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Capt John Allen Job “Chock” Barksdale

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Capt John Allen Job “Chock” Barksdale

Birth
Yalobusha County, Mississippi, USA
Death 8 May 1864 (aged 28)
Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Grave 3004
Memorial ID 14014554 View Source
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Mich. Vol.
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.




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