Known CSA Veterans at Cedar Hill
Vicksburg, Mississippi

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In Memory of
Frederick Ackerman
Born Sept. 11, 1830
November 3, 1866

The Memory of the past is blessed.

There is a world above
Where sorrow is unknown
A long eternity of love
Formed by the good alone
And faith beholds the dying here
Translated to that glorious sphere.


Full view of marker of
Frederick Ackerman
in Cedar Hill


Frederick Ackerman was born in Germany on 11 Sep  1830, and died 3 Nov 1866. He is buried in Cedar Hill along with his wife Fredricka.

The 1860 census shows him a butcher by trade.

Frederick Ackerman enlisted with the 3rd Miss. Inf. as a Pvt.

Note on card where E. (Elihu) W. Addison substituted for him.

E. W. Addison enlisted 6 Nov 1863 for the war. See Remarks portion of the card where it is noted he substituted for F. Ackerman.

On 15 Mar 1863, he was sent on detached service to Vicksburg. He was taken prisoner at the surrender 4 Jul 1863.

Wiltshire's Confederate Casualties, Vol. III, has this entry:
"Addison, Elihu, Citizen of Indiana, died of consumption Oct. 25, 1863 Camp Douglas prison, IL."

 According to findagrave, he is interred in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.

His cards show his name as E. P. Addison, W. E. Addison, E. W. Addison, and Elihu Madison.


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