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 William Allen Lundy

William Allen Lundy

Troy, Pike County, Alabama, USA
Death 1 Sep 1957 (aged 109)
Crestview, Okaloosa County, Florida, USA
Burial Laurel Hill, Okaloosa County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 14554809 · View Source
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One of the oldest surviving Confederate Soldiers

William Allen LUNDY was probably born William Allen LUNDAY. When his children started to school, he told the story that the teacher insisted the correct spelling was LUNDY. In any event, his children, and in later legal documents he, spelled the name LUNDY.

He filed a Soldier's Pension Claim in 1931 in which he states that he enlisted at Elba in the Home Guard service for Alabama. This was Application No. 23779 and no approval is indicated. He filed a Soldier's Pension Claim with the State of Florida in 1933 and by Special Act of the Legislature in 1941 was awarded a pension by the State of Florida for service in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. His claim states that he enlisted at Elba, Alabama on the last days of March 1864 in Company D, 4th Calvary of the State of Alabama in the service of the Confederate States of America, and was discharged in May 1865 at the close of the War.

Gravesite Details There is a question regarding actual birth date. It is suggested it is 1859.
  • Created by: William R. Cavins
  • Added: 9 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14554809
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Allen Lundy (18 Jan 1848–1 Sep 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14554809, citing Almarante Cemetery, Laurel Hill, Okaloosa County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by William R. Cavins (contributor 46583235) .