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Jones Rutland

Obituary of Moses H. Rutland, Franklin County, Texas.

M. H. Rutland was born March 2, 1845, and died at his home, in Franklin County, Tex., of December 30, 1915. He was a member and an officer of Ben McCulloch Camp, No. 300, U. C. V., at Mt. Vernon, Tex. He entered the Confederate service at Clayton, Ala., on April 7, 1863, and served to the close of the war as a member of Company B, 57th Alabama Infantry, and was paroled at Macon, Ga. He took part in the battles of Resaca, Kennesaw Mountain, New Hope Church, and Peach Tree Creek, besides many skirmishes, and was wounded in the battle of of Peach Tree Creek on July 20, 1864. He was married in 1866 to Miss Eliza Jones, of Barber County, Ala. In his death the Camp loses a zealous member, the county a good citizen, the Church one of its prominent members, the family a devoted husband and father.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, March, 1916.

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