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Obituary of John S. Hinkle, Shelby County, Kentucky.

Lieut. John S. Hinkle, of Company A, 1st Kentucky Cavalry, C. S. A., died at his home, in Shelby County, Ky., January 22, 1915, in his seventy-eighth year. He was born March 5, 1837, and enlisted in the 1st Kentucky Cavalry at Bowling Green, Ky., in October, 1861, making a dutiful and gallant soldier. He was elected lieutenant in the second organization of the 1st Kentucky Cavalry. He was with his regiment when paroled at Washington, Ga. The horse he rode from home he rode back to his home after the surrender, He is survived by his widow, two daughters, and a son.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, July, 1915.

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