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G.P. Dozier

G.P. Dozier

Confederate (CSV)

Private

George Pierce Dozier

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Oglethorpe County, he enlisted in Company K, 6th Georgia Infantry on 1 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, age 19.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson,1 who has no record for him after the roll of 31 August 1862. His death and age from a family bible and his picture from an ambrotype at the Keenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, both published in the Atlanta Historical Society's Neat Pieces: The Plain-style Furniture of Nineteenth-century Georgia (2006). A collection of 4 of his wartime letters are in the Georgia Archives in UDC Bound Typescripts, Vol. 6, pp. 371-383.

Son of Augustus Dozier (1807-1902) of Lexington, Oglethorpe County, GA.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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. 827  [AotW citation 21197]