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George Walton Freeman (b. 1846, d. Bet. June 27 - 28, 1864)George Walton Freeman (son of Peter Jr. Freeman and Minerva Amanda Sorrells)154, 155, 156, 157, 158 was born 1846 in Buncombe Co., NC, and died Bet. June 27 - 28, 1864 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.
Notes for George Walton Freeman:
George W. Freeman joined the Confederate Amy as a boy around 16 years of age.
George W. Freeman enlisted in Company K 60th Regiment North Carolina Troops. The following was taken from the "North Carolina Troops 1861-1865, A Rooster compiled by Weymouth T. Jordan, Jr. "Freeman, George W.,CorporalBorn in Anson County and was by occupation a farmer prior to enlisting in Buncombe County at age 16, May 15th 1862, for the war. Mustered in as a Private. Report present in November, 1862- April 1863. Reported absent on detail as a wagoner and ambulance driver in May-October 1863. Rejoined the company in November-December 1863. Reported present in January-April 1864. Promoted to Corporal on Feb1, 1864. Wounded at Knob's Farm near Marietta Georgia, June 22, 1864. Died in hospital at Marietta or Atlanta, Georgia June 27-28, 1864, presumably of wounds. Buried in Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta Georgia."
In the biography thatWeldon Cornelius Sales left behind he states the following; "After spending the winter at Tallahoms, Tennessee, the spring campaign opened at Stoney Face, Tenn. (The Federal's called it 'Buzzard's Roost'). In this fight, the Federals lost hundreds of men, and several of our own local men were killed and wounded. Among those killed was George Freeman."There is some conflict between the book and Cornelius Sales bigography.More research is needed.
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*Surmise: This is a surmise on my part, more infomation is needed.
Burial: Unknown, Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.
Military: was in Company K, 60th Regiment NC.