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MAJ Charles Cicero Rainwater
Birth: Apr. 6, 1838
Ray County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1902
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Joined the Missouri State Guard as a Private in April 1861, and was promoted through the ranks from Sergeant to Captain. In June 1862 he was serving as Captain and commander of Company E, 6th Missouri (CSA) Infantry. He was wounded in the head in July 1863 at Vicksburg and more severely wounded in Atlanta the following year, forcing him from active service. After the war he came to St. Louis to engage in the mercantile business. Charles Rainwater had the honor of leading the Confederate veterans who took part in the funeral procession of General William T. Sherman, who is buried in St. Louis' Calvary Cemetery (Bio by Connie Nisinger). 
 
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 Parents:
  Moses Fowler Rainwater (1804 - 1886)
  Elizabeth Clay Oliver Rainwater (1815 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Hannah Fowler Rainwater (1839 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Juliet Rainwater Grimes (1833 - 1901)*
  Catherine Clay Rainwater Young (1835 - 1907)*
  Charles Cicero Rainwater (1838 - 1902)
  Margaret A Rainwater Yoakum (1840 - 1900)*
  Sarah Frances A Rainwater Petree (1842 - 1919)*
  Amelia McPherson Rainwater Pugh (1847 - 1909)*
  Alice Mansour Rainwater Sanderson (1857 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 191, Lot 4517
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 17, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18430
MAJ Charles Cicero Rainwater
Added by: Susan Rainwater
 
MAJ Charles Cicero Rainwater
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
MAJ Charles Cicero Rainwater
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
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American Civil War April 12, 1861 through May 9, 1865. A civil war fought to determine the survival of the Union or Independence for the Confederacy.
- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
 Added: Jan. 4, 2017
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