Nutting, Charles Allen
Age: 0, credited to Weathersfield, VT
Service: CSA Mill owner, GA
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Birth: 05/02/1818, Weathersfield, VT
Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, GA
Marker/Plot: Central Avenue Section, Blk 8, Lot 10
Findagrave Memorial #: 43644521
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, GA
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Charles A. Nutting
Charles Allen Nutting, son of Able Jr. and Mary (Furber) Nutting, was born May 2nd, 1818, in Vermont, possibly Weathersfield.
At the age of 21, he settled in Macon, Georgia, where he spent the remainder of his life. He married, first, Emily Compton, of Jasper County, Georgia. She died in 1854. He then married Elizabeth Jane Merritt, in 1855. he became somewhat wealthy, owning large mills, which were used by the Confederates during the war, and destroyed by Sherman's advancing army later in the war. "ut was able to continue his business as a banker after the war. Was a member of the legislature. A man of capacity, and highly esteemed" (Nutting, 142).
He was a member of the Conservative Party in Georgia, president of the Planter's Factory (Wilson, 278).
After the war, in a pardon petition to President Andrew Johnson, he proclaimed "I have ever been a true and loyal citizen of the Unitd States and never have voluntarily done any act inconsistent with my fealty and allegiance to the Old Flag." (Wilson, 246)
Nutting died October 18, 1881; interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon (Central Avenue Section, Block 8, Lot 10).
John Keep Nutting, Nutting genealogy: A record of some of the descendants of John Nutting, of Groton, Mass., (C. W. Bardeen, Syracuse, NY, 1908)
Harold S. Wilson, Confederate Industry Manufacturers and Quartermaster in the Civil War, (University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, MS, 2005)