|Birth: ||May 5, 1848|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 1941|
The deceased was born in Merriweather County, Georgia. He was just a lad of a boy when he enlisted in the Confederate army and served as a courier directly for Gen. Joseph E. Johnston. He was with Gen. Johnston at the Battle of Atlanta and several other engagements in which the gray-clad Confederates tried to halt Sherman's march to the sea through Georgia.
In 1869 he moved to Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. A few years later he moved to Winn Parish and has lived in the Gaar's Mill Community ever since. He was married three times and was the father of twenty-one children, 13 of whom survive. He has many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Among his descendants are some of the most prominent citizens of Winn Parish.
William Lee Dark (1870 - 1952)*
Lela Lawrence Dark McMurry (1872 - 1960)*
Louella Dark Branch (1880 - 1978)*
Joseph Wheeler Dark (1898 - 1978)*
Harmony Grove Cemetery
Maintained by: Ron Manley
Originally Created by: dgdillman
Record added: Jan 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24162949