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Howard Gladstone Affleck
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Birth: 1840
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 15, 1862
Bridgeport
Belmont County
Ohio, USA

Howard was the son of Dr. John G. Affleck, a prominent physician and newspaperman in Belmont County, Ohio. In 1861 he enlisted in the three months regiment 15th Ohio, Company B, at Martins Ferry, not far from his home in Bridgeport.

Upon expiration of his regiment's term of service, Howard reenlisted in Company H, commanded by M. C. Lilley, of the 46th Ohio. At the battle of Shiloh, April 6, 1862, young Howard was mortally wounded. He was sent by hospital transports back to his home in Bridgeport where his father cared for him. Howard lingered for weeks in agony and died at his home May 15, 1862. 
 
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  John Gladstone Affleck (1802 - 1877)
 
Burial:
Weeks Cemetery
Bridgeport
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Plot: lot 203 Old Sec. South half
 
Created by: Stephen Altic
Record added: Jul 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93133346
Howard Gladstone Affleck
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