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(1863) Battle of Gettysburg
Larry Purtell
Little Meadows
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Major J. McLeod Turner
Posted on: 8/31/2019 9:27:26 AM

John Mcleod Turner did survive is Gettysurg wound and lived until 1882.

LTC John McLeod Turner
Birth 25 Feb 1840
District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Death 24 Sep 1882 (aged 42)
North Carolina, USA
Oakwood Cemetery •
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Cenotaph, Confederate Cemetery (Sec: 2 Lot: GA).Confederate officer. Captain, Company F, 7th North Carolina - May 16, 1861; Major - May 3, 1863; Lt. Col. - November 28, 1864; wounded at Fredericksburg Second Manassas; wounded and captured at Gettysburg, exchanged September 1864; Paroled Salisbury, N.C. - May 1, 1865.

The monument states that he is buried in another state. Cemetery records state that his remains were later brought back to North Carolina and buried here.

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