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W.G. Dekle

W.G. Dekle

Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

William Grissom Dekle, Jr.

(1832 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was "the youngest son of Thomas County Sheriff William Grissom Dekle, and Bethany Hollingsworth", and enlisted in Company F of the 50th Georgia Infantry, mustering as Jr. 2nd Lieutenant on 4 March 1862. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant 29 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic service information from Ranger951. His birth and family information, and the photograph here were posted online by Jay Shiver of the Thomas County Historical Society & Museum of History.

Birth

04/01/1832; Thomas County, GA

Death

09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD

Notes

1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 2959]