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Pvt William Murphy Loudermilk

Pvt William Murphy Loudermilk

Birth
Cherokee County, North Carolina, USA
Death 18 Sep 1952 (aged 104)
Arkansas, USA
Burial Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 37768256 · View Source
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Last surviving CSA Veteran. His wife, Sarah E. Bruce Loudermilk is also buried here.

NY Times, 20 Sep 1952, pg. 15
Jonesboro, AR, Sep 19.
CONFEDERATE DIES AT 104
William M. Loudermilk, who fought with Gen. John B. Hood's Cavalry in the Civil War, died here last night at the age of 104. He was Ark.'s last confederate veteran. Mr. Loudermilk joined the confederate army in 1864 when he was 16. He was promoted from waterboy to sharpshooter and saw action at Chattanooga, Marietta, Ga., Nashville & Atlanta. He had been a resident of Jonesboro for 71 years. He worked a small farm until 4 years ago. His widow is his sole survivor. Nine confederate veterans still are living according to the program of the 1952 convention of the men in gray.


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  • Created by: Melanie Atkins
  • Added: 31 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37768256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Murphy Loudermilk (27 Oct 1847–18 Sep 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37768256, citing Kellers Chapel Cemetery, Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Melanie Atkins (contributor 46981955) .