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Giles Heacock Henderson Stapp Wakefield

Obituary of J. J. Henderson, Alexandria, Alabama.

J. J. Henderson was born August 23, 1845, in Newton County, Ga., and died at his home, in Alexandria, Ala., March 8, 1914. He served as a soldier in Company H, 14th Alabama Regiment of Volunteers, from 1861 to 1865, and was paroled at Appomattox. In 1867 he married Miss Permelia A. Giles, and to them were born five children, three of whom survive. His second wife was Mrs. Maggie Wakefield, of Alexandria.

Comrade Henderson enlisted in Company H, 14th Alabama, in 1862, and was a faithful soldier to the close of the war. His comrades of Camp No. 246, U. C. V., have paid tribute to his memory by resolutions of respect and appreciation through the committee composed of J. B. Stapp, Dr. J. W. Heacock, and Dr. O'Hara. He was a deacon in the Baptist Church. His home was one of hospiltality and cheerfulness.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, January, 1915.

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