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Charles L King
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Birth: 1826, England
Death: Sep. 12, 1862
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA

Pvt Co B 12th Iowa Inf

Pvt Charles L. King was wounded at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee, on 6 Apr 1862. He was captured and transported to Camp Oglethorpe in Macon, Georgia. He died of his wounds and starvation there 12 Sep 1862, just a couple weeks shy of the prisoner exchange. He was age 36. He was later re-interred in Andersonville National Cemetery in Macon, Georgia.

Charles was born in England about 1826. It is unknown when he immigrated to the USA, but he married Esther E. Edwards in Elgin, Kane, Illinois on 14 Sep 1849. He and his wife and growing family were living in Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa at the time of his recruitment 12 Oct 1861.

Charles leaves behind his wife, Esther E. Edwards,and sons Charles Henry b. 1851, George William b. 1854, daughters Ada Elizabeth b 1857, Cora Esther b 1859 and Alice May b. 1862.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Esther E Edwards King Morse (1832 - 1878)
 
 Children:
  Charles Henry King (1851 - 1925)*
  George W King (1854 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Plot 13122
 
Maintained by: J O Pierce
Originally Created by: Douglas King
Record added: Mar 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35094087
Charles L King
Added by: J O Pierce
 
Charles L King
Added by: J O Pierce
 
Charles L King
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Co. B, 12th Iowa Infantry Regiment
- C & N Rasmussen
 Added: Jun. 1, 2011

- Sharon
 Added: Apr. 25, 2009
 
 
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