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 John Basil Lamar

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Birth
Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA
Death
15 Sep 1862 (aged 49)
Burial
Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID
10110 View Source

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served as a Colonel and aide-de-camp to Brigadier 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 re-interred at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served as a Colonel and aide-de-camp to Brigadier 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 re-interred at Rose Hill Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 23 Jun 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10110
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10110/john-basil-lamar: accessed ), memorial page for John Basil Lamar (5 Nov 1812–15 Sep 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10110, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .