CS Bacon, Edwin H. Jr. - 32nd GA Inf. Regt.

Edwin Henry Bacon Jr.

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Born: August 28, 1839

Birthplace: Walthourville, Liberty County, Georgia

Father: Edwin Henry Bacon Sr. 1811 – 1877
(Buried: Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia)​

Mother: Louisa Eunice Stevens 1810 – 1886
(Buried: Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia)​

Wife: Sarah Jane “Sallie” Willingham 1849 – 1917
(Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Eastman, Georgia)​

Children:

Tillou Bacon Murrow 1871 – 1920​
(Buried: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Tifton, Georgia)​
Sarah “Sallie” Bacon Colcord 1872 – 1938​
(Buried: Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia)​
Bessie Tift Bacon 1883 – 1885​
(Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Eastman, Georgia)​

Civil War Service:

1862 – 1863: Major of 32nd​ Georgia Infantry Regiment​
1863 – 1865: Lt. Colonel of 32nd​ Georgia Infantry Regiment​
1864: Served in the Battle of Honey Hill, South Carolina​
1865: Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina on April 26th​

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1915: Successful Lumber Businessman in Eastman, Georgia​

Died: November 30, 1915

Place of Death: Eastman, Georgia

Age at time of Death: 76 years old

Burial Place: Woodlawn Cemetery, Eastman, Georgia
 
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