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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Roan Dixon

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company C as Private - March 3, 1862. He was detailed on special service to a floating battery at Savannah in early 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Died in General Hospital at Staunton, Virginia, November 18, 1862. Buried there in Thornrose Cemetery.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1.

Death

11/18/1862 Staunton, VA; burial in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13308]