Miles Cemetery, Brighton Township - Macoupin County IL


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Macoupin County Illinois
Miles Cemetery
Brighton Township

W part of SE Corner of Section 5 Township 7N Range 9W

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Donated by - Diane & John Loy Completed
A few corrections on Jones by Claude McDonald
Located about 2 ½ miles northeast of Brighton Illinois
WPA transcription

Bushrod Johnson, Major General, CSA, contributed by Diane Loy

Italics in listing from Macoupin County Genealogical Society Cemetery Book

Words in brackets [ ] or parenthesis ( )are not on stone.

Name Birth Death Other or Notes Veteran? Donated By Obit?
Barber, Anna Walton
1873
1911


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Barber, James
1859
1928


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Barber, Joseph H.
23 Jun 1824
8 Mar 1900


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Barber, Elizabeth G. Sproul
22 Feb 1828
31 Mar 1906
w/o J.H.

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Barber, Lincoln
1863
1954


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Barber, Robert W.
25 Nov 1895
8 Apr 1966


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Barber, Murriel
9 Jun 1904
27 Sep 1972
w/o R.W.

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Barnett, James Wayne
30 Sep 1959
23 Aug 1982
s/o Wayne & Carol
grds/o Howard & Josie Stampe
Picture up close
Another stone

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Bartow, Annie E.
37 y 3m 14d
8 Apr 1895
w/o W.H.
 
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Bartow, Viola
10 Mar 1877
11 Aug 1879
d/o W.H.&A.E.

 
 
Bott, Eugene J.
1 Sept 1913
31 Mar 1995
h/o Luriell Stubblefield
m/ 10 Aug 1946
MM2 USNavy WWII
Military stone
yes
D&JL
 
Bott, Luriel L. Stubblefield
4 Oct 1926
 
 
 
D&JL
 
Bunt, Viola
17 Aug 1917
8 Mar 1987 w/o William R.
m/ 26 Aug 1939
 
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Bunt, William R.
26 Aug 1914
 
 
 
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Burgoyne, Annie L.
1861
1941


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Burgoyne, Babe

28 Feb 1890


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Burgoyne, Bernice
2 Jun 1919



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Burgoyne, Edward A.
1863
1947


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Burgoyne, Harry H.
18 Dec 1900
1 Jan 1962
WTR USNR WWII
yes
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Burgoyne, I. F.
3 Mar 1893
3 Sep 1914


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Burgoyne, Robert
1945
1945


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Dall'Osto, Antonio
12 Aug 1898
2 Apr 1948
Born in Italy

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Douglas, Freddie
26 Feb 1866
12 Jan 1891
s/o Jesse & America

 

Douglas, Maggie A.
3 Nov 1886
30 Jan 1887
d/o Jesse & America

 

Douglas, ?
 
 
 
 
D&JL
 
Dwyer, Michael Layne
22 Apr 1960
15 Oct 2007
 
 
D&JL
 
Eddington, Daisy P
11y 3m 13d
7 Jul 1888
d/o J&E.A
Another view

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Eddington, Emily M.
4y 11m 24d
1 Jul 1888
d/o J&E.A.
Another view

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Eddington, Fred E.
2y 2m 23d
15 Jul 1888
s/o J&E.A.
Another view

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Eddington, Thomas H
1861
1942


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Eddington, Luriel B
1869
1957
w/oT.H.

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Elworthy, James
1834
1914


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Golike, Jean L. Gillespie
11 Oct 1939
 
s/s William D.
 
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Golike, William D.
18 Jul 1931
15 Aug 2006
s/s Jean L.
 
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Goodrich, Donald R.
19 Oct 1925

m 10 Feb 1961

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Goodrich, Delores M.
16 May 1930
3 May 1991
w/o D.R.

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Gwillim, Jeremy K
13 Jan 1980
13 Mar 2005
Back of stone

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Gwillim, Kathryn A. Esarey
25 Jun 1951
 
s/s Jerry L.
 
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Gwillim, Jerry L.
19 Jan 1950
 
s/s Kathryn
 
D&JL
 
Gwillim, Marian M. Lowis
3 Aug 1930
 
s/s Donald D.
 
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Gwillim, Donald D.
7 Aug 1927
 
s/s Marian M.
 
