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Lieut George W. Todd

Lieut George W. Todd

Birth
Canada
Death 23 Oct 1864 (aged 24–25)
Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Plot Div 1, Sec 6, Bl 14, Lot 4, Sp 6
Memorial ID 10273 · View Source
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2 Lieut. Quantrill's Co. Missouri Cavalry C.S.A . He was a bridge mason before the war and with the MSG before joining Quantrill Jan 1862. Killed at Independence, MO, 21 October 1864, just east of the Little Blue River by a Union sharpshooter. The guerrillas pushed Generals Blunt, Jennison, and Moonlight 2 ½ miles northeast of Independence, where a sniper shot him. He was carried by is men to the house of a Mrs. Burns, where he died about an hour later. His men buried him that night in the Independence Cemetery. David Poole then took command of his unit. Indicted 18 Nov 1863 for the murder of George Burt at Lawrence, 21 Aug 1863. Killed in action in 1864.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10273
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut George W. Todd (Oct 1839–23 Oct 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10273, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .