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Pvt John Adams
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Birth: unknown
Death: Oct. 8, 1862
Kentucky, USA

Civil War Soldier.
Residence Madison, IN;
Enlisted on 8/15/1861 as a Private.

On 8/15/1861 he mustered into "K" Co. 22nd Indiana Infantry.
He was Killed on 10/8/1862 at Perryville, KY.
Adams was a member of the color guard. He was shot in one arm at the battle of Perryville and moved the flag to the other arm. When shot there he clentched the flag with his teeth, until shot in the head, causing him to die instantly.
Camp Nelson National Cemetery
Jessamine County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: Jan 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33177491
Pvt John Adams
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Pvt John Adams
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From one vet to another, many thanks.
- Michelle Thompson
 Added: Jun. 25, 2016

- John G. Hall
 Added: Apr. 6, 2014
Remembering you, Pvt Adams, 150 years since you gave your life so that others might be free. May your sacrifice never be forgotten. The Union Forever!
- Roger
 Added: Oct. 8, 2012
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