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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Divany A. Kidd

(c. 1830 - 1865)

Home State: Georgia

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Probably in command of the Regiment on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Elected Captain on 13 December 1862. Killed in action at Fort Steadman, near Petersburg, Virginia March 25, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Ranger951 (from Henderson's Roster). Details from online genealogists. Command role from Carman's Order of Battle, which has him as Captain. His first name also seen as Devany.

Birth

c. 1830

Death

03/25/1865 Petersburg, VA

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/13th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 7246]