Pvt. (CSA), Jonas Hunsucker

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Pvt. (CSA), Jonas Hunsucker

Death: August 20, 1864 (38) (pneumonia)
Place of Burial: Conover, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Christian Hunsucker and Katharine Hunsucker
Husband of Sarah Catherine Hunsucker
Father of Alice Manerva Killian and Thomas Lee Hunsucker
Brother of Elizabeth Herman; Sally Huffman; Anna Miller; Paul Hunsucker; Catherine Turner and 2 others

Managed by: Jim Wile
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About Pvt. (CSA), Jonas Hunsucker

Jonas Hunsucker 24 May 1826 20 Aug 1864 In prison at Point Lookout, MD. in the service of HIs County 38y 2m 26d

August 21, 2005, a week short of his 179th birth celebration, Jonas was finally given a final memorial during the Annual Hunsucker Reunion at St. John's Lutheran Church.

       His record reads as follows:
           HUNSUCKER, JONAS, Private - Resided in Catawba County where he enlisted at age 37, March 31, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, on or about May 10, 1864. Confined at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 18, 1864. Died at Point Lookout on August 27, 1864, [of pneumonia].
           [North Carolina Troops-A Roster 1861-1865, Vol IX:50]
           Listed in Confederate POWs, by Ingmire and Ericson (pg.356):
       HUNSUCKER, Jonas Pvt., Co E, 32nd NC Inf, 8/27/64, Con. Cm., Pt. Lookout Cem.

in Remembrance of Jonas Hunsucker

       Confederate soldier, Jonas Hunsucker lies buried in an unmarked grave at Point Lookout, MD.
       He is now remembered by his descendants and those who appreciate a soldier's valor.
       The dedication ceremony will be held during the week of the
       Hunsucker Reunion sometime in August--date to be announced
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Pvt. (CSA), Jonas Hunsucker's Timeline

May 24, 1826
November 20, 1861
Catawba County, North Carolina, United States
August 20, 1862
August 20, 1864
Age 38
Conover, Catawba County, North Carolina, United States