|Death: ||Jul. 22, 1864|
Co E 13th Iowa
Work, Alexander. Age 35. Residence Scott County, nativity Indiana. Enlisted Oct. 1, 1861. Mustered Oct. 28, 1861. Wounded; leg amputated, July 21, 1864, Atlanta, Ga. Died of wounds July 22, 1864, Atlanta, Ga. Buried in National Cemetery, Marietta, Ga. Section K, grave 376.
WORK, ALEX PVT
DATE OF DEATH: 07/22/1864
BURIED AT: SECTION M SITE 4463.
In the battlefield interment record, there are 4 Unknowns listed before Pvt Work and 3 Unknowns listed after him (M-4464 to M-4467 and L-3250 to L-3252). They were buried in front of the breastworks north of Clay's house.
Re-interred to National Cemetery. Grave originally numbered: Work (K-376), K-377, K-378, K-379.
Notes from one who removed the bodies to the National Cemetery:
3 miles E of Atlanta in an old field on Clay's land 1 mile south of the RR track & 400 south of Clay's house.
25 yds north of the above in same field: L-1, L-2, L-3.
Also, 100 yds south of the above D-846 Unknown.
And, 50 yds south of the above in rear of the breastworks under a Post Oak tree: D-847 Unknown.
Marietta National Cemetery
Plot: M 4463
Maintained by: Janet
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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