Leander Clay Orrill resposible for burial of six confederate soldiers

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Leander Clay Orrill resposible for burial of six confederate soldiers - VICTIMS OF ZERO WEATHER. Graves of Six...
VICTIMS OF ZERO WEATHER. Graves of Six Confederates Who Were Found Frozen at Jeffersonvllle. 8pehU to The Indianapolis Newa JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind.. November XI. Chiefly through the efforts of L. C Or-rill, Or-rill, Or-rill, who fought for the Union In ths civil wsr, ths graves of ths six Confederate soldiers who were fro sen to death la this city on Now Year's, 1ST), have been found In the eastern cemetery. The matter was brought to llsht through the visit of Confederate soldiers to the city st the recent Confederate reunion reunion in Louisville, when the story of the tragic death of these six men who wer on tneir way to a isonnern prison. ine graves were unmarked, and could not be found until last week. The bodies will probably b transported to Cav Hill c?m etery. in Louisville, and be reburled In'th Confederate lot.. rived here from tbe South was like spring, but while they waited fc transportation In the Wall-street Wall-street Wall-street yards of !Uie old J.. M A I. railroad tne temperature suddenly began j to drop, snd went below sero that night, causing much suffering and the death of six of tbe prisoners of war.

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 27 Nov 1905, Mon,
  3. Page 16

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