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 John Basil Lamar

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John Basil Lamar

  • Birth 5 Nov 1812 Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 15 Sep 1862 Maryland, USA
  • Burial Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Adjacent to Gov. Colquitt grave in Magnolia Ridge
  • Memorial ID 10110

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Served as a Colonel and aide-de-camp to General Howell Cobb, his brother-in-law and close friend. He was mortally wounded on September 14, 1862 by men of the Army of the Potomac's 1st New Jersey Brigade while vainly trying to rally Cobb's Brigade at Crampton's Gap, Maryland. After temporary burial in Charles Town, Virginia, he was later reinterred at Rose Hill.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10110
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Basil Lamar (5 Nov 1812–15 Sep 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10110, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .