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Pvt Luke Abshire Arthur

Pvt Luke Abshire Arthur

Birth
Franklin County, Virginia, USA
Death 4 Nov 1864 (aged 36)
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Plot Grave No. 399 CC
Memorial ID 6284098 · View Source
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Luke died in a Yankee prison camp while a prisoner of war. Luke was one of 12 children born to Charlotte Smith and John Arthur Jr. He was the husband of Sarah Mildred Turner and the father of Nancy, Franklin and William.
He was captured in Knoxville, TN and sent to Camp Chase Yankee Prison Camp where he died of either Camp Fever or Measels.
His wife Sarah died in 1861 of Diphtheria and both Sarah and Luke's parants raised his 3 children.
He had 1 brother that died in the Civil War in VA and 2 brothers that served in the Civil War.
He was my great grandfather's brother.

Bio by: Wanda Corn



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Pvt. Luke Arthur Co. A 36th Battn. VA Cav. CSA

Gravesite Details Confederate POW who died while in Yankee captivity during the Civil war of 1861-65. Birth: Birth: Sep. 22, 1843 ?

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  • Created by: Herbert Rickards
  • Added: 23 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6284098
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Luke Abshire Arthur (30 Dec 1827–4 Nov 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6284098, citing Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Herbert Rickards (contributor 10274696) .