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JONATHAN M. DERRICK


Jonathan M. Derrick born July 10, 1835 Kanawha Co. WV on Derrick's Creek, near Sissonville WV. The son of John Derrick and Katherin THOMAS Smith. He was a Private in the Company G. 7th West Virginia Infantry.

He enrolled Feb. 23, 1865, at Point Pleasant for 1 year. Mustered in on the same date. Remarks indicate that he was a "drafted man." Died May 8, 1865, in Point of Rocks Hospital at Point of Rocks, VA, of typhoid fever. His personal effects: 1 great coat, 1 pair of boots, 1 haversack, and 1 knapsack. His height 5 feet, 5 1/2 inches. Fair complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair, occupation was a farmer.

He was buried there in VA. but a monument stands for him in the Jonathan Derrick (his grandfather) cemetery on Derrick's Creek, near Sissonville, WV. The monument says buried in Petersburg VA.


Contributed by: Marieda DERRICK Edens at MDEroots@aol.com

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