Pvt. Edwin J. Mann

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Mann, E. J. - ( Edwin Jackson “Jack” Mann ) Pvt. 10/15/1861. Wounded and disabled at Wilderness, Va. May 5, 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. 4/9/1865.

Filed for a Ga. CSA pension in 1901 in Elbert Co. States he was wounded by a shell fragment in the left shin of leg and hip at the battle of the Wilderness. Born 10/15/1822. Affidavit signed by Abda Oglesby, J. E. Campbell, and J. G. Seymour attesting to his wounds and service.

Farmer, born in Ga, according to the 1860 US Census for Elbert Co. Ga. He died 15 Mar 1909 in Dewy Rose, Elbert, Georgia.

Elberton Star
Tuesday March 16, 1909

Yesterday afternoon Mr. E J Mann peacefully passed away in his home near Dewy Rose after a short illness with pneumonia. Mr. Mann was one of the oldest men in the county, being in his eighty-seventh year. He was a Confederate veteran and in war and peace measured up to a high standard of fidelity to duty. He is survived by seven sons. Five of these live in Elbert county and are counted among our best people. The are: A J, W L, M F, J S, and T L Mann. Mr G L Mann lives in Madison County and Mr R W Mann in Franklin County. The burial occurred today at Deadwyler's burying grounds.

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