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Hall, Essie A.
1891
1933


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Hathaway, Sarah E.
1844
1914


D&J L
Hill, Hazel Sams
16 Feb 1897
6 Jan 1921


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Hooton, Thomas
10 Jul 1821
23 May 1892


D&J L
Hooton, Ann
7 Feb 1828
1 Jun 1904
w/o T.

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Jennings, John
no dates



 

Johnson, Bushrod R.


Moved to Nashville

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Jones, Albert F.
10 Feb 1855
22 Apr 1876
s/o T.M. & T.

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Jones, Annie L.
7 Aug 1854
27 Apr 1908
Born NJ
w/o George J.
Another view

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Jones, George J.
22 Dec 1851
8 Jun 1923
71yrs, 5mos, 17das
married 10 Feb 1875 at Bunker Hill
No stone, info from obit


Obit
Jones, Charles F.
28 Sep 1879
31 Dec 1886
s/o C.J. & A.L. (Parents should be G.J. & A.L. This could be Charles T. and not F. - courthouse birth record 1-101 info from Claude McDonald)

 

Jones, Daniel B
10 Oct 1849
23 Feb 1871
s/o T.M. & T.

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Jones, Ellen H.
22y 10m 7d
17 Feb 1881
d/o T.M. & T.

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Jones, Elmer A.
5 Jan 1883
18 Jun 1911
s/o G.J. & A.L.
Another view

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Jones, Mary A.
1911
1912


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Jones, George Waller
17 Feb 1878
1 Dec 1879
s/o G.J. & A.L.
courthouse birth record 1-17
This entry from Claude McDonald

CM

Jones, Thomas M.
73yr 25d
9 Mar 1893


 

Jones, Tobithe Blackwell & this piece
10 Sep 1827
30 Nov 1866
w/o T.M.
(her name should be Tabitha, info from Claude McDonald)

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Kelsey, Amanda M
19 Nov 1846
31 Oct 1876
d/o R.V. & H.
Another view

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Kelsey, Gladys W.
1897
1931


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Kelsey, Henrietta
92y
28 Jan 1909
s/s Robert V.
Another view

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Kelsey, Infant
no dates



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Kelsey, James J.
1853
1937
s/s Ruth B.

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Kelsey, Ruth B.
1872
1974
s/s James J.
 
D&JL
 
Kelsey, James R.
1877
1919


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Kelsey, Jennie E.
1873
1921
 
 
D&JL
 
Kelsey, John
19 Jan 1794
6 Dec 1874
Another view

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Kelsey, Mary
5 Nov 1802
9 Mar 1864
w/o John
Another view

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Kelsey, John H.
1872
1930


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Kelsey, Jennie E.
1873
1921
w/o J.H.

 

Kelsey, John Jr.
13 Jan 1823
9 Nov 1888
s/s Sarah
Another view

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Kelsey, John William
26 Apr 1896
29 Aug 1964
Farrier US Army WWI
yes
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Kelsey, Leroy
13 Aug 1875
4 Apr 1876
s/o J.

 
Kelsey, Mabel C.
1877
1909


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Kelsey, Minerva G.
1913
1966


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Kelsey, Nellie A.
4y 6m 2d?
1 Dec 1873?


 

Kelsey, Pauline E.
1906
1909


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Kelsey, Ray L.
1928
1931
Son
 
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Kelsey, Robert V.
18 Mar 1818
31 Aug 1884
s/s Henrietta
Another view

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Kelsey, Ruemma
56y
26 Apr 1900


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Kelsey, Sarah
1844
1914
ssw/ John Jr.
Another view

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Kelsey, Unknown
 
 
 
 
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Lahr, Mary K
22 Feb 1944
27 Jul 2008
m/21 Dec 1963

D&JL
 
Lahr, Terry R.
16 Sept 1942
 
 
 
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Lowe, John E.
1870
1946


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Miles, Annie
no dates



 

Miles, Jonathan R. (Col)
17 Nov 1817
1 Apr 1903


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Miles, Elizabeth A. Stratton
28 Mar 1826
20 Jul 1888
w/o J.R.
m. 9 Aug 1844

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Miles, Ella
1841
1913
w/o Col. J.R.

