Joseph Reeder Troxell Gordon

Joseph Reeder Troxell Gordon

Birth
Indiana, USA
Death 13 Dec 1861 (aged 17)
Pocahontas County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Plot Sec: 2, Lot: 119, No 1
Memorial ID 45912533 · View Source
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In 1861 Joseph enlisted as a private in Company G, 9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry. He was killed at the battle of Buffalo Mountain, in West Virginia, seventeen years old.

"His love once filled our home and our hearts with the light of happiness... as gentle and generous as ever gladdened the earth. He met his death in the sincere endeavor of a true soul." His father J W Gordon


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J. R. T. GORDON
BORN JAN. 3, 1844
Killed in Battle
DEC. 13, 1861


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  • Maintained by: Eugene Gordon
  • Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 27 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45912533
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Reeder Troxell Gordon (3 Jan 1844–13 Dec 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45912533, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Eugene Gordon (contributor 47486575) .