★★★ Edmonds, Edward Claxton

Edward Claxton Edmonds

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Born: January 21, 1835

Birthplace: Paris, Fauquier County, Virginia

Father: Dr. John R. Edmonds

Mother: Helen Carter

Wife: Margaret Susan Tutwiler 1838 – 1894
(Buried: Shores & Tutwiler Family Cemetery, Fluvanna County, Virginia)​

Education:

1858: Graduated from Virginia Military Institute – (11th in class)​

Occupation before War:

Co – Principal of Danville Military Academy​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1863: Colonel of 38th Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1862: Wounded in the Battle of Seven Pines, Virginia​
1863: Led 356 Men onto the field at Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1863: Killed on the 3rd Day of Battle in Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg​

Died: July 3, 1863

Place of Death: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Age at time of Death: 28 years old

Original Burial Place: Unmarked Grave on Battlefield at Gettysburg

Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia
 
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Edward Claxton Edmonds:
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Born: January 21, 1835
Birthplace: Paris Fauquier County VirginiaView attachment 365021
Father: Dr. John R. Edmonds
Mother: Helen Carter
Wife: Margaret Susan Tutwiler 1838 – 1894
(Buried: Shores & Tutwiler Family Cemetery Fluvanna Co. Virginia)

Education:
1858: Graduated from Virginia Military Institute – (11th​ in class)

Occupation before War:
Co – Principal of Danville Military Academy

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1863: Colonel of 38th​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1862: Wounded in the Battle of Seven Pines Virginia
1863: Led 356 Men onto the field at Battle of Gettysburg PA.
1863: Killed on the 3rd​ Day of Battle in Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg


Died:
July 3, 1863
Place of Death: Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Age at time of Death: 28 years old
Original Burial Place: Unmarked Grave on Battlefield at Gettysburg
Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery Richmond Virginia
I've never seen that photo before. Interesting.
 
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