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Cyrus SINGLETARY (1837-1864?)

      Cyrus SINGLETARY, "flag_us34"
Sex: Male
Father: Uriah J. SINGLETARY (1791?- )
Mother: Eliza BISHOP (1798-1878)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 1837 1
Military 1864 (app) (age 26-27) soldier in 7th Ohio Reg. during Civil War
Death 1864 (app) (age 26-27) Ringgold, GA 1,2

Additional Information

Death Cause: killed in action


1Lou Singletary-Curtis, "Genealogy of the Singletary-Curtis Family" (New York, 1907). p. 87.
2"The Uniion Army" (1908). Vol II, pp. 359-360.
Text From Source: ... It [Ohio 7th Reg.] participated in the battles of Lookout mountain and Missionary ridge and then pursued the enemy to Ringgold, Ga., where the latter posted himself in a strong position. The brigade 360 The Union Army to which the /th belonged was ordered to storm the heights. At this point the gallant Creighton shouted to his regiment: "Boys, we are ordered to take that hill; I want to see you walk right up to it!" And up they went, in the face of a merciless fire in front and on both flanks. The
charge was repulsed with fearful loss, only i commissioned officer of
the regiment being left uninjured. Nineteen were killed, among whom
was the fiery Creighton, and 6i were wounded.
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