Leonidas Grady Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian & Pearl Houston November 2011

The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Leonidas Grady Cemetery in Duplin County, NC.

Location: N. Williams Road ( SR 1701) about 1 mile from Sarecta Road intersection on the left.

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    GPS Coordinates:
    34.98412 N
    77.84841 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    This is all on one stone: The deceased volunteered on the 1st Aug. 1861 when only 17 years of age, & joined the 1 N. C. Cavalry, but on account of physical disability was rejected: & again on the 28 Oct 1861, he volunteered & joined Capt. Herring's Co. of Artillery in which he served 9 months, when he was transferred to Co. A 43 Regt. NC Troops in which he served until 1 Sep 1862 when from feeble health he was discharged from the army. FS S. M. G Leonidas Calhoun Son of S. M. Grady Mar 30 1844 Oct 24 1863 age 20 years Eliza C. Wife of S. M. Grady Jan 15 1825 Apr 2 1861 age 37 years Here, Here, is all that still remains of them: This spot of earth is the whole world to me. S. M. G. FS M. R. G. FS FS FS E. C. Grady FS L. C. Grady

    Lillian K. Houston Send your questions (and thanks) directly to Lillian.

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