Thursday, December 19, 2013

David Crockett Boggs.

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David C. Boggs.

David C. Boggs was born March 15, 1834, and died January 10, 1922, at the Confederate Home of Missouri, of which institution he had been an inmate for a number of years, having long been deprived of his sight. He was a true and tried soldier of the South, having served through the entire four years of bloody war. He was a member of the 2nd Missouri Corps under Geneial Forrest; was in the battles of Elk Horn, Iuka, Co.inth, Hanisburg, Fort Pillow, and many others. May his long sleep be the slumber of a faithful soldier is the wish of his old comrades.
Burial: Confederate Cemetery, Higginsville, Lafayette County, Missouri.

Ref.  Confederate Veteran, Volume 30, 1922.

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