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John Thomas Ellis
Birth: Mar. 16, 1827
Amherst County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Having graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1848, he taught school and worked as a merchant in Amherst County before the Civil War. In 1861 he helped form the Southern Rights Guards and became a Captain in the 19th Virginia Infantry Regiment later in the year. Promoted to Major and then to Lieutenant Colonel in 1862, he was wounded at Gaines Mill in 1862. Recovering in time to rejoin his regiment before Gettysburg, he was killed on the field by a shell fragment during the Union bombardment which preceded Pickett's charge. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Gettysburg Section
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: May 13, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8751259
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- shelby
 Added: Jul. 3, 2015
Rest In Peace
- vets2search
 Added: Jun. 12, 2015
Rest In Peace, John!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Apr. 6, 2015
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