Jul. 24, 1877 Union Point Greene County Georgia, USA
The son of James Anderson Armistead and Emily Strong Colley. Served in Co. H, 42nd Georgia during the War between the States. Following the war, he began working for the railroad. Believe he married Clara Perdue and had two children - Maude & Claude. He died in a train wreck near Union Point, GA. He was the engineer of the train.
Inscription: (front side) Zach J. Armistead Born June 9th 1847 Died July 24th 1877 Aged 30 Yr 1 Mos 14 Days
(back side) At the time of his Death he was Engineering the Passenger train on the Ga RR and was killed in the wreck near Union Point Ga and his remains were buried at this place July 26th by mourning relatives and friends.