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Miles, Julia J.
20 Jan 1851
4 Jun 1870


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Miles, Mary
no dates



 

Miles, Mary E.
14 Oct 1846
11 Aug 1852
 
 
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Miles, William A.
2y
17 Apr 1858


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Moffatt, James
50y
26 May 1883
Another view
Another view

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Montgomery, John
7 Feb 1817
29 Dec 1893
m. 15 Nov 1848

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Montgomery, Mercy H. Evans
24 May 1822
16 Jan 1865
w/o John

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Montgomery, Elizabeth
69y
31 Jul 1900
w/o Jno

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Montgomery, John P.
6 Nov 1854
12 Feb 1906


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Moore, George
3 Sep 1925
13 Jan 1988
s/o Don & Carrie Thomas Moore
SSgt USArmy WWII
Military stone
yes
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Moore, Gertrude Thackston


w/o Geo

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Moores, Frank
1855
1930


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Moores, J. Miller
1884
1968


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Moores, Etta
1886
1932
w/o J.M.

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Moores, M. Zodia
13 Nov 1910

s/s Montgomery K.

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Moores, Marion L.

1930
infant s/o J.M & E.

D&JL

Moores, Mercy M.
1865
1940


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Moores, Lloyd D.
1943
1953


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Moores, Montgomery K.
1 Jan 1891
4 Mar 1971
s/s M. Zodia

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Sams, Estella May
no dates

d/o Abrhm L & Lena P Lowe Sams

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Sams, Grace Walton
23 Jun 1877
15 Dec 1913


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Sams, Infant son
17 Jun 1877
23 Jun 1877


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Sams, John A.
1845
1935
s/s Lois J.

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Sams, Lois J.
1851
1933
s/s John A.

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Sams, M?a S.
95y 9m 18d
25 Aug 1891 ?


 

Sams, Pearl E.
1872
1967


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Sams, Sarah M.
31 Jan 1823
25 Jan 1895


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Sams, May J.
29y 6m 16d
11 Jun 1881
w/o D.W.

 

Sams, Unknown
 
 
 
 
D&JL
 
Sams, Warren M. W.
28 Jan 1879
25 Feb 1902
 
 
D&JL
 
Sinter, Infant
no dates





Smith, George H.
22 Oct 1841
13 Mar 1902


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Smith, Emma
15 Mar 1848
24 Jul 1884
w/o G.H.

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Smith, Lillie
no dates

Infant d/o G.H. & E.

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Smith, Minnie
no dates

Infant d/o G.H. & E.

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Smith, Mary E.

16 ? 187?
w/o John M.

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Snow, Louise
1864
1949


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Stampe, Howard S.
20 Jul 1906
31 Jul 1992


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Stampe, Josie V. Burch
22 Mar 1910
9 Mar 1941
w/o H.S.

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Stocton ?, Daniel Phillip ?
6m
18 Oct 1875
s/o ? & Anna

D&JL

Stratton, Eliza M.
8y 4m
2 May 1877
d/o T.H. & E.
Another view

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Stratton, Frank
7 Dec 1875
17 Feb 1883
s/s Eliza M.
Another view

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Stratton, Owen T.
11 Aug 1891
6 Feb 1892
s/o A.M. & L.A.

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Stratton, Thomas H.
61y ?
26 Jul 1883 ?
Another view

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Stratton, Elizabeth Elworthy
10 Dec 1832
1 Oct 1911
w/o Thms H.
(can't read the stone but Elizabeth
is probably on the stone with Thomas 61yrs)

D&JL
 
Stratton, Thomas H.
30y
10 Sep 1891
Another view
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Stubblefield, Edward M.
13 Dec 1885
30 Jan 1959
Headstone

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Stubblefield, Louise A.
24 Feb 1887
27 Oct 1967
w/o E.M.
Headstone

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Stubblefield, Frank A.
12 Nov 1855
27 Jul 1940
Headstone
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Stubblefield, May
20 Sep 1857
8 Sep 1910
w/o F.A.
Headstone

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Stubblefield, Frank M.
20 Mar 1910
4 May 1974


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Stubblefield, Dorothy
29 May 1915

w/o F.M.

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Stubblefield, Dorothy L.
31 Jul 1927
 
s/s Dorothy L.

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Stubblefield, Edward F.
25 Aug 1936
10 Mar 2006
s/s Edward F.
SP3 USArmy
Military stone
 
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Stubblefield, Infant Son
1915

Infant s/o E.M.
 
