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Charles Cox
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Birth: May 18, 1834
Death: Aug. 3, 1862
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

VETERAN
CIVIL WAR

Father: Durant Cox
Mother: Mary Jarman

Spouse: Orpole C. Howard Cox
Married: 21 Feb. 1860

Child:
Sally Cox

Charles Cox was a casualty of the Civil War. He was the first of 3 sons of Durant and Mary Jarman Cox to be killed in the war. All 3 sons joined the North Carolina Thirty Fifth Regiment. While Charles was assigned at Drewry's Bluff (aka: Fort Darling) he died in the hospitalthere. He was 28 years old.

Drewry's Bluff was a Confederate defensive position along the James River south of Richmond and is part of the National Battlefields in the Richmond area.

His body was returned home to the Cox Family Farm and buried on that land, now known as the Durant Cox Cemetery, named after his father.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Durant Cox (1805 - 1867)
  Mary Jarman Cox (1803 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Orpha Caroline Howard Cox (1839 - 1896)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah C. Cox Koonce (1862 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Cox (1834 - 1862)
  Mary Polly Cox (1836 - 1894)*
  Sarah Jane Cox Ervin (1838 - 1928)*
  Eli Cox (1840 - 1912)*
  William Cox (1842 - 1862)*
  William D. Cox (1842 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
And I heard a voice from
heaven saying unto me, write,
Blessed are the dead which die
of the Lord from henceforth:
Yea, saith the spirit, that they
may rest from their labours;
and their works do follow.
 
Burial:
Durant Cox Cemetery
Richlands
Onslow County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Annie Duckett Hundley
Record added: Aug 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95048023
Charles Cox
Added by: Annie Duckett Hundley
 
Charles Cox
Added by: Annie Duckett Hundley
 
 
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Rest in peace
- Kathleen Bond
 Added: Nov. 11, 2016

- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Feb. 25, 2014

- SHEILA JARMAN
 Added: Nov. 6, 2013
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