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William E. Dark
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Birth: May 5, 1848
Meriwether County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1941
Gaars Mill
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

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. 
 
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 Children:
  William Lee Dark (1870 - 1952)*
  Lela Lawrence Dark McMurry (1872 - 1960)*
  Louella Dark Branch (1880 - 1978)*
  Joseph Wheeler Dark (1898 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harmony Grove Cemetery
Dodson
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Ron Manley
Originally Created by: dgdillman
Record added: Jan 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24162949
William E. Dark
Added by: Karen Klemm Pinckard
 
William E. Dark
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William E. Dark
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In memory of "The Dancing Vet". R.I.P.
- Lora Peppers
 Added: Apr. 21, 2011
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Aug. 31, 2010
one of Louisiana's Last Confederate Veterans
- Lest We Forget
 Added: Jun. 23, 2009
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