|Death: ||Jun. 2, 1900|
SEMI-WEEKLY INTERIOR JOURNAL, STANFORD, KENTUCKY
Tuesday, June 5, 1900
Col. Welch had a dispatch from Arlington, Texas, Saturday informing him of the death that morning of Capt. E. T. Rochester, formerly of Stanford. He had a complication of kidney and stomach troubles and had been sick more than a year. Capt. Rochester got his military title in the Confederate army. He was in Col. Grigsby's 6th Kentucky, and served during the war. Afterwards he married Mrs. Helm, a widowed sister of Col. Welch, who died about a year ago. They leave four children Misses Mattie, Louise and Gracie and Edwin, all of whom are grown and live in Texas. Capt. Rochester was a popular and excellent gentleman and his friends here will learn with regret that he is no more. Kentuckiana Digital Library.
(Thanks to Joyce T.)
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Rochester, Edwin P.
Original filed under Edwin T. Rochester
REGIMENT NAME:6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry
SOLDIER'S RANK IN:Acting Quartermaster
SOLDIER'S RANK OUT:Captain
ALTERNATE NAME:Edwin T. Rochester
FILM NUMBER:M377 roll 11
CONFEDERATE KENTUCKY TROOPS:
6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry
OVERVIEW: 6th Cavalry Regiment was organized during the summer of 1862 with men from the central and eastern section of Kentucky. It was mustered into Confederate service in September. For a time the unit skirmished in Kentucky attached to Buford's Brigade, then it fought with J. H. Morgan. Most of its members were captured at Buffington Island on July 19 and the remaining part at New Lisbon on July 26, 1863. The regiment was not reorganized. Its commanders were Colonel J. Warren Grigsby, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas W. Napier, and Major William G. Bullitt.
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Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865:
E. T. Rochester, Confederate, Captain 6 KY
Emma Virginia Welch Rochester (1839 - 1895)*
Louise Burrow Rochester Burney (____ - 1936)*
Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Sep 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97187833