Young Life Cut Short by War, Illness

by | Mar 23, 2015 | Brunswick, Confederate affiliation, New Hanover

George F. Flowers, Confederate, joined the 2nd North Carolina Light Artillery, Co. G, at age 17. He was captured on the Cape Fear River on June 25, 1864, and was sent to Fort Monroe, Va., then to Point Lookout Military Prison Camp in Maryland, where he died at age 18 of epilepsy.

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