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Maj William Edgeworth Bird
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1826
Hancock County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1867
Hancock County
Georgia, USA

Enlisted on July 15, 1861 as 1st., Lieut. and was Captain of Co., F 15th., GA Vol., C.S.A. and later Major of the staff of Major General Benning. He was wounded at the 2nd., battle of Manassas, VA.

He died on his plantation known as "Granite Farms" in Hancock Co., GA.

Son of James Wilson and Frances Pamela (Casey) Bird

Husband of Sarah C. (Baxter) Bird 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Wilson Bird (1787 - 1868)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah C. Baxter Bird (1828 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Saida Bird Smith (1848 - 1922)*
  Wilson Edgeworth Bird (1850 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oconee Hill Cemetery
Athens
Clarke County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Georgia Girl
Record added: Feb 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47985523
Maj William Edgeworth Bird
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Maj William Edgeworth Bird
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Maj William Edgeworth Bird
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- Georgia Girl
 Added: Mar. 17, 2013
Thank you for your service to the South.
- Birdgirl
 Added: Oct. 28, 2012
Biography on page 74 in the book "Staff Officers in Gray" by Robert E. L. Krick.
- Lanie
 Added: Sep. 23, 2011
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