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Capt Edmund Anderson Cole
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1824
Pulaski
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1909
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

His parents were David Cole and Mary Anderson of Virginia. He was an attorney and had resided in Shelby County for over 25 years. He was the Clerk and master of the First Chancery Court of Memphis. During the Civil War he was in Co. L 154 Sr. Tenn. Regt. In 1863 he tendered his resignation due to health problems which were supported by documentation from two physicians. Cause of death: Pneumonia.
Source Elmwood Burial Records and Tennessee Burial Permit

The Semi-Weekly Messenger
Wilmington NC
June 4 1901
OLD "REBS" IN LINE
The Confederates' Parade
Excerpt from the above article:
The parade was closed by the men from Tennessee, who having less distance to travel, were able to appear in stronger lines than any other state. At their head rode General John M. Taylor and just behind him Miss Leila Maury, the sponsor for the state, with a bevy of maids of honor. Seventy men marching under the old flag of the Fourth Tennessee infantry, were at the head of the column and then came the remnant of the 154th infantry commanded by Colonel E.A. Cole. With this detachment was an old faded battleflag that had floated in the smoke of a dozen fights, it bearing the names of them all.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Amanda Childress Cole (1834 - 1907)
  Ophelia A Taylor Cole (____ - 1867)*
 
 Children:
  Annie Cole (____ - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Lot 56, grave 6, Chapel Hill
 
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Jun 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112140779
Capt Edmund Anderson Cole
Added by: WAYNE BOWEN
 
Capt Edmund Anderson Cole
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- Mary & Kent
 Added: Jun. 11, 2013
 
 
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