Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Alabama (Google eBook)

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1904 - Alabama - 46 pages
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Page 538 - Rep. Kentuckiensis Eundem honorem tulit. On the south face : Qui De Religione, de Patria Optime meritus: Maximo suorum et bonorum omnium Desiderio Mortem obiit, Die Jul. XI : Anno Domini : MDCCCXXXIX: Aetatis suae LXXX. On the north face : Uxor dilectissima Hoc monumentum ponendum Curavit. The facts concerning the life of this distinguished man are mostly taken from Saunders' Early Settlers of Alabama, p.
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