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Pvt John P. Cottles

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Pvt John P. Cottles

Birth
USA
Death
16 Jul 1862 (aged 26–27)
Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Plot
Sec. C, Row R, Grave 45
Memorial ID
128947573 View Source

Enlisted: Pvt., Co. H, 5th Alabama Infantry. When: March 24, 1862; Where: Pickens Co., AL.. Greaner's Hospital, Richmond, VA.. Admitted: July 5, 1862 Died: July 16, 1862 from Chronic Diarrhea & Fever. His widow Malinda Cottles filed claims in Pickens Co., AL. and received $67.53.

The picture was taken in April 5-8 1865 by Mathew Brady after the city fell on April 3, 1865. The original scrape wood headboards you see were replace with new whitewash headboards in 1866 with the soldiers name rank. company, regiment and state served. Those headboards were rotting away and removed in 1876. The stones you see today were added in 1900 for over 24 years the fields had no markers for graves. The empty field was plowed twice do to sunken graves.

Enlisted: Pvt., Co. H, 5th Alabama Infantry. When: March 24, 1862; Where: Pickens Co., AL.. Greaner's Hospital, Richmond, VA.. Admitted: July 5, 1862 Died: July 16, 1862 from Chronic Diarrhea & Fever. His widow Malinda Cottles filed claims in Pickens Co., AL. and received $67.53.

The picture was taken in April 5-8 1865 by Mathew Brady after the city fell on April 3, 1865. The original scrape wood headboards you see were replace with new whitewash headboards in 1866 with the soldiers name rank. company, regiment and state served. Those headboards were rotting away and removed in 1876. The stones you see today were added in 1900 for over 24 years the fields had no markers for graves. The empty field was plowed twice do to sunken graves.


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