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John B Eldridge
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1842
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1864
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

He was a Kirby, Illinois resident at the time of his enlistment on October 11, 1861 (149 years ago today).

He was subsequently mustered in as a Private of Company B, 51st Regiment Illinois Regiment at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois on December 24, 1861.

With his initial enlistment expired, he re-enlisted on December 24, 1863. Six-months later, on June 20, 1864, he was killed-in-action at Kenesaw Mountain, near Atlanta, Georgia.
update 10-11-2010

additional information courtesy of stonewall in the forums.

John's cenotaph in Massachusetts 
Marietta National Cemetery
Cobb County
Georgia, USA
Plot: A, 527
Maintained by: ditdit
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3948796
John B Eldridge
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John B Eldridge
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- Stonewall
 Added: Oct. 14, 2010

- ditdit
 Added: Oct. 11, 2010
Thank you for your loyal service to whichever side for which you fought,dear cousin.
- Dr. William McDonald
 Added: Jul. 30, 2008

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