EGGLESTON, JOSEPH - Amelia County, Virginia | JOSEPH EGGLESTON - Virginia Gravestone Photos


Grub Hill Cemetery
Amelia County,

Sacred to the Memory of
Maj. Joseph Eggleston
Major of Cavalry in the Army of the Revolution
A Soldier of brave indomitable spirit
a judicious indefatigable accomplished Officer
and a Patriot throughout life
at once zealous, devoted and enlightened
Sincere, warm and constant
in his friendships and in all his affection
faithful to the duties of social life
and active in discharging them
Modesty & Simplicity, Courtesy & Dignity
adorned his manners.
Justice & Truth swayed over his dealings
Piety purified exalted and sustained
his heart and mind.
And Charity regulated
his dealings, his opinions & his conduct
toward all men.

Born Nov'r 24th, 1754
Died Feb'y 15th, 1811

Contributed on 2/4/08 by jshuck
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Submitted: 2/4/08 • Approved: 2/4/08 • Last Updated: 6/1/20 • R8801-G0-S3

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