William Berry Collins Cole

William Berry Collins Cole

Private, Company A, 40th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, CSA

Born April 20, 1845 in Georgia

Promoted to Private March 10, 1862

Captured May 16, 1863 at Baker's Creek, Mississippi

Paroled July 3, 1863 at Fort Delaware, Maryland

Exchanged July 6, 1863 at City Point, Virginia

Thrown from Train by Boiler Explosion July 8, 1863 near Richmond, Virginia

Discharged May 25, 1864

Died September 02, 1907

Buried at New Georgia Baptist Church, 6092 Mulberry Rock Road, Dallas, Georgia

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