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Pvt Lorenzo Wilson
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1825
Houston County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1864, USA

Lorenzo was the son of Ephraim Wilson and Charlotte Christmas. He married Jemima Byrd of Smith Co., MS. They were the parents of five children; Nancy Ann, Harriet Elizabeth, Orlando Franklin, Charlotte Levina and Amanda Jane.
Lorenzo entered service for the Confederacy on 1 June 1861 at Raleigh, Smith Co., MS as a Private in Company C, 8TH Mississippi Infantry. He was captured in late November at the battle of Lookout Mountain or Missionary Ridge.
Lorenzo died in the notorious Federal Prison of Rock Island. 
Family links: 
  Jemima Ann Byrd Wilson (1833 - 1923)
  Nancy Ann Wilson Yates (1849 - 1937)*
  Harriet Elizabeth Wilson Townsend (1852 - 1942)*
  Orlando Franklin Wilson (1854 - 1944)*
  Charlotte Laveny Townsend (1858 - 1945)*
  Amanda Jane Wilson Mason (1861 - 1893)*
*Calculated relationship
L. Wilson, Pvt., Co. C, 8th Miss.

Rock Island Confederate Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Grave # 320
Maintained by: Charles E. Carroll
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Jul 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9109797
Pvt Lorenzo Wilson
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Pvt Lorenzo Wilson
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Pvt Lorenzo Wilson
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Apr. 15, 2015

- Patti
 Added: Jan. 31, 2015
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- Patti
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013
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