Leroy Wiley Gresham

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Leroy Wiley Gresham

  • Birth 11 Nov 1847
  • Death 18 Jun 1865
  • Burial Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 8000929

On Sunday, November 11, 2012 the Washington Post wrote a large article about Gresham.
LeRoy wrote a 7 journal diary during the civil war while he was an invalid. His diaries were never published but were donated to the Library of Congress. He broke his leg and it crippled him. He was confined to bed or a special wagon that a slave pulled.

To read the story, do a Google search of Leroy Wiley Gresham and Washington Post.


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  • Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 19 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8000929
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leroy Wiley Gresham (11 Nov 1847–18 Jun 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8000929, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Evening Blues (contributor 46587085) .