Elkanah Lanier, Pvt. (1847 - 1863)

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Birthplace: Catawba, Catawba, NC, USA
Death: Died in Richmond, Virginia, United States
Cause of death: Civil War
Managed by: Theresa Lanier Miller
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About Elkanah Lanier, Pvt.

Pvt. Elkanah Lanier was executed for desertion, along with his brother, Jacob. Please Google and read the article "Apples and Green Corn" ([http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/military/Civil%20War/lanier.htm]). It tells of the tragedy of two brothers who were unjustly tried and convicted. Elkanah is also the brother of Pvt. Joseph Lanier and Pvt. William Lanier, Civil War dead, and Pvt David Lanier, wounded twice in separate battles.

Married on 2-22-1859

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Elkanah Lanier, Pvt.'s Timeline

Catawba, Catawba, NC, USA
August 9, 1860
Age 13
Catawba, Catawba, NC, USA
September 14, 1863
Age 16
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Richmond, Virginia, United States