AMACKER (VETERAN CSA), JULIUS HARMON - Washington County, Arkansas | JULIUS HARMON AMACKER (VETERAN CSA) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Julius Harmon AMACKER (VETERAN CSA)

Bluff (Springdale) Cemetery
Washington County,
Arkansas

Julius
PRIVATE
Company C 14 Texas Rangers
Civil War Confederate
January 18, 1846 - April 18, 1924

*Arkansas Confederate Pension Archives

J.H. Amacker submitted Veteran Application #23600 for a Confederate pension and it was received as allowed on August 21, 1915 at the State, citing his service with Company C, 18th Louisiana Cavalry.

*Obituary
The Springdale News
Friday, April 18, 1924

AMACKER, J.H. – J.H. Amacker, former well known resident of Springdale, died Friday morning at 6:00 o’clock at Los Angeles, California, death being the result of liver trouble. The body arrived in Springdale Tuesday, accompanied by Iverson Barr, grandson of deceased. Funeral services were held at First Baptist Church Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock, conducted by the pastor, Rev. M.L. McDowell, burial being in Bluff Cemetery. The pall bearers were J.F. Harris, Lee Sanders, W.A. Graves, George Vaughan, R.C. Clark and Guy Howard. J.H. Amacker was born in Many, Louisiana January 18, 1846. In 1867 at Como, Mississippi, he was united in marriage to Cornelia Jones, who died October 7, 1922. Mr. and Mrs. Amacker were the parents of eight children, only six of whom are living, Mrs. Leoti Barr of Drumright, Oklahoma and Mrs. Marion Tewksbury of Los Angeles, California. He is also survived by a grandson, Iverson Barr, of Keifer, Oklahoma who went to Los Angeles April 7 to be with Mr. Amacker. Mr. Amacker was the last of a family of twelve boys. He attended school at Bell Buckle College, Louisiana. During the Civil war he served as a soldier of the South, being a member of the 14th Texas Rangers and participated in the battles of Pea Ridge, Prairie Grove and Vicksburg. He was a charter member of the Springdale K. of P. Lodge, and was also a member of the Masons, Red Men and Odd Fellows fraternities. He served as a member of the legislature in Mississippi in 1878 and 1884, and also served a term in the Arkansas legislature from Washington County. After retiring from the ministry, he engaged in the practice of law. In June 1893, the family came from Arkadelphia, this State to Springdale, and deceased was for two years pastor of the Baptist Church at this place. Mr. and Mrs. Amacker moved to Drumright, Oklahoma, in 1917, and since the death of his wife Mr. Amacker has made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Leoti Barr and in January he went to Los Angeles, California to visit his daughter, Mrs. Tewksberry, and it was while there his final illness came upon him. Mrs. Leoti Barr and Mrs. Iverson Barr arrived in Springdale Sunday night to attend the funeral.

Cornelia
July 18, 1850 - October 7, 1922
Born Mississippi, USA
Died Drumright, Creek Co, OK

Located in Addition:New #1;Section:6;Plot:6 & 5

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Record #: 141523

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