The remains of David G. Slappey rest at the Marshallville City Cemetery in Macon County, Georgia. D. G. died at Portsmouth, Virginia in 1862 or 1863, in the service to his country. Our Soldier Boy David G. Slappey Died in Portsmouth, Va April 30, 1862 In his 19th Year He died a Martyr to his COUNTRY . Twas hard to bid a long adieu, To one we loved so well; Ah hard to say that bitter word, That bitter word farewell. Amiable and beloved son, farewell! Thy years were few, but thy virtues were many; they are recorded not on this perishing stone, but in the Book of Life, and in the hearts of thy afflicted Parents, and FRIENDS .