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BRANTLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY

P.O. BOX 1096, Nahunta, Georgia 31553

This page was updated April 27, 2014

CHARLES NEVILL DRURY *CSA*

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Charles Nevill Drury, Jr. enlisted into the Confederate Army on August 5, 1861 as a Private; was appointed 3d Corporal of Company C, 4th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry (Clinch's), May 21, 1962. Roll call for June 30, 1864, on file, shows him present, but was later taken prisoner according to Archives.

 

Charles Nevill Drury, Jr. was born April 29, 1811 in Camden County, Ga. He married Elizabeth "Eliza" Harris, July 13, 1837. Eliza was born June 6, 1813.

 

Charles and Eliza had eight children, Caroline, Charles Nevill *CSA*, Joseph, G.T. *CSA*, Leonard W., Adaline, Leighton, John Franklin, and Susan A.

 

Charles died on August 18, 1875. Both he and Eliza are buried in Old Oak Grove Cemetery in Northern Camden County, on Highway 259.

 

Military service was researched and a head stone was ordered by Betty Ammons McGuire, and was dedicated on May 25, 2003 by Lawton-Gordon-Evans Brigade, UDC Capter #2637, Nahunta, during the term of Annelle Keene as President. A monument for his wife was also ordered and installed.

 

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