Friday, June 21, 2013

Colonel John Halliday Patrick

John Halliday  Patrick.

Birth: 1818.
Death: May 25, 1864, New Hope Church.

Burial: Wesleyan Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.

State Records of Ohio.

John H. Patrick, Colonel, Age 43, Enlisted June 11, 1861, for 3 years.  Killed in action at New Hope Church, Ga., May 25, 1864.

Official Records of the Union Army.

Colonel John H. Patrick, Fifth Ohio Infantry, a brave officer who had served with his regiment since April, 1861, and here fell ( New Hope Church ), mortally wounded by a canister-shot, died within an hour after receiving his wound.

Authors note.  To read more about his service take this link. .

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