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Anthony Thomas Surdam

  • Birth 1820 New York, USA
  • Death 3 Jul 1863 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: Presumed to be in an unknown mass grave in TN
  • Memorial ID 45345603

Private, Co. G, 72nd IL Infantry, US Civil War

The son of Peter Surdam and Ruby Gould, he married first Sophronia Briggs on January 1, 1850. Following her death a year later, he married another Sophronia, Sophronia Augusta Spaulding, on January 1, 1854. Together they had three children: Mary Aurel, Martha Maria, and William Anthony Thomas. Anthony died in a hospital in Memphis of chronic diarrhea. His final resting place is unknown. He is not on the register of soldiers buried in National Cemeteries, nor is he buried at home in Ohio. It is presumed he was laid in a mass grave in Tennessee.


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  • Maintained by: Mount Hope NY
  • Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
  • Added: 11 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45345603
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anthony Thomas Surdam (1820–3 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45345603, ; Maintained by Mount Hope NY (contributor 219) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Presumed to be in an unknown mass grave in TN.