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Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Starling Manners
[also seen as Sterling Manis]
43 Tenn Inf
May 11, 1863


Manis, Sterling, Pvt., Co. E, 43rd Tennessee Infantry, born 1829 near Rogersville, Tenn., enlisted November 15, 1862, at Lenoirs, Tenn., died May 11, 1863, in Hospital #3,  Vicksburg, Miss., pre-war farmer, married Rachael Jones November 29, 1848, with whom five children were born, subsequent to his death and suffering having her farm raided by “rebels,” Rachael in despair, sent their children to a neighbor’s home and hung herself, the children were raised by relatives and friends .

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Thanks to George Martin for this compilation of information on this soldier Starling Manners / Sterling Manis.
George is the great-great-grandnephew of Tennessee soldier Isaac Martin.


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