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Brantley Morgan

Obituary of John H. Brantley, Savannah, Georgia.

Again has death entered the ranks of the Confederate Association of Savannah and taken from us one of our oldest members, John H. Brantley, who died on September 26, 1922, at a local hospital. He had been in feeble health for years. Surviving him are his wife, one daughter, and two sons.

Comrade Brantley entered the service of the Confederate States by joining Company C, 5th Georgia Cavalry, Anderson's Brigade, Wheeler's Corps, Army of Tennessee, on March 4, 1862, was captured while on a raid in the rear of Sherman's army near Murfreesboro, Tenn., September, 1864, and sent to Camp Chase, Ohio, where he remained until paroled June 25, 1865. For thirty years he was a member of the police force of Savannah. He was a member of the Methodist Church, being affiliated with Trinity Church of Savannah.

(D. B. Morgan, Secretary.)

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, December, 1922.

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