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Jefferson T. Tharp

National Cemetery, Section I, grave 7757
Vicksburg, Miss.
(1818 - June 5, 1864)

Additional information on Find a Grave;

Husband to Elizabeth Tharp, and father to six children: Louisa, James M., William, Adaline, Mariah, and David Tharp.

Enlisted as a Private on August 11, 1862 at the age of 44. Joined Co. A, 27th Iowa Infantry Regiment on September 3, 1862. Died of disease on June 5, 1864 at Vicksburg, MS.

Note: *Cemetery records & headstone incorrectly list initials as "J.P."*