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Pvt Richmond Esley Butler

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Pvt Richmond Esley Butler

  • Birth 1824 Elbert County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 3 Jun 1863 Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Number 2 Line 1 Lot 188
  • Memorial ID 69532370

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Richmond enlisted in the Civil War as a Private, March 19th, 1862 at Shelby Springs, Alabama. He died with pneumonia while on active duty at Claytor's Factory Hospital in Lynchburg. He was married to Mary C.(Polly) Leonard, May 23, 1844,in Shelby County, Alabama and they had 11 children. He was the son of James Butler, a Revolutionary War soldier and Candice Dicey. After his death, Mary married Jackson Smith. They are both buried at Salem Cemetery in Calera, Alabama, near their son, George Thomas Butler. A Civil War Confederate marker was placed on his grave by his great great grandson, Joe. F. Butler & his wife Shirley.


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  • Maintained by: Shirley Butler
  • Originally Created by: LJH
  • Added: 8 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69532370
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Richmond Esley Butler (1824–3 Jun 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69532370, citing Old City Cemetery, Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Butler (contributor 47495709) .