Sunday, December 09, 2012


For the past few days, I've been working on an intense survey of the gravesites of Confederate and Union soldiers buried in the Toe River Valley (Avery, Mitchell and Yancey Counties). This stone has me perplexed. It reads:

Frank Keener

Co. K, 152 Ohio NC Inf.

Keener is buried in the Heaton Cemetery in Avery County.


1 comment:

Ken Noe said...

It's supposed to be "152nd Ohio NG." This was a 100-day regiment composed of Ohio National Guard soldiers.

Here's are two other examples: