Samuel Mckee, Colonel (1832 - 1862)

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Birthplace: Garrard co, Ky
Death: Died
Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About Samuel Mckee, Colonel

 Civil War at    Stone River and Battle of Shiloh near or around Murfeesboro, Tn.; Res.    Keokuk, Lee, Ia.

Centre College Alumni, Published 1890. Garrard Co, 1853 graduate. Garrarad Co, 1853 graduate. Samuel McKee. Son of James and Mary (Cleland) McKee, the former a native of Rockbridge county, VA, and the latter of Garrard county, KY. Born November 10, 1832, in Garrard county, KY.

Prepared for college at Danville, and went from the preparatory department to college in 1849. In 1859 he commenced the practice of the law (having studied at the Louisville Law School), and lived at Keokuk, Iowa, and Memphis, MO. At the beginning of the war he espoused the 

Federal side and entered the Third Kentucky Infantry as Captain, and took part in the battle of Shiloh. During the campaign in Kentucky, in 1862, he was present at the fight of Munfordsville as Lieutenant-Colonel of his regiment. Leading his command as Colonel at the battle of Stone River, he was killed December 31, 1862.

Colonel McKee married September 30, 1862, Sarah F. Campbell, of Chent, KY, now living in Danville, KY

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Samuel Mckee, Colonel's Timeline

November 10, 1832
Garrard co, Ky
September 30, 1862
Age 29
Keokuk, Ia
December 31, 1862
Age 30