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Pvt Alexander Cragle
Birth: Sep. 6, 1840
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 25, 1863
Lancaster County
Virginia, USA

☆☆~♰ Civil War - Died in Service ♰~☆☆

Alex served with the Union forces during the Civil War in Company C, 143rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry. He enlisted at Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania on August 4, 1862 for a period of three years and was mustered in as a Private on August 27, 1862 at Camp Luzerne.

He was admitted to the 3rd Division Hospital, 1st Army Corps, at Windmill Point near Aquia Creek, Lancaster County, Virginia on April 28, 1863 for typhoid fever and died there the next month. He was originally buried at Marlboro Point, Stafford County, Virginia. His body was relocated to the Fredericksburg National Cemetery when that cemetery was established after the War.

Alex was the 3rd of 15 children, and the oldest son. Before the War, he was a farm hand, working on his father's farm.
Family links: 
  Daniel Cragle (1815 - 1868)
  Barbara Ann Rustay Cragle (1820 - 1887)
  Alexander Cragle (1840 - 1863)
  William Cragle (1842 - 1895)*
  Lydia Nancy Cragle Fink (1844 - 1895)*
  Sarah Ann Cragle Warner (1846 - 1921)*
  Joseph Hiram Cragle (1850 - 1896)*
  Philip Cragle (1854 - 1882)*
  Daniel Henry Cragle (1856 - 1931)*
  Anthony Samuel Cragle (1858 - 1939)*
  Hannah Rosanna Cragle Rockel (1861 - 1922)*
  Matilda Jane Cragle Keiner (1865 - 1905)*
  George Washington Cragle (1867 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Fredericksburg National Cemetery
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Grave 5810
Maintained by: Star Kline
Originally Created by: D K Railsback B
Record added: Jan 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17386972
Pvt Alexander Cragle
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Pvt Alexander Cragle
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- Debra Graves Dawson
 Added: Sep. 28, 2016

- Lynnette
 Added: Sep. 18, 2016
Happy Heavenly Birthday, Alex
- Star Kline
 Added: Sep. 6, 2016
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