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John Keefe
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Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 18, 1864
Andersonville
Sumter County
Georgia, USA

John Keefe was age 21 when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy on August 12, 1862, at Boston, Massachusetts, for a term of one year, as an Ordinary Seaman, to the credit of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He served on the Receiving Ship OHIO and the famous U.S.S. HOUSATONIC. He was taken prisoner on September 8, 1863, at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, and died of dysentery as a Prisoner of War at Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia.

Sources: MASS. SOLDIERS..., 8: 248; Goss, THE SOLDIER'S STORY..., p. 355. 
 
Burial:
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Plot: 602
 
Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
Record added: Sep 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30151610
John Keefe
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John Keefe
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John Keefe
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