Marion Wilson

 

 

Age: 99

 

Summary: one of the last living sons of an American Civil War veteran in Texas history whose father Hamilton "Ham" Wilson served as a young private first class soldier from the Smoky Mountains in the 29th North Carolina Infantry under the command of Gen. Matt Ector during the battle of Chickamauga, Georgia as part of the Atlanta and Nashville campaigns throughout the Civil War, and who was the youngest of 16 children born in 1913 when his father was 66 years old (he was 25 years old when his father died).

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: February 8, 1913

 

Died: November 11, 2012

 

Location: Amarillo, Texas