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 John W Birdsong

John W Birdsong

Birth
Simpson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 13 Feb 1863 (aged 34–35)
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Plot 22, 0, 1203
Memorial ID 368689 · View Source
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* Documentation from Fold-3 Military Records and a Book confirm the following: * Discrepancy is Noted On One Muster Roll Card for Age given as: 17; Name appears as: Joseph N. or W. with Date and Place of Enlistment stated as: Oct. 1st, 1862 in Warsaw, Missouri per Adjutant Gen'ls Office Letter dated February 21, 1868!

* John W. Birdsong, age 35, a farmer, born Simpson County, Kentucky, enlisted in the 8th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry, as Pvt. in Company "K" on September 25, 1862 in Springfield, Missouri. October 1, 1862 Pvt. John W. Birdsong was Transferred to Company "G" by Order of Col. W. F. Geiger. February 13, 1863 Pvt. John W. Birdsong Died in Central General Hospital at Springfield, Missouri of Lung Fever. Military File has a letter dated: February 21, 1868 from the Adjutant General's Office in Washington D.C. stating: Pvt. John W. Birdsong Enrolled October 1, 1862 at Warsaw, Missouri in Company "G". * Due to Numerous Clerks, distance, time and circumstances one finds Discrepancies in Documents. Sons of Union Website; Fold-3 Military Records and Book document these statements. - Ralph Biggs


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  • Maintained by: Ralph Biggs
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 368689
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John W Birdsong (1828–13 Feb 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 368689, citing Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Ralph Biggs (contributor 46960503) .