Wednesday, April 10, 2013

John B. Biddle, 101st., Ohio Infantry.

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John B. Biddle.

Birth: 1838, Ohio.
Death; December 31, 1862, Murfreesboro, Ruthford County, Tennessee.
Burial; Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Ruthford County, Tennessee.

LIEUTENANT JOHN B. BIDDLE Enrolled at Sulphur Springs, July 23, 1862. Mustered as Second Lieutenant Co. C.  Killed in Battle of Stone's River, December 31, 1862. He was instantly killed while the Regiment was making its third stand, at the northern edge of the cotton field. At the moment of his death he was waving his sword and encouraging his men to stand firm, no matter what the odds. Brave, generous, noble-hearted, he was greatly loved by all the boys who knew him.

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