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Sgt John Henry Curd
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Birth: 1840
Death: Jun. 10, 1864

Sergt Co B 20th Kentucky
23rd Army Corps, 3rd Brigade (Strickland), Captain Waller commanding 20th Kentucky.
Orig Bur Pine Mt.

Killed on 10 Jun 1864 at Dallas, GA. From OR, "On the 10th, followed the 50th Ohio and drove enemy into their works." "June 10, at 10 a.m. moved over same ground reconnoitered yesterday, Fiftieth Ohio Volunteer Infantry in advance; drove the enemy's skirmishers to top of the hill near Davis' house, in which we found a large number of rebel sharpshooters stationed." -No. 337. Reports of Col. Silas A. Strickland, Fiftieth Ohio Infantry, commanding Third Brigade, of operations May 28-September 8. Hdqrs. Third Brig., Second Div., 23d Army Corps

HeritageQuest has Curd Family History, The Curd and allied families. He was the son of William Curd (Newton, John, Thomas, Joseph) and Lucinda Coghill. He appears to be the seventh and youngest child. His brothers and sisters were: Ann Voris, Elizabeth Bradshaw, William, Jr., Thomas J., Newton S., and Littleton of Gowar, Mo. in 1915. His grandfather, Newton, was surveyor and founded the little town of Curdsville, Ky., on the Green River.

Death date June 10. Grave is among men who were KIA on June 15 - 16. Seems out of place, but then there were few casualties in the time period between the battle of New Hope Church / Dallas that ended c. June 1 and battle of Gilgal Church on June 15. Graves to the left are 23rd Army Corps (Schofield), 2nd Div. (Hascall). The next grave, H-8754, begins a series of graves of 20th Army Corps (Hooker), 3rd Div. (Butterfield).

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Burial:
Marietta National Cemetery
Marietta
Cobb County
Georgia, USA
Plot: H-8753
 
Created by: Janet
Record added: May 30, 2006
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Sgt John Henry Curd
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