Lt. Zadoc Aydelotte


Lt. Zadoc Aydelotte Veteran

Dagsboro Hundred, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
5 Jan 1863 (aged 18–19)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA Add to Map
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Lieut. Zadog Aydelotte of the 81st Reg't. Penn'a. Vol's. Son of G. H. & J. A. T. Aydelotte. At the battle of Fredericksburg Dec'r. 13, 1862 though twice severely wounded he continued to lead his men till he lay upon the field with nine wounds, the larger portion of them mortal. Bearing his sufferings with heroic fortitude he lingered till Jan'y 5, 1863, when he died at Washington, D.C. in the 19th year of his age. Among his last words were "I die for God and my country."

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Civil War veteran


  • Created by: Tedd Cocker
  • Added: Aug 29, 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed ), memorial page for Lt. Zadoc Aydelotte (1844–5 Jan 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 41291018, citing Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283).