Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Eri M. Brooks & Family, Louisiana.

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Eri M. Brooks.

Birth: 1824.
Death: Apr. 2, 1874.

Wife: Eleanor Cran Brooks, March, 1822-March, 1857.

Children: Francis M. and Oran Dewey Brooks.

Burial: Magnolia Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

Mr. Brooks and his two son were veterans of the Civil War.  To read about his sons take the links below their names.

Brooks, Eri M.,Sergt. 2nd Lt., Co. B. 1st La. Cav. En. Baton Rouge, La., Sept. 5th, 1861. Present on all Rolls to June, 1862. Roll for July and Aug., 1862, Present. Promoted to 3rd Lt. Aug. 12th, 1862. Rolls from Sept., 1862, to Dec., 1862, Present. Roll for Jan. and Feb., 1863, Absent with leave. Rolls from March, 1863, to Oct., 1863. Present. Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1863, Present. Promoted 2nd Lt. Nov. ----, 1863. On Official Rolls of Paroled Officers as Brooks, E. M., 1st Lt. 1st La. Cav. Co. B., Paroled at Gainesville, Ala., May 12th, 1865. Age 36. Died April 2, 1874.

Francis M. Brooks.

Oran Dewey Brooks.

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