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Confederate (CSV)


Dixon H. L. Kennon

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old farmer on his mother's place in Russell County, he enlisted as Private, Company K (later F), 6th Alabama Infantry on 6 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama,1 which also has him killed at Sharpsburg. His death on South Mountain is in a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. Personal details from the US Census of 1860.


c. 1840; Russell County, AL


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, MD


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=109945, etc.  [AotW citation 25655]