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D.R.E. Winn

D.R.E. Winn

Confederate (CSV)

Captain

David Read Evans Winn

(1831 - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Education: Jefferson Medical College, Class of 1854

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest 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 & 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

07/05/1831; Camden, SC

Death

07/01/1963 Gettsyburg, PA; burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Savannah, GA

Notes

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