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 John P Rock

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John P Rock

Birth
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 29 Sep 1864 (aged 19)
Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA
Burial Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 1282
Memorial ID 55503591 View Source
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John P. Rock 1860 census- apprentice saddler. Enlisted in Company B, 97th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania. Killed in action at Chaffin's Farm. (Chapin's Farm) He was killed during an attack on Fort Gilmer outside of Richmond, Virginia. His family attempted to confirm his death. In his military records, a letter exists by a fellow soldier stating he was killed on the field of battle. His body was not recovered. He most likely was buried on the battlefield.


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  • Created by: Dan Gwinn
  • Added: 26 Jul 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 55503591
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/55503591/john-p-rock : accessed ), memorial page for John P Rock (14 May 1845–29 Sep 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 55503591, citing Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dan Gwinn (contributor 47066752) .