★★★ Henderson, Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson Henderson

Born: November 12, 1822
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Birth Place: Jasper County, Georgia

Father: James Henderson 1789 – 1858
(Buried: Henderson Cemetery, Jasper County, Georgia)​

Mother: Sarah Bolton 1798 – 1862
(Buried: Henderson Cemetery, Jasper County, Georgia)​

Wife: Laura Elizabeth Wood 1829 – 1899
(Buried: Southview Cemetery, Covington, Georgia)​

Children:

Cary Wood Henderson 1847 – 1880​
(Buried: Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta Georgia)​
Mary Ruth Henderson Hill 1849 -​
John Francis Henderson 1850 – 1917​
(Buried: Southview Cemetery, Covington, Georgia)​
Isaac P. Henderson 1851 – 1881​
(Buried: Southview Cemetery, Covington, Georgia)​
Claudia Lawson Henderson Hill 1854 -​
Clifford Henderson 1860 – 1882​
(Buried: Southview Cemetery, Covington, Georgia)​
William Gaither Henderson​
Robert Johnson Henderson Jr.​
(Buried: Southview Cemetery, Covington, Georgia)​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Covington, Georgia​
Owner of a Large Farm and Mill​

Civil War Career:

1862 – 1865: Colonel of 42nd Georgia Infantry​
1863: Captured during the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi​
1864: Wounded during the Battle of Resaca, Georgia​
1865: Brigade Commander at the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina​
1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​

Occupation after War:

Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia​

Died: February 3, 1891

Place of Death: Atlanta, Georgia

Cause of Death: Not Known

Age at time of Death: 68 years old

Burial Place: South View Cemetery, Covington, Georgia
 
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