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Monday, March 25, 2013

Military Monday~Eli Brock

Eli W. Brock was born in February 1832 to Samuel W. Brock and Martha (LNU). 

On 11 May 1864 the Civil War caught up with Eli Brock  and he was conscripted into the Confederate States Army by Major Green for the duration of the War. He was 32 years and 3 months old. He was assigned as a Private to the 1st SC Artillery, Company I.

Eli survived the War, returning home  to married  Mary Jane White in 1865. Nothing more is contained within the available on-line military records.

After returning home he and Mary Jane settled down to farming and raising a family of seven children; 5 daughters and 2 sons.

According to Eli’s tombstone he died in 1905 in Chesterfield, South Carolina. No obituary has been found for Eli Brock.

Eli W. brock
Photo Courtesy of Julious Burr

Eli and Mary Jane are buried in the Brock Cemetery, Brocks Mill, Chesterfield County, SC. [2]

[2] Find A Grave Memorial# 32255936

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