Pvt Craven Sherrill Copeland

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Pvt Craven Sherrill Copeland

  • Birth 9 Jul 1826 Blount County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 8 Apr 1863 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 82194274

Company C 28th Alabama Infantry CSA. He died at Fair Ground Hospital Number 2 in Atlanta and was buried on April 9,1863. Death claim filed by his widow, M.M. Copeland, in Blount County May 19,1863.

Written by Grace Thornton-Copeland, Craven Sherrell, born about 1828 in Blount County, son of Lewis and Jennet "Jane" Robeson Nesmith Copeland, enlisted at age 36 at Murphree's Crossroads 6 Feb 1862; on company muster-in roll at Shelby Springs 6 Feb 1862; on muster roll from 4 Feb to 30 Apr 1862Craven Sherrell Copeland became ill after the retreat from Kentucky and thru Nov was in a hospital at Cleveland, TN; died at Fairgrounds Hospital #2 at Atlanta, GA of chronic diarrhea 9 Apr 1863. Widow Manerva M. Yielding Copeland filed claim for settlement in the Office of the Confederate States Auditor for the War Department 19 May 1863, showing him to have dark complection, black eyes, black hair, 5'9"



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  • Maintained by: Delaine Shirley-Noyer
  • Originally Created by: Hutch
  • Added: 20 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82194274
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Craven Sherrill Copeland (9 Jul 1826–8 Apr 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82194274, citing Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Delaine Shirley-Noyer (contributor 47591332) .