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George Weedon Arnold

Blount County, Alabama, USA
Death 6 Aug 1864 (aged 23)
Notasulga, Macon County, Alabama, USA
Burial Notasulga, Macon County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 127090448 · View Source
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BIOGRAPHY: George Weeden ARNOLD - b. Summit, Blount Co., Alabama; d. August 6, 1864 Notasulga, Alabama after being mortally wounded in the head during the Civil War. He is buried in Camp Watts Cemetery in Notasulga. Married Molly SPENCER in Jackson, TN. (src. History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography by Thomas McAdory Owen, 1921, III, pg. 56)
Arnold, George Weeden, Confederate soldier, was born at Summit, Blount Co., and died August 6, 1864, at Notasulga; son of Absolom Weeden and Minerva (Moore) Arnold, the former a native of Spartanburg, S.C. He was prepared in Summit under private teachers and was graduated from Cumberland university, Lebanon, Tenn., with the degree of LL.D. He spent little time in the practice of law as he entered the C.S. Army soon after he left college. He volunteered in the Fourth Alabama infantry under Capt. Jones, and served in that connection for about eighteen months. Then he was made captain. His company formed part of the Sixteenth Alabama infantry under Bragg and Johnson. He was mortally wounded in the fighting around Atlanta, July 28, 1864, at which time he had attained the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was a member of the Presbyterian church. Married: At Jackson, Tenn., Mollie Spencer. Last residence: Summit. (src. History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography by Thomas McAdory Owen, 1921, III, pg. 56).

CIVIL.WAR: U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: George W. Arnold
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Alabama
Regiment Name: 50 Alabama Infantry.
Regiment Name Expanded: 50th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
Company: D
Rank In: Captain
Rank In Expanded: Captain
Rank Out: Captain
Rank Out Expanded: Captain
Film Number: M374 roll 2

CIVIL.WAR: American Civil War Soldiers
Name: George Arnold
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Alabama
Service Record: Enlisted as a Captain.
Commission in Company D, 50th Infantry Regiment Alabama.
Promoted to Full Lieutenant Colonel.
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  • Created by: David Laughlin
  • Added: 29 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127090448
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Weedon Arnold (18 Feb 1841–6 Aug 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127090448, citing Camp Watts Cemetery, Notasulga, Macon County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by David Laughlin (contributor 47881454) .