Pvt Thomas J. Black

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Pvt Thomas J. Black

  • Birth unknown Tennessee, USA
  • Death 13 Sep 1864 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Confederate Mound
  • Memorial ID 7091266

Confederate Army POW at Camp Douglas. Enlisted on September 1, 1862, at Dixon Springs, Tennessee. Captured at Lebanon (Wilson County), Tennessee, on December 6, 1862. Exchanged on December 15, 1862. Captured again at Shepherdsville, Kentucky, on October 6, 1863. Sent to Camp Douglas, Illinois, where he died as a POW on the date of death set forth above. Cause of death: Chronic Diarrhea. Original burial in Chicago City Cemetery, but reinterred at Oak Woods along with 6,000 other Confederate POWS from Camp Douglas.


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  • Created by: Randy Adams
  • Added: 17 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7091266
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Thomas J. Black (unknown–13 Sep 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7091266, citing Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Randy Adams (contributor 46540781) .