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 William Henry Birdwell

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William Henry Birdwell

Birth
Jackson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 2 Nov 1941 (aged 76)
Robertson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Oakland, Robertson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 129751654 View Source
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Son of John J. & Mariah Murphy (KIRBY) Birdwell ..

John Birdwell was wounded at the battle of Stones River in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He was escorted back to the east by a doctor who lived a few miles further east of John's home place. 'til his dying day, John and a limp because of the injury. Had he not been treated on the way back to Jackson County, TN - "I probably would not have survived", as he was known to tell his children over the years. In 2001, a Confederate tombstone was placed on his grave site with a full honor guard of period costume men and women.

William Henry Birdwell was the eldest of 9 children born to John J. and Mariah Birdwell.
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