in book Civil War Burials Fredericksburg Virginia, compiled and edited by Maude E. Mercer Sellman, 1979, p. 34.
Lanie sent: Full name is John Allen Job "Chock" Barksdale. Chock is nickname.
Born Yalobusa Co., Miss. Feb 5 1836
Died May 8, 1864, Spotsylvania.
Find A Grave contributor Deo et patriae sent:
He was a graduate of the University of Miss. 1857.
Secretary to Jacob Thompson, Sec. of War in President Buchanan's Cabinet; adjutant of Humphrey's Brigade and was killed in action at Spotsylvania; buried on the battlefield.
Per Barksdale Book, written by Capt. John A Barksdale, compiled 1940.