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Luke William Finlay
Birth: Oct. 8, 1831
Death: Jan. 26, 1908

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Served in the 4th Tennessee Infantry regiment, first as its Major through the April 1862 Battle of Shiloh, then as its Lieutenant Colonel after the unit was reorganized in May 1862. He was then with the regiment until the end of the war, seeing action in the October 1862 Battle of Perryville, the December 1862 Battle of Murfreesboro, the September 1863 Battle of Chickamauga, the 1864 Atlanta Campaign, the disastrous November 1864 Battle of Franklin, and the March 1865 Battle of Bentonville. He was with the unit after it was consolidated with the remnants of eight other Confederate regiments, and was present when General Joseph E. Johnston surrendered his forces to General William T. Sherman in April 1865. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
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  Cecelia Carroll Finlay (1842 - 1899)*
  Percy Finlay (1872 - 1913)*
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Lt. Colonel Confederate States Army.
Note: s/w Cecelia Carroll Finlay
Elmwood Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Lenow Circle
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 09, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8488593
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- poddop
 Added: Jan. 26, 2017
- Faith
 Added: Aug. 18, 2016
Colonel thank you for your sacrifice and service to the Confederacy. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 26, 2016
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