Lovina <I>McCarthy</I> Streight

Lovina McCarthy Streight

Birth
Steuben County, New York, USA
Death 5 Jun 1910 (aged 79–80)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Plot Sec: 29, Lot: 72
Memorial ID 46025135 · View Source
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Lovina (née McCarthy), joined her husband, Union Army Gen. Abel D. Streight, on his southern campaign, often tending to the wounded during the battle. She was captured three times and exchanged for prisoners. Lovina Streight was known as the "Mother of the 51st" (Indiana Infantry). Her funeral was afforded full military honors.


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Gravesite Details burial: JUN 8,1910

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 27 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46025135
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lovina McCarthy Streight (1830–5 Jun 1910), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46025135, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .