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 George Cary Eggleston

George Cary Eggleston

Birth
Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana, USA
Death 14 Apr 1911 (aged 71)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Orient Hill Section, Lot 151
Memorial ID 19983 · View Source
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Author, Historian. An editor and writer, he is known for providing the inspiration for his brother Edward's 1874 best-seller "The Hoosier Schoolmaster". He served as an officer in the Confederate army during the Civil War, and witnessed the surrender at Appomattox. He wrote the works "A Rebel's Recollection" in 1875, one of the best-known memoirs from the Southern perspective on the War Between the States.

Bio by: Joe Fodor


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19983
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Cary Eggleston (26 Nov 1839–14 Apr 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19983, citing The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .