John A Dent(1837 - 1863)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company C.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Released December 18, 1862. Admitted to General Hospital at Petersburg, Virginia, with typhoid fever December 18, 1862. Furloughed for 60 days as a paroled prisoner. Killed in action at Chancellorsville 4 May 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Ranger951.
Death Date: 05/04/1863 Death Place: Chancellorsville, VA
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 2960]
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