Craven County Digital History Exhibit

New Bern National Cemetery
Graves of Soldiers of the 44th Massachusetts Regiment

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Title: New Bern National Cemetery Graves of Soldiers of the 44th Massachusetts Regiment

Creator: Reed, William Garrison

Subject: New Bern (N.C.)
                National cemeteries--North Carolina--New Bern
                Atwood, William T.
                Davis, John H.         

Description: Image of graves of soldiers from the 44th Massachusetts Regiment. The names of J.H. Davis and W.T. Atwood can be seen on the two closest tombstones. J.H. Davis is John H. Davis (Private, Co. C, 23rd Massachusetts), who died 6 Nov 1864 during the Yellow Fever Epidemic. W.T. Atwood is William T. Atwood (apparently Co. E, 23rd Massachusetts), who died 22 July 1862. [Deaths taken from Ethel T. Elliott, comp., New Bern National Cemetery Directory (n.p.:n.p., n.d.), pp. 3, 22. See also James A. Emmerton, A Record of the Twenty-Third Regiment... (Boston: William Ware & Co., 1886), p. 235 and other pages.]

Date: October 1884

Type: Image

Format: 7-13/16x6 inches (199x150 mm)

Identifier: XXV.12

Source: Donated by William Garrison Reed, 1926.

Relation: One image from a collection of 48 images in a photo album.

Coverage: New Bern (N.C.)

Rights: Permission to use this photograph must be obtained from the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson Street, New Bern, NC 28560. Must cite as: William Garrison Reed Photo Album, New Bern-Craven County Public Library.


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Images scanned and text prepared by Victor T. Jones, Jr.

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