1st Sgt Francis M. Landrum

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Landrum, F. M. (Francis Marion “Frank” Landrum) - Pvt. 4/25/1862. Appointed 1st Sgt. May 1863. Captured at Cedar Creek, Va. 10/19/1864. Paroled at Point Lookout, Md. and exchanged February 10, 1865. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Va. February 15, 1865. Transferred to Camp Lee at Richmond, Va. March 1, 1865.

Stated in an affidavit for pension application for Pvt. B. F. Wall that he (Sgt Landrum) was in a Union prison for the last 6 months of the war and in Point Lookout prison at the time of the surrender on 4/9/1865.

Wounded and captured at Cedar Creek. Born 1/22/1828 in Stephens, Georgia, Oglethorpe Co., and died October 01, 1921 in Stephens, Ga., Oglethorpe Co., buried at Antioch Baptist Church.

Friday, October 7th, 1921
Oglethorpe Echo Newspaper

Uncle Frank Landrum passed to the great beyond Sunday morning, after a brave and useful life of 90 odd years at his home three miles out on the Stephens Road. He leaves a number of children and grandchildren who can rise up call him blessed. He was a faithful Christian and enjoyed reading the bible as long as he was able to be up. He was greatly blessed with health and was able to go about his home until only a few months before he was called. His remains were laid to rest at Stephens Monday.

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