Walter N. Jenkins was born in 1832 in Tennessee, one of five children of Walter S. Jenkins and Agnes P. Stone. He enlisted in Company I, 19th Mississippi on March 8, 1862. He married Eleanor (Ellen) Peel on February 19, 1864 in Chulahoma, Marshall County, Mississippi, while on furlough.
He was captured at Spotsylvania Courthouse on May 12, 1964 and died on May 25, 1864 at the Stanton General Hospital in Washington, D.C.
JENKINS, W N
19TH MISS INF
BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 108
Private Walter N. Jenkins, Born 1832, Died May 25, 1864
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