Mary Jane Carr Bass and William Everett Bass
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circa 1862, Mary Jane Carr Bass with her husband William Everett Bass
Gary Gray William Everett Bass joined the Confederate Army soon after this photo was taken and he was subsequently killed in the battle of the wilderness in Chancellorsville, Virginia on May 5th, 1863. It is said that the fighting was so intense, the area where his body fell contained a lot of dry grasses and woods and this area caught fire, burning many of the bodies. As such, William Everett Bass' body was not recognizable and was buried in a mass grave.
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