Pvt. Isaac B. Almond

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Almond, Isaac B. - Pvt. 10/15/1861. Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 3, 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and enlisted in U. S. service January 24, 1864. On roll for August 31, 1864, he is reported to have "died, date unknown."

Filed a CSA pension application in Elbert Co. in 1907. Stated he was born in Elbert Co. in Mar/1843 and lived there all his life; listed occupation as farmer. He stated was in a Federal prison at the time of Gen. Lee’s surrender. Pvt D. A. Fortson testified in his pension application. Died in 1916 and buried Dove’s Creek Baptist Church.


Elberton Star Newspaper - Friday June 16, 1916

Mr Ike B. Almond died at his home near Doves Creek Church Thursday afternoon. His remains will be buried this afternoon at Doves Creek. Rev George W. Hulme will conduct the funeral services. Mr Almond had been sick about a year with an affection of the kidneys. He was 73 years old and a Confederate veteran. He is survived by his wife and three children - Mr. S. W. Almond, Bolton Almond and Mrs. A. W. Whilhite, all of this county. Mrs Smith Gaines of Elberton and Mrs Dorcas Thornton of Athens are surviving sisters of the deceased.

Obituary courtsey of Mr. Jeff Taylor.

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