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 Elijah D “Eli” Lamascus

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Elijah D “Eli” Lamascus

  • Birth 1829 Laceys Spring, Morgan County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 7 May 1863 Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 30911098

Eli married Eliza Morrow on 13 May 1849 in Morgan County, Alabama. (copy of Marriage Record)

She was born, abt. Apr 1825 in S.C. and died 26 Jan 1912 in Morgan County, Alabama.

On her Alabama Death Certificate, she is listed as Liza Damascus and was buried in Smith Graveyard, Morgan County, Alabama. (cert. copy of Death Cert)
I have not been able to verify where this graveyard is located.

They were my 3rd great-grandparents. I have searched for over a decade for everything I can find on you. RIP.

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They had a son named James R. Lamascus, b. abt 1855. He was stabbed to death in 1878.

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This is Elijah 'Eli' D. Lamascus. He enlisted 25 Jan 1863 by Col. J. C. Reid as a Private in Company H, 28th Regiment, Alabama, Infantry. He died at Gilmer Hospital, Tennessee of Diphtheria on May 7, 1863. (copy of CSR)

On the Widows Application for deceased soldiers he is referred to as Elijah Lamascus.
At the bottom of the page he is listed as Elias Lamarcus - Private, Co H 38th Ala Inft Reg, buried at Chattanooga, Tenn.


Thank you Randy for fulfilling my photo request. Karen


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  • Created by: Karen
  • Added: 27 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30911098
  • Karen
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elijah D “Eli” Lamascus (1829–7 May 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30911098, citing Chattanooga Confederate Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Karen (contributor 46879409) .