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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

James Fanning Burch

Male 1836 - 1864  (28 years)


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  • Name James Fanning Burch 
    Born 1836  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jul 1864  Petersburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Killed at the Battle of the Crater, the Union's ill-fated attempt to breach the Confederate lines at Petersburg with an explosives packed tunnel. The blast killed 278 Confederates.
    Burch, James Fannin
    Burch, James Fannin
    Aftermath of the Battle of the Crater.
    Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burch, James Fanning
    Burch, James Fanning
    Person ID I2350  Dickinson
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2012 

    Father Gerard Burch,   b. 22 May 1782, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1852, Autauga County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Beckham,   b. Abt 1786, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 07 Aug 1817  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    • This is the birth order given by Jones. [1]
    Family ID F0703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jul 1864 - Petersburg, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Histories
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate

    We are a band of brothers, and native to the soil,
    Fighting for our Liberty with treasure, blood and toil;
    And when our rights were threaten'd, the cry rose near and far,
    Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag, that bears a Single Star!


    The Bonnie Blue Flag
    Harry Macarthy

  • Sources 
    1. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 732.

    2. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 731.

    3. [S036451] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    4. [S007817] Georgia Marriages to 1850, Jordan R. Dodd, (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997).

    5. [S012032] Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944, Hunting For Bears, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).