Confederate Navy Research
Center, Mobile, Alabama, www.csnavy.org
CS Navy prisoners who died at Fort Warren
Prison, Boston Harbor, Mass.
These men need someone to photograph their
gravestones and submit them for posting. Thank you.
Date of Death
Location of grave
Engineer Edward Johnston's request upon dying in
prison was to be buried facing South, which was done, but 2 removals later
his wishes were not done.
|Gumby, F. A.
||17 December 1864
||Body sent to wife in Baltimore
Grave needs locating
||Coal Heaver--CSS Florida
||18 December 1864
||Moved to Military Ceme. on Deer Island, Boston
His grave needs to be found!
Johnston, Edward. J.
Image courtesy Ken Lawson of MA
who waded through knee deep snow to get it
|1st Assistant Engineer, Ironclad CSS ATLANTA
||13 October 1863
||Moved to Military Ceme. on
Deer Island, Boston harbor
(Ft. Owens Cemetery, MA)
Then moved to Ft. Devans
Removed from here on
12 October 2002 and reburied in Bosque Bello
Cemetery, Fernandina, Florida on
14 October 2002.
His family's wish was finally achieved in that he was buried next to his
wife in Bosco Bello Cemetery on 14 October 2002 and ceremony on 26 Oct.
Congratulations and thank you to all who made this possible.
Go to the Florida Gravesites
[Regardless of what you have
read on the net and in newspapers, he was NEVER a Lieutenant in the
[His highest rank was 1st Assistant
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