W. and his name is enumerated as George N. Makepeace, obit has Norman Gerry Makepeace. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Makepeace (1807 - 1842)
  Hannah W Smith Makepeace (1799 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Almira D Smith Makepeace (1842 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Charles Edwin Makepeace (1861 - 1914)*
  Alice E. Makepeace (1866 - 1882)*
  Arthur Lester Makepeace (1868 - 1924)*
  Harry Stanley Makepeace (1870 - 1882)*
  Etta Rosella Makepeace Packard (1873 - 1941)*
  Alvira Mabel Makepeace (1876 - 1882)*
  Edna A. Makepeace (1878 - 1882)*
  Ida E. Makepeace Burt (1879 - 1930)*
  Gertrude I. Makepeace Burt (1882 - 1902)*
  William Everett Makepeace (1884 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Coweeset Cemetery
Brockton
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Rick Martin
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
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Norman Gerry Makepeace
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