Charles W. Adams

Charles W. Adams

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 10 Sep 1878 (aged 61)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot South Grove Section, Lot 156, Space #5
Memorial ID 8578177 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served during the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 23rd Arkansas Infantry regiment, then as Chief of Staff for General Thomas C. Hindman's Division in the Army of Tennessee. During a the later part of the war he was in command of he Northern Sub-District of Arkansas, where his military acumen and leadership was found wanting by Confederate General Jo Shelby, who operated in the area. Colonel Adams was the grandfather of social reform icon Helen Keller.


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  • Added: 30 Mar 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8578177
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles W. Adams (16 Aug 1817–10 Sep 1878), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8578177, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .