Monday, May 05, 2014

Joshua Pope Strickland, 4th., Georgia Infantry, Co. A.

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Joshua P. Strickland.

Birth 1833, Georgia.
Death: July 3, 1862, Virginia.

Burial: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond City, Virginia.

History of Doles-Cook Brigade.

STRICKLAND, J. P.  Junior Second Lieutenant April 20, 1801. Promoted Second Lieutenant, December 18, 1801; Captain, April 26, 1802. Killed at Malvern Hill, Va.

Page 84.  Captain J. P. Strickland went to Virginia with his company asjunior second lieutenant; was unanimously elected captain at the expiration of its term of enlistment. He was a model soldier, always at his post ready to respond to every call of duty. In a desperate charge upon Malvern Hill he fell mortally wounded at the head of his company. In his death the regiment lost one of its most promising officers.

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