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Lieut George Washington Askew

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Lieut George Washington Askew

  • Birth 22 Feb 1838
  • Death 7 May 1916
  • Burial Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
  • Plot Section 11 Lot 340
  • Memorial ID 28330035

George W. Askew

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a Private (date unknown).
"A" Co. MS 44th Infantry

George Washington Askew was born on 22 February 1838 in Edenton, NC. He was the oldest son of David Outlaw
Askew and Martha Etheridge Askew.
George Washington Askew was a Graduate of University of North Calorlina (Chapel Hill) class of 1860.
George enlisted in A Co, 44th Mississippi
Infantry,aka. Blythe's Regiment from Feb 1861 to May 1862 as a Private. Blythe's Regiment participated in the Battle of Shiloh, April 5-6, 1862. He was elected 2LT at Camp Hardee, Columbus, MS and joined F Co, 42nd Alabama Infantry Regiment in May 1862. He was wounded during the Battle of Corinth, 3-5 October 1862. He was present with the 42nd Alabama during the campaign and siege of Vicksburg. He was Paroled from Vicksburg on 10 July 1863 as a 1LT in F Co, 42nd ALA INF REGT. George rejoined the regiment at parole camp in Demopolis, Alabama. The regiment participated in the Battle of Lookout Mountain, 24 November 1863, Missionary Ridge 25 November 1863, and the Atlanta Campaign. On March 18th 1864.
Following the Civil War, in 1866 George and four othermen started the Hashuqu Manufacturing Company near
Mashulaville Community in Noxubee County Mississippi.The company produced yarn. He died on 07 March 1916.

Source: http://www.rootsweb.com/~al42inf/StoriesPart2.htm
Research of Sam Askew, GGGranson

Bio by: Bev


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Children

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Co. F 42 Ala Inf. CSA


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  • Created by: Michelle Woodham
  • Added: 16 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28330035
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut George Washington Askew (22 Feb 1838–7 May 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28330035, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Michelle Woodham (contributor 46636907) .