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Charles W. "Uncle Charley" Corkran
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1846
Death: Sep. 10, 1937
West Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Civil War Veteran
Pvt Co G, 39th Reg't MO Inf Vol

Enlisted Sep 3, 1864, Hannibal, MO
Mustered in Sep 8, 1864, Hannibal, MO
Mustered out Jul 19, 1865, Benton Barracks, MO

Office of Adjutant General
Record of Service Card, Civil War, 1861-1865
Box 18
Reel s00863

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75 Years Ago
Thurs., Sept. 23, 1937

Last G.A.R. Veteran Dead

"Uncle Charley", C. W. Cockran, last known living G.A.R. and the veteran of the Civil War from Knox County died Sept. 10. He was at the National Veteran's Administration Home, West Los Angeles, Calif., where he had been for some years and where death came. He had been a resident of Novelty sixty-one years before going to Pomona, Calif., to his son, Frank W. Corkran. He was buried at the military home, as was his wish to be. The last veteran living in the county, Solomon Conder, died last July. No other particulars as to Mr. Cockran's death were available. The Lewis sisters of Edina are cousins.

The Edina Sentinel
Edina, Missouri
September 26, 2012 
 
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 Spouse:
  Melvina H. Corkran (1849 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Corkran (1876 - 1892)*
  Mary Ollie Corkran (1878 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Cenotaph?
 
Burial:
Novelty Cemetery
Novelty
Knox County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Row 2, Plot 33, East Half
 
Created by: NE MO
Record added: Jul 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54923798
Charles W. Uncle Charley Corkran
Added by: Roger Elmore
 
Charles W. Uncle Charley Corkran
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