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2LT Ira D. Gambrell

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2LT Ira D. Gambrell

Birth
Anderson County, South Carolina, USA
Death 9 May 1863 (aged 22–23)
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, USA
Burial Isle of Wight County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 175945617 View Source
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Lt. Ira D. Gambrell was a scout from Mississippi. He was killed trying to swim across the Blackwater River and escape from Union soldiers. He left a wife and a young daughter. He named his daughter Ira Virginia. He is one of the five unknown and unmarked soldiers buried in the Shiloh Cemetery. He was buried by Mrs. Sally A. Eley of the same cemetery.


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