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 Lindorff “Lindo” Butts

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Lindorff “Lindo” Butts

Birth
Columbus, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Death
18 Feb 1863 (aged 21)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot
E 566
Memorial ID
61275132 View Source

Lindo Butts, the third of twelve children born to Aaron and Zelinda Gooding Butts, married his childhood sweetheart, Mary Jane Akers on December 22, 1860. He enlisted in the 78th Infantry, Union forces, with other boys from his neighborhood. He mustered into Company F October 1862 just days after the birth of his only child, a son they named Cyrus. He died of a lung infection in Nashville TN while on campaign. Sadly, he is buried under a gravestone with his name misspelled as L.Bretts.

Lindo Butts, the third of twelve children born to Aaron and Zelinda Gooding Butts, married his childhood sweetheart, Mary Jane Akers on December 22, 1860. He enlisted in the 78th Infantry, Union forces, with other boys from his neighborhood. He mustered into Company F October 1862 just days after the birth of his only child, a son they named Cyrus. He died of a lung infection in Nashville TN while on campaign. Sadly, he is buried under a gravestone with his name misspelled as L.Bretts.


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  • Created by: Cathy Bonser
  • Added: 7 Nov 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 61275132
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/61275132/lindorff-butts: accessed ), memorial page for Lindorff “Lindo” Butts (7 May 1841–18 Feb 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 61275132, citing Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Cathy Bonser (contributor 46855526).