JOSEPH W. APPLETON (1833-1862)
Joseph W. Appleton was born in 1833 and died 1862 in Lynchburg, Virginia during the Civil War. Cause of death was disease. His gravemarker is at Smith's Chapel Cemetery, near Collinsville, DeKalb Co., AL with his parents.
In the 1850 census for DeKalb County, Alabama Joseph Appleton is listed as 16 years of age, a farmer, born in South Carolina living with his parents and two brothers. In the 1860 census for DeKalb County, Alabama, Joseph is listed as 27 years of age and living with his widowed mother, Eliza.
Joseph W. Appleton was a Private in Company E, 12th Alabama Infantry of the Confederate States of America Army. He died during the Civil War from disease according to war records. The 12th Alabama Regiment was organized in July 1861 with E Company coming from DeKalb County, Alabama. It was at once moved to the "Potomac front". The regiment was near Manassas during the fall and winter (1861), and it moved to Yorktown in the spring, 1862.
Grigsby E. Appleton (1795 - 1857)
Eliza Mary Waller Appleton (1804 - 1864)
Thomas Newton Appleton (1824 - 1906)*
John Bulow Appleton (1827 - 1908)*
William L. Appleton (1830 - 1898)*
Joseph W Appleton (1833 - 1862)
Robert Haynes Appleton (1836 - 1898)*
Smith Chapel Cemetery
Created by: Douglas Walker
Record added: Oct 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78007181
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