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Stubblefield, Mercy E.
24 Feb 1898



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Stubblefield, Montgomery L.
20 Sep 1888
3 Jul 1970
Illinois SFC BKRS & COOKS SCH QMC WWII
Military stone
yes
D&J L
Stubblefield, Montgomery L. Jr.
1 Jul 1922
10 Aug 1993
U.S. Army WWII
Military stone
yes
D&J L
Stubblefield, Pauline Puskar 1 Aug 1932
3 Feb 2005
w/o Montgomery L. Jr.
 
D&JL
 
Vannaman, Isaac
73y 11m 26d
14 Feb 1884


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Vannaman, Maria
64y 10m 22d
2 Nov 1875
w/o I

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Walton, Edward W.
18 Sep 1833
6 Feb 1911


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Walton, Hester C.
17 Oct 1839
27 Jan 1911
w/o E.W.

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Walton, Emma
18 Nov 1869
6 Oct 1950


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Wheeler, Richard R.
1 Jun 1810
19 Sep 1869
(guessing that this is the hard to read stone)

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Yost, Elmer J.
27 Dec 1915

MM3 USNavy WWII
Military stone
yes
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Yost, Chloris K.
29 Dec 1914
24 Nov 1983
ssw E. J.

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Unknown 1




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Unknown, Little Sister


"Sinter, Infant" from the cem book may be Sister, Little on this stone.

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Unknown 3




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Unknown 4




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Unknown 5




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Civil War Confederate Major General Johnson was born in Belmont County, Ohio on 17 Oct 1817 to a Quaker family. Despite his upbringing, he became a West Point cadet and in 1840 graduated from the United States Military Academy. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 3rd U.S. Infantry and fought in the Seminole War in Florida. During the Mexican War he was relegated to a post of commissary officer, but in 1847 after being accused of selling contraband goods, he was forced to resign and thereafter became a teacher at the Western Military Institute and the University of Nashville.

During that period, Johnson was also active in the state militias of Kentucky and Tennessee and when the Civil War broke out, he entered the service as a colonel of engineers in the Tennessee Militia. This militia shortly after became a part of the Confederate States Army.

Instrumental in the construction of Fort Donelson on the Cumberland River, Johnson there commanded a wing of the army but was effectively overshadowed by the more politically astute Brig. General Gideon J. Pillow, who led the wing in a fierce assault in an attempt to break out and escape from the encircled fort. The fort and its army surrendered to Major General Ulysses S. Grant on February 16, 1862, but Johnson was able to walk unimpeded through Union lines and escaped capture.

Johnson then commanded a brigade of the Army of Mississippi at the Battle of Shiloh, and was severely wounded by the concussion of an artillery shell. After his recovery, he led his brigade in Bragg's invasion of Kentucky and the Battle of Perryville, followed by Stones River, Chickamauga, and, under James Longstreet, the Siege of Knoxville.

Promoted to major general in May of 1864, Johnson served with the Army of Northern Virginia under Robert E. Lee. He commanded a division in the section of trenches manned by the South Carolinian troops in the Battle of the Crater. They captured three stands of colors and 130 prisoners that day. His men spent the remainder of the Siege of Petersburg in the trenches, ending up at the Battle of White Oak Road and Battle of Five Forks. The division was shattered at the Battle of Sayler's Creek, yet he was once again able to escape and was later paroled at Appomattox Court House without a command.

Following the War, he moved to Illinois and became a farmer. He died in Brighton, at the age of sixty-three on 12 Sept 1880 and was buried in Miles Station Cemetery in Macoupin county. In 1975 his remains were removed and he was ultimately laid to rest beside his wife Mary at the Old Nashville City Cemetery.

A ceremony honoring him and placing an historical marker on his grave by the Major General Bushrod Johnson Camp #1718 of Granite City, Illinois took place at the Nashville City Cemetery on 16 Aug 1996.


BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES: Confederate Military History, vol. X, p. 318 - Ancestry.com; General Officers of the Confederate States of America - Wikipedia; Generals in Gray: Lives of the Confederate Commanders by Ezra J. Warner, Louisiana State University Press, 1959; Civil War High Commands by John H., and David J. Eicher, Stanford University Press, 2001; Yankee Quaker Confederate General: The Curious Career of Bushrod Rust Johnson by Charles M. Cummings, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1971; Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry - Fort Donelson Campaign, February 1862 by Gott, Kendall D. Gott, Stackpole books, 2003.





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