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Pvt Aris Boneparte Curtis

  • Birth 4 Mar 1839 Robertson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 15 Jan 1872 Robertson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Robertson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 10370741

Aris B. was second son of Job and Margery Curtis enlisted in the Confederate Army. He participated in all of the skirmishes and battles of Murfeesboro and McMinnville, Tennessee. He was also with General Morgan on raids through Indiana and Ohio. He was captured in 1863 at Buffington Island, Ohio and was imprisoned until February 1864 when he took the oath of allegiance and returned home.
On August 2, 1866 Aris married Mary Ellen Mulliken (b. November 1845). They had four children: Anna Laura, William, Seth T., and Aris L. Aris Boneparte Curtis was of medium build and wore a mustache. He was a good carpenter. He made a wooden pad lock that was used on D. H. Hildreth's meat house until the 1930s when it was placed in the museum at Blue Licks State Park. He died of cancer a few weeks before his 33rd birthday. He served in Co. "F", 9th Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry, C.S.A. along with his brother, Seth Thomas Curtis. This regiment was also called the 4th Kentucky Mounted Rifles. After it was organized the 9th Regiment was assigned to the Second Brigade of General John Hunt Morgan's division of Cavalry.


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  • Maintained by: Cheryl Behrend
  • Originally Created by: David L. Bush
  • Added: 25 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10370741
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Aris Boneparte Curtis (4 Mar 1839–15 Jan 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10370741, citing Old Piles Cemetery, Robertson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Cheryl Behrend (contributor 39733792) .