PVT Francis Lincoln “Frank” Souther

PVT Francis Lincoln “Frank” Souther

Birth
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 10 Jun 1861 (aged 25)
Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
Burial Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section: OLD, Plot: 323, Grave: 3
Memorial ID 15895794 View Source

Residence Quincy MA; 24 years old.
Enlisted on 5/16/1861 as a private.
On 5/22/1861 he mustered into Co. H, 4th Massachusetts Infantry
Wounded and died 6/10/1861 Big Bethel, VA.

He was the first soldier from Quincy, MA, killed in battle in the Civil War.


Inscription

My Husband
FRANCIS L. SOUTHER
killed
at Big Bethel, Virginia
June 10, 1861
Aged 25 years

Rest Soldier Rest Thy Warfare O'er
The Battle Roll Thou'll Hear No More
Thy Duty Bravely Nobly Done
The Conflict Past, The Victory Won


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