|Death: ||Dec. 21, 1862|
Excerpts from The Memphis Daily Avalanche, Feb. 10, 1867: Captain John R. J. Creighton. The remains of this faithful, gallant and meritorious officer in the service of the "lost cause," who fell at Murfreesboro' on December 21st, 1862, have been received in our city, and will be transferred to the family vault, at Elmwood Cemetery from the residence of his mother, No. 60 Pontotoc street. All friends of the late gallant captain of the Bluff City Greys, of the 164 Tennessee, and all soldiers of the brigade of the lamented Preston Smith, are respectfully invited to participate in the last rites to a gallant Memphis soldier: Gen. M. J. Wright, Col. M. Mageveney, Capt. Hutchinson, Capt. Walter Lucas, Capt. W. H. Rhea, David Gleason, Oliver Spicer, A. Jackson Doyle, John Patterson, Bose Pugh, Capt. Ed. Cole, Lieut. Peter Cozzens, Capt. J. W. Cochrane, Lieut. Jos. Flynn, Lieut. F. W. Janney, Lieut. R. Savage, John Woods, Aleck McCullough, Gen. F. Armstrong, Col. Jno. Dawson, Maj. Phil. Allen, Capt. M. W. Cluskey, Col. M. C. Gallaway, Dr. Em. Woodward, Maj. Jos. Barbiere, Lieut. Fritz Jenny, Capt. Wynne Cannon, Capt. J. C. Jones, Jr., B. J. Semmee, Ed. Beasley, Maj. J. G. Barbour, Capt. Thos. Johnson, Felix Robinson, Col. J. A. Shuter, Wm. Goode, Egbert Wooldridge.
Memphis Daily Avalanche, Feb. 12, 1867: The remains of Captain J. R. J. Creighton were followed to their final resting place in Elmwood, on Sunday afternoon last, by his relatives and a large concourse of his army companions and friends. The Rev. T. D. Witherspoon officiated.
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