CSA Veterans Interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery
Vicksburg, Mississippi


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Thornton Sthreshley
Co H
21 Miss Inf

Young as the youngest
who marched away
brave of the bravest
who wore the gray.


Thornton Sthreshley was born in Virginia. He was a student, age 16, when he enlisted in the 21st Miss. Inf., Co. H, on 4 Mar 1862 at Bovina, Miss. He gave his residence as Vicksburg and his marital status as single.

On 1 Jan 1864, he was promoted to 3rd Corp.

He took part in these engagements:

Seven Pines
Savage Station
Malvern Hill
Maryland Heights
Bombardment of Fredericksburg 11 Dec 1862 (wounded)
Battle of Fredericksburg 3 May 1863
Skirmish at Chester Gap
Bean Station
Spottsylvania Court House
Cold Harbor in the trenches 1-13 Jun 1864
Petersburg in the trenches 16-23 1864

On a role of POWs at the end of war, he is shown as paroled at Jackson, Miss., 19 May 1865.


See his record at fold3.com/image/271/76995123/


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