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Pvt J. L. Abbott

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Pvt J. L. Abbott

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 26 Apr 1909
  • Burial Chilton County, Alabama, USA
  • Plot 1-119
  • Memorial ID 14099790

John L. Abbott (First_Last)
Regiment Name 8 Batt'n. Georgia Infantry
Side Confederate
Company F
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.

8th Battalion, Georgia Infantry

8th Infantry Battalion was organized with six companies during the early spring of 1862 at Savannah, Georgia. Some of the men were from Adairsville and Thornburgh, and Gordon County. For a time the unit served in the Department of South Carolina, Georiga, and Florida, then it was assigned to Gist's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. After the operations in North Mississippi, it fought with the army from Chickamauga to Nashville and ended the war in North Carolina. This battalion contained 232 men and 183 arms in December, 1863, and was included in the surrender on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Lieutenant Colonels Asahel Littlefield, Leroy Napier, Jr., J.T. Reid, and Zachariah L. Watters; and Majors John W. Gray, B.F. Hunt, and Edward F. Morgan.



Inscription

Co. F, 8th GA Inf Batt

Gravesite Details Confederate States Army

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  • Maintained by: Teresa "Tombstone Tourist"
  • Originally Created by: Cemetery Walker
  • Added: 27 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14099790
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt J. L. Abbott (unknown–26 Apr 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14099790, citing Confederate Cemetery #1, Chilton County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Teresa "Tombstone Tourist" (contributor 47757883) .