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William Henry Taylor DOWLING

American William Henry Taylor DOWLING

American Confederate soldier

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on January 19, 1849 in Troupeville, Georgia
Died: on November 06, 1948 in Georgia Soldiers Home, Atlanta, Georgia


Nov. 6, 1948: The last Confederate veteran to reside in Atlanta’s Soldiers Home died at Grady Memorial Hospital after a 10-day fight with pneumonia. The 99-year-old veteran, William Henry Taylor Dowling, a Lowndes County native, was born in 1849. He married Georgia Hayes in 1870 and they had 15 children. The day after his death, the Moreland Avenue Church of Christ conducted Dowling’s funeral service. His burial site is in the Manchester Cemetery in Manchester, Ga.

Source :  http://www.atlantaintownpaper.com/2009/11/a-look-back-4/