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Pvt Joel Burt Collins
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Birth: 1832
Marion County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1864
Virginia, USA

A Confederate Soldier that served in Company L, 21st Reg. Inf., SC Volunteers, Confederate States Army. Note: there are 3 Confederates with the initials J.B. Collins buried at or near this cemetery. Unsure exactly where he is buried.

Killed on Darbytown Rd, Va. June 16, 1864 during the Siege of Petersburg, VA (14,000 Confederates faced over 50,000 Federals on that morning, see attached photo). Exact burial unknown (probably buried in a mass grave at this cemetery). He was one of 4 brothers that served in the CSA with only 1 survivor (Sgt. Edward Collins 1830-1901).

Parents:
John J. Collins (War of 1812 Vet)
Elizabeth Wheeler Collins

Spouse:
Prudence Harrelson Collins (Johnson) 1840-after 1880
(Prudence married a Mr. Johnson after J.B. Collins' death)

Children:
Mary E. Collins 1861-

Brothers & Sisters:
Richard Collins 1818-1860 (twin)
Sophia Collins McRae 1818-after 1880 (twin)
*+John E. Collins 1824-1864
*+David F. Collins 1830-1864
*+Joel Burt Collins 1832-1864
+Edward C. Collins 1834-1910
Zilphia Collins Williamson Smith 1842-1919 (Widow of Pvt. Solomon Williamson who died during the WBTS).

+CSA Soldier
*Died during WBTS
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John J. Collins (1790 - 1871)
  Elizabeth Wheeler Collins (1805 - 1865)
 
 Siblings:
  William Richard Collins (1819 - 1860)**
  Sophia J. Collins McRae (1819 - ____)**
  John E. Collins (1824 - 1864)**
  Edward C. Collins (1830 - 1910)*
  Joel Burt Collins (1832 - 1864)
  David F. Collins (1834 - 1864)*
  Zilphia A. Collins Smith (1842 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Keith Edwards
Record added: Jan 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83274132
Pvt Joel Burt Collins
Added by: Keith Edwards
 
Pvt Joel Burt Collins
Added by: Keith Edwards
 
Pvt Joel Burt Collins
Added by: Keith Edwards
 
 
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- Charles Robin Rauch
 Added: Jul. 25, 2015
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Jan. 28, 2014

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 Added: Apr. 30, 2013
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