Name: ATKINSON, CORNELIUS VERTELIUS (also listed on muster roll as C. V. Adkinson)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 3 March 1862 at Newton, Dale County
Service History: Pr Winchester May 25 62, Cross Keys Jun 8 62, Cedar Mt Aug 9 62, Hazel Rvr Aug 23 62, Manassas Jnc Aug 27 62, Manassas Plns Aug 28-30 62, Chantilly Sep 1 62, Harpers Fry Sep 13 62, Sharpsburg Sep 17 62, Shepards Twn Sep 18 62, Fredericksburg Dec 13 62, Pr Suffolk May 3 63; Abs detail Cold Harbor Jun 20 62, Malvern Hill Jul 2 62; Captured July 2 63 at Gettysburg, POW til close of war.
Date of Birth: 29 July 1844 Place of Birth: Cuthbert, Randolph County, Georgia
Date of Death: 3 February 1931 Place of Death: Newton, Dale County, Alabama
Buried: Newton City Cemetery, Newton, Dale County, Alabama
Father: William Maldre Atkinson (b 3 February 1817 in Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia, d 5 October 1864 in Newton, Dale County, Alabama)
Mother: Ursula Eugenia Griffith (b 22 January 1826 in Barnwell County, South Carolina; d 23 May 1917 in Hartford, Geneva County, Alabama), daughter of Oliver Herrin Griffith and Matilda Washington.
Spouse(s): Mary Eason (b 10 February 1847, d 20 March 1924, married 30 January 1866 in Newton, Dale County, Alabama; daughter of Isaac Eason and Elizabeth Smith) [Sister of William J. Eason]
Children: Charles Prescott, Sarah D., Jesse M., Hugh L., Frederick C., Claudia Mary, Albert E., Lillie Ella, William
Occupation: Farmer; Saw Mill Operator
Residence(s): Newton, Dale County
Other:
Photographs:

Cornelius & Mary Atkinson,
Newton City Cemetery

 

Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net