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Birth: Feb. 20, 1840
Gibson County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1865
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA

The following information was abstracted from the miltary files of John K Hanks

John K Hanks enlisted in the 14th Cavalry, Co.F on 15Oct1862 but failed to report for muster-in on 7Jan1863 at Fort Peoria. He was reported as a deserter on muster rolls through 6Nov1863 at which time his name was cancelled from rolls. On 27May1864 he was arrested in Lawrence Co, Illinois and returned to duty 30Jun1864 at Big Shanty, Georgia. On 31Jul1864 he was reported missing in action near Clinton, Georgia. A letter by Capt Jenkins dated 12Oct1864 stated that John Hanks was captured and was now a prisoner of war. A memorandum from Prisoner of War Records lists him as being captured at Petersburg, Virginia on July 31, 1864. He was reported as a prisoner at Macon, Georgia. John escaped and was reported in Union lines at Wilmington, NC on 21Feb1865 and was later reported at Camp Parole, Maryland. He died at Division Number 2, U.S. General Hospital in Annapolis Maryland on 9Mar1865.

Record of Death & Interment- Person # 428 / Grave #390 at Annapolis Md, Ash Grove U.S. Cemetery.

Cause of Death- Chronic Diarrhea, date of death 9Mar1865 with burial 15Mar1865 
Family links: 
  Nicholas Anderson Hanks (1799 - 1880)
  Nancy S King Hanks (1810 - 1842)
  Warren Hanks (1828 - 1833)*
  Permelia Jane Hanks Posey (1832 - 1910)*
  Martha Hanks Spilman (1835 - 1904)*
  William Hanks (1838 - 1917)*
  John K Hanks (1840 - 1865)
  Nancy Hanks Love (1844 - 1862)**
  Ackland Hanks (1845 - 1926)**
  Sarah Melissa Hanks Vandeveer (1846 - 1873)**
  Lucinda Elizabeth Hanks Hockaday (1848 - 1925)**
  Louisa Hanks Fogerson (1849 - 1923)**
  James Stewart Hanks (1851 - 1942)**
  Marion Francis Hanks (1854 - 1892)**
  Austin Hanks (1856 - 1887)**
  Alice Clementine Hanks Smith (1858 - 1935)**
*Calculated relationship
Annapolis National Cemetery
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section A Site 195
Maintained by: Ron Hanks
Originally Created by: Stan Jett
Record added: Oct 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43741054
PVT John K Hanks
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PVT John K Hanks
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PVT John K Hanks
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