William Grissom Dekle, Jr.(1832 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other 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 Date: 04/01/1832 Place of Birth: Thomas County, GA |
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: 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]
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