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MAJ Charles Cicero Rainwater

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MAJ Charles Cicero Rainwater

  • Birth 6 Apr 1838 Ray County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 10 Nov 1902 Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Block 191, Lot 4517
  • Memorial ID 18430

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Joined the Missouri State Guard as a Private in April 1861, and was promoted through the ranks from Sergeant to Captain. In June 1862 he was serving as Captain and commander of Company E, 6th Missouri (CSA) Infantry. He was wounded in the head in July 1863 at Vicksburg and more severely wounded in Atlanta the following year, forcing him from active service. After the war he came to St. Louis to engage in the mercantile business. Charles Rainwater had the honor of leading the Confederate veterans who took part in the funeral procession of General William T. Sherman, who is buried in St. Louis' Calvary Cemetery (Bio by Connie Nisinger).





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18430
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for MAJ Charles Cicero Rainwater (6 Apr 1838–10 Nov 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18430, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .