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Col John Robertson Bedford Burtwell
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1835
Florence
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1873
Florence
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA

John Robertson Bedford Burtwell:
Born: August 15, 1835
Birthplace: Florence Alabama
Wife: Matilda Wade Burtwell
Education:
1860: Graduated from West Point Military Academy
Occupation before War:
1860 1861: Served in the United States Army rising to rank of 2nd Lt.
Civil War Career:
1861: Captain of Alabama State Regular Army
1861: 1st Lt. In Confederate States Regular Army
1861: Adjutant for 9th Alabama Infantry Regiment
1862: Aide de camp to Generals Braxton Bragg & Hardee
1863: Major of 21st Tennessee Cavalry Battalion
1863: Major of Confederate Army Artillery
Inspector of Cavalry on the staff of General Hindman
1865: Colonel of 11th Alabama Cavalry Regiment
Occupation after War:
Planter & Engineer in Alabama

Died: October 31, 1873
Place of Death: Florence Alabama
Age at time of Death: 38 years old
Burial Place: Burtwell Cemetery Florence Alabama

Info shared by Rob http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=47382248 
 
Burial:
Burtwell Cemetery
Florence
Lauderdale County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Mary Bob McClain
Record added: Jan 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84186112
Col John Robertson Bedford Burtwell
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RIP Col. BurtwellMy husband G-Grandfather, William Wesley Walker was serving detached duty under Col. Burtwell at the end of the war.
- SeekerOfStones
 Added: Sep. 27, 2014

- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Aug. 30, 2014
CSA1861: Captain of Alabama State Regular Army1861: 1st Lt. In Confederate States Regular Army1861: Adjutant for 9th Alabama Infantry Regiment1862: Aide de camp to Generals Braxton Bragg & Hardee1863: Major of 21st Tennessee Cavalry Battalion1863: Maj...(Read more)
- Scrappy
 Added: Aug. 10, 2013
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