Col George William Abert, Jr

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Col George William Abert, Jr

  • Birth 29 Apr 1829 Lowndes, Wayne County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 16 Dec 1912
  • Burial Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, USA
  • Plot Lot 79
  • Memorial ID 12916160




Attended Western Military Institute and Kentucky Military Institute.

Married: Patty V. Barry, Virginia Prentice.
SGT. CO K 14th MS, May 25, 1861.
CAPTAIN CO E 4th MS CAV BN ( later part of the 8th Conference Cavalry. ) November 14. 1861.
DISCHARGED: June 27, 1862, due to illness.
LT. COL. 14th MS, September 26, 1862.
COLONEL Oct 18, 1862.
RESIGNED: March 29, 1863, due to tuberculosis,
DETACHED: to become post commander at Meridian, Mississippi, October 03, 1863.

Cotton buyer in Columbus.
According to friends, Abert, was
" patriotic almost to a fault " but physically unable to stand field duty.




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son of C.H. & Jane Abert CSA, Col. of Cav. Div. 14th Miss


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  • Maintained by: Confederate
  • Originally Created by: Family Tree Shaker
  • Added: 7 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12916160
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col George William Abert, Jr (29 Apr 1829–16 Dec 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12916160, citing Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Confederate (contributor 47446625) .