|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1831|
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 1864|
Otho French Strahl, Brigadier General˜Born June 3, 1831 in McConnelsville, Ohio, Strahl was a graduate from Ohio Wesleyan University. He went south to Tennessee, reading law in Somerville and opening a practice in Dyersburg, Tennessee. When the war began, Strahl raised a company of infantry, which was attached to the 4th Tennessee. In 1862 Strahl became Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th and fought with the regiment at Shiloh and Murfreesboro. In 1863 he became Colonel of the regiment and on July 28 Brigadier General. He fought at Chattanooga under A.P. Stewart and returned to serve under Cheatham in the Atlanta campaign and in John B Hood‚s invasion of Tennessee. While he was handing muskets up to his sharpshooters at Franklin, he was wounded three times and died on the field. Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. This is a cenotaph for General Strahl, who was killed in the 1864 Battle of Franklin, and is buried in Dyersburg, Tennessee.
Brig - Genl. CSA. Killed at the Battle of Franklin, Tenn.
Plot: Confederate Section, Fowler Lot
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Record added: Mar 10, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8491939
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