site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Confederate (CSV)


Samuel Meshack Dorris

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: Tennessee

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Tennessee Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farm worker in Gallatin, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 7th Tennessee Infantry on about 15 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Boteler's Ford near Shepherdstown, VA on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from Lindsley,1 as Samuel M. Davis, and William Thomas Venner's The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War (2013).


c. 1835


09/20/1862; near Shepherdstown, VA


1   Lindsley, John Berrien, The Military Annals of Tennessee. Confederate, Nashville: J.M. Lindsley, 1886, pg. 263  [AotW citation 25410]