(1832 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
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.
04/01/1832; Thomas County, GA
09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD
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]