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Confederate (CSV)

Private

George W. Dees

(1844 - 1923)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company H, 6th Georgia Infantry on 4 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, at Drewry's Bluff, VA on 16 May 1864 and at Petersburg on 19 August 1864. He was home on wounded furlough to the end of the war.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 His wounding at Sharpsburg from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

08/27/1844; Miller County, GA

Death

09/09/1923 Sylvester, GA; burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Sylvester, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 811  [AotW citation 21176]