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David Austin Rees
Hi Janet,

Thank you for the clarification. From what the article said, my great grandfather's brother, David Austin Rees, is buried at Kennesaw Mountain. He died on the 27th of June of 1864. His father was Thomas Rees, from Eaton, Preble County, Ohio. His mother was Elizabeth Stout Griffin Rees. It's unusual that two soldiers from Ohio, both had the same name. Yes, my ancestor was w/ the 54th. I missed the point on the other soldier's regiment.

From what I can determine, my relative IS also buried in Georgia.

Thanks again,
Melinda Rees Patrie
Added by Melinda on May 30, 2016 10:42 PM
RE: David Reese
Lt. David Austin Rees
Contributed By earljwiest 14 May 2013 0 Comments
Served in Co. B, 54th Ohio under Capt. John Bell of Columbus, OH.

DEATH: Struck by a bullet and killed while on horseback 27 June 1864 at battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, 1864. Col. Robert Williams was Regimental Commander. Amos Shaefer of the same company, from Liberty, IN, made a coffin out of cracker boxes to give David a proper burial.

Source: Biographical History of Central Kansas, Vol II, Lewis Pub Co, 1903:
7th son, first to die, was killed at battle of Kennesaw Mt, in the war of the
Rebellion, served as aide-de-camp to Gen Thomas and was lieutenant under Ben
Osterhous of the 54th Ohio Infantry.

David A Rees:
Enlist Date Enlist Rank Enlist Age
11 September 1861 1st Lieut 19

Promoted to Full Adjutant on 24 January 1864 (As of Co. S)
Served Ohio
Enlisted B Co. 54th Inf Reg. OH Killed at Kennesaw Mountain, GA on 27 June 1864
Transferred on 24 January 1864 from Company B to Company S
Source: Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
Abbreviation: OHRoster
Published by/on 1886

I have a photo of him from the Rees family album. I will try to send it to you.

Melinda Rees Patrie

Added by Melinda on May 30, 2016 7:50 PM
John Zett -Georgia
Seeking information on John Zett buried in Georgia.
Emily Zett Ross was my father's mother. She first married a Ross and then married a Stout. I hope you have some information for me.
Added by Sandra on May 01, 2016 10:37 PM
RE: KIA Chickamauga 87th Indiana
Thank you - very interesting and helpful.
Added by Anonymous on Apr 07, 2016 11:18 PM
Greenbaugh/Greenberry Waldrop
Thank you for the information on Greenberry Waldrop. The Chattanooga records looks to have been updated with typewriters around 1928 and it seems to me the person reading the hand written records was having a hard time of it. I wonder if the cemetery might have the original hand written records in archive someplace.
Added by CTY on Apr 02, 2016 2:43 PM
A. Willauer
Sgt. Henry Willauer (109150207)
In looking at the entry for Sgt. Henry Willauer (109150207) it also talks about Lewis Willauer. Can you please clarify who that entry is for?

- Adam
Added by A. Willauer on Mar 26, 2016 12:47 AM
Eugene Beckett
Charles Beckett
Hi Janet,
Where did you find the information on Charles Beckett about where he was buried and that he was in Captain Mills CO. Where there any more information there.
Eugene Beckett
Added by Eugene Beckett on Mar 24, 2016 8:15 PM
James Webster
RE: Cash - Chattanooga National Cemetery
Janet: Thank you for the prompt clarification!
Added by James Webster on Mar 21, 2016 6:07 AM
James Webster
Cash - Chattanooga National Cemetery

You posted a photo for a "Cash" above at Plot: E, 11585.

Is there a "Cash" marker at Plot: E, 11565 ?
I am assuming this was where William B Cash was buried. He enlisted at Catoosa County, Georgia in Company F, Georgia 39th Infantry Regiment on 04 Mar 1862. He is listed as mustered out on 21 May 1862 at Chattanooga, TN. Per his wife's widows pension application, he died of sickness shortly after enlisting.

Thank you!
Added by James Webster on Mar 18, 2016 3:03 PM
KIA Chickamauga 87th Indiana
Are the KIA listed on Find A Grave for Chattanooga National Cemetery assumed to be buried there or is it just the unknown buried there? I'm trying to locate Peter Heminger, my great great grandfather.
Cheri Sandall
Added by Anonymous on Mar 13, 2016 11:32 PM
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