Emory Fiske Best

Emory Fiske Best

Birth
Death 23 Apr 1912 (aged 72)
Burial Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 25936974 · View Source
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Birthplace: Bladensburg Maryland
Wife: Mary C. Hill Best 1845 – 1925
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery Macon Georgia)
Education:
Graduated from Cumberland University law school
Occupation before War:
Practiced law in Rome Georgia
Civil War Career:
1861: Lt. In Company C 23rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
1861 – 1862: Major of 23rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
1862: Lt. Colonel of 23rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Antietam
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 23rd Georgia Infantry Regiment
1863: Court - Martialed and Dismissed from Confederate Army
Occupation after War:
Practiced law in the State of Georgia
Attorney for United States Department of Interior
Clerk in several governmental Departments in Washington D.C.

Died: April 23, 1912
Place of Death: Washington D.C.
Age at time of Death: 72 years old


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  • Created by: graveelady
  • Added: 11 Apr 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25936974
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emory Fiske Best (28 Mar 1840–23 Apr 1912), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25936974, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by graveelady (contributor 46779158) .