Col. Samuel Mckee, (USA)

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Colonel Samuel Mckee

Birthdate: (30)
Birthplace: Lancaster Garrard County, Kentucky
Death: December 31, 1862 (30)
Stone River & Battle of Shiloh near or around Murfeesboro, Tn ( killed at battle )
Immediate Family:

Son of James W. Mckee and Mary Campbell McKee
Husband of Sarah "Sallie" F. McKee
Brother of Hugh Ware McKee; Mary Charlotte Dodd; Rev John Lapsley McKee, D.D.; Margaret <Marjorie> Jane Herring; James Finley/Findlay McKee and 2 others

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About Col. Samuel Mckee, (USA)

 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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Col. Samuel Mckee, (USA)'s Timeline

November 10, 1832
Lancaster Garrard County, Kentucky
December 31, 1862
Age 30
Stone River & Battle of Shiloh near or around Murfeesboro, Tn