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Pvt Martin Adams
Birth: 1824
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1862
Winchester City
Virginia, USA

Martin Adams was the son of John Adams and Margaret Arnold Adams. He was the grandson of Abednego Adams and Frances "Fanny" Rippy Adams. Martin died of disease October 25, 1862 at Winchester, Virginia.

Martin married Rhoda M. Wylie in 1848 in Cleveland County, North Carolina. Rhoda was the daughter of Thomas Wylie and Mary Gilmore Wiley. Martin and Rhoda had five children:
Thomas Anthony Adams
John Miller Adams
Mary M. Adams Bell
Sintha Adams Foster
Nancy Jane Adams Harry

Military Information:

Company H "Rough & Readys", 34th North Carolina Infantry, Pender's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Cleveland County NC; a 6'1" 37 year-old Farmer with dark complexion, black eyes.
Enlisted on 10/1/1861 at Shelby, Cleveland County, NC., he was mustered into Company H, 34th NC Infantry as a Private at Camp Fisher on 10/25/1861.
Present on Jan & Feb 1862 Roll.
AWOL 2/21-4/29/1862; docked pay.
Died of disease. His widow, Rody, filed a Settlement Claim on 5/23/1863; found due $142.16.

The 34th Infantry Regiment was assembled at High Point, North Carolina, in October, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Ashe, Rutherford, Rowan, Lincoln, Cleveland, Mecklenburg, and Montgomery.

The older grave stone is in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia. The newer stone is a memorial stone located in Grover Cemetery, Grover, Cleveland County, North Carolina. That stone was placed in the Dave Adams, Sr. family plot in the 1980's

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
Family links: 
  John Adams (1797 - ____)
  Margaret Arnold (Arendell) Adams (1796 - 1863)
  Rhoda M. Wylie Adams (1829 - 1922)
  Thomas Anthony Adams (1849 - 1930)*
  John Miller Adams (1851 - 1913)*
  Mary Adams Bell (1851 - 1935)*
  Sintha Adams Foster (1853 - 1913)*
  Nancy Jane Adams Harry (1855 - 1883)*
  Martin Adams (1824 - 1862)
  Noah Harden Adams (1829 - 1876)*
*Calculated relationship
Regiment incorrect on headstone.
Stonewall Confederate Cemetery
Winchester City
Virginia, USA
Plot: North Carolina, 283
Maintained by: Susan Carrington Kilgore...
Originally Created by: 46877736
Record added: May 14, 2007
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Pvt Martin Adams
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Pvt Martin Adams
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Pvt Martin Adams
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