|Birth: ||Nov. 15, 1825|
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 1864, USA|
Lorenzo was the son of Ephraim Wilson and Charlotte Christmas. He married Jemima Byrd of Smith Co., MS. They were the parents of five children; Nancy Ann, Harriet Elizabeth, Orlando Franklin, Charlotte Levina and Amanda Jane.
Lorenzo entered service for the Confederacy on 1 June 1861 at Raleigh, Smith Co., MS as a Private in Company C, 8TH Mississippi Infantry. He was captured in late November at the battle of Lookout Mountain or Missionary Ridge.
Lorenzo died in the notorious Federal Prison of Rock Island.
Jemima Ann Byrd Wilson (1833 - 1923)
Nancy Ann Wilson Yates (1849 - 1937)*
Harriet Elizabeth Wilson Townsend (1852 - 1942)*
Orlando Franklin Wilson (1854 - 1944)*
Charlotte Laveny Townsend (1858 - 1945)*
Amanda Jane Wilson Mason (1861 - 1893)*
L. Wilson, Pvt., Co. C, 8th Miss.
Rock Island Confederate Cemetery
Rock Island County
Plot: Grave # 320
Maintained by: Charles E. Carroll
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Jul 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9109797