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Jonathan Harvey Bost

  • Birth 13 Sep 1835 Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 6 Jul 1926 Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 Row:S Number:10
  • Memorial ID 10687712

BOST, JONATHAN HARVEY
(1835~1926)

Residence Catawba County NC; a 26 year-old Carpenter.
Enlisted on 4/27/1861 at Newton, Catawba County, NC as a Private.
On 5/18/1861 he mustered into "A" Co. NC 12th Infantry
He was discharged for wounds on 1/27/1864
He was listed as:
Wounded 5/1/1863 Chancellorsville, VA (Left arm amputated)
Absent wounded 5/5/1863 (place not stated) (Estimated day)
He was described at enlistment as:
6' 9.0", dark complexion, black eyes, black hair

Jonathon Harvey Bost, Confederate veteran, was born in Catawba County, North Carolina in 1835. At age 26, Bost, on October 16, 1861, enlisted in the Confederate Army in Newton. He was mustered into Company A of the 12th North Carolina Infantry, which eventually became State Troops.
On May 2, 1863, at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Bost was wounded in the left arm, which was eventually amputated. He was listed on a Roll of Honor for being wounded. On May 11, 1863, Bost was admitted to the General Hospital, Howard's Grove, in Richmond, Virginia, but was later transferred to Chimborazo Hospital and then to Scottsville, Virginia. On February 1, 1864, he was honorably discharged from the Confederate Army by the medical board. Bost died on July 6, 1926, and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery the next day.

Sources: http://www.civilwardata.com/active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?C&51339
http://www.cemetery.state.tx.us/pub/user_form22.asp


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  • Created by: Bev
  • Added: 27 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10687712
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jonathan Harvey Bost (13 Sep 1835–6 Jul 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10687712, citing Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Bev (contributor 47588577) .