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Lying all but forgotten, except by the occasional histo­ricai research student,. in the old section of Laurel Grove Cemetery,in Lot 365, is the grave of John B. Gallie, civic leader, businessman, jurist, and militia. The inscription bears this information "Major John B. Gallie, born on July 1, 1806 at Dornoch, Scotland; died at Fort Pulaski on February 1, 1863. Erected by his Children." Major Gallie is surround­ ed by those of members of his family. In this emaculate lot, enclosed in a wrought fence, are two of his wives, three children by his second.marriage, a son-in-law, and several of his grandchildren.

Publication Date

Summer 1977

John B. Gallie 1806-63