Divany A. Kidd(c. 1830 - 1865)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Before the War he was a dealer in "'Groceries, Hardware and Plantation Supplies". He was appointed 1st Lieutenant, Company K, 13th Georgia Infantry on its organization, 8 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Probably in command of the Regiment on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Elected Captain on 13 December 1862. Killed in action at Fort Steadman, near Petersburg, Virginia March 25, 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951. Details from online genealogists. Command role from Carman's Order of Battle, which has him as Captain. His firrt name also seen as Devany.
Death Date: 03/25/1865 Death Place: Petersburg, 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/13th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 7246]
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