George B. Stone (1837 - 1862)

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Birthplace: United States
Death: Died in Virginia, United States
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About George B. Stone

Son of Barton W(arren) & Caroline (Walton) Stone (killed at 7 Pines, VA, during the Civil War; see a transcription of the receipt for this monument; George Barton Stone is actually buried here. The receipts were found in his estate papers. The Battle of Seven Pines (just east of Richmond, VA) was fought on May 31 - June 1, 1862 and he was wounded but did not die till June 9th. On this date a Mr. Satterwhite purchased for Barton Warren Stone a walnut coffin which he had lined with zinc and also purchased a box of packing (?). One receipt is to Mr. Satterwhite from C. D. Yale & Co. located in Richmond for lining the coffin with zinc. The other receipt for payment is for B.W. Stone from Satterwhite. By lining a coffin with zinc they would be able to ship a body back home. They would not have used the zinc if they were going to bury him in Virginia. )

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George B. Stone's Timeline

1837
March 29, 1837
United States
1862
May 31, 1862
- June 1, 1862
Age 25
Richmond, Virginia, United States

Wounded in battle.

June 1, 1862
Age 25
Lowndes County, Alabama, United States
June 9, 1862
Age 25
United States

They lined the casket with zinc in preparation for shipping the body from place of death to place of burial.

June 9, 1862
Age 25
Lowndes County, Alabama, United States

Barton W. Stone paid for son.

June 9, 1862
Age 25
Virginia, United States
June 10, 1862
Age 25
Magnolia Crest Plantation, Stone Cemetery, Lowndes County, Alabama, United States