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D.R.E. Winn
D.R.E. Winn

Confederate (CSV)


David Read Evans Winn

(1831 - 1863)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He practiced medicine in Americus, Georgia before the War. Mustered as First Lieutenant, Company K, on 27 April 1861. Elected Captain 27 April 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
Appointed Major in October 1862 and Lieutenant Colonel on 1 November. Killed in action at Gettysburg on 1 July 1863 while in command of his Regiment.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information and the slightly damaged photo used here are from Thomas1, with further details in a finding aid to his papers at Emory University. Originally buried on the field at Gettysburg, probably at the Blocher Farm, he was re-interred in September 1871.

Birth Date: 07/05/1831    Place of Birth: Camden, SC    
College: Jefferson Medical College    Graduating Year: 1854    
Death Date: 07/01/1963    Death Place: Gettsyburg, PA    Burial Place: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Savannah, GA


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 79, 89, 184 - 190  [AotW citation 2690]

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