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May 27 2013

John Riley Quesenberry, Sr. (1826-1865)

On memorial day, I’d like to remember my great-great-grandfather John Quesenberry, who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War, was captured in the battle of Spotsylvania Court House, and died while a prisoner of war in Elmira, New York. John Riley Quesenberry was born in 1826 in the portion of Wythe County, Virginia that …

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