Joseph C. Sparks

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About Joseph C. Sparks

               Joseph enlisted in Company K, 8th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Under Captain Henry C. Thomas at Estill Springs on the 7th day of October 1861.  He was left in the hospital at Nashville, Tennessee March 28, 1862 with typhoid pneumonia.  He remained in the hospital until the 29th day of May 1862 when he was discharged for disability because he was not recovering from the effects of the pneumonia and was hemorrhaging from the lungs.  Joseph returned to Estill county after his discharge and resided in the Wagersville community.  He never fully recovered from the effects of his illness and remained a thin frail man the rest of his life.  He was a tall man, 6 feet tall, dark complected, blue eyes and black headed.  He died February 17, 1905, and is buried on Barnes Mountian.
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Joseph C. Sparks's Timeline

July 25, 1823
Estill County, Kentucky, United States
January 12, 1847
Age 23
April 12, 1848
Age 24
Estill Co,KY
Age 27
Estill County,Kentucky
October 25, 1854
Age 31
Estill, Kentucky, USA
June 4, 1856
Age 32
Estill Co,KY
October 4, 1858
Age 35
Estill County, Kentucky, United States
February 11, 1861
Age 37
Estill County, Kentucky, United States
October 7, 1861
Age 38