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Confederate (CSV)


George O. Dickerson

(c. 1845 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 15 year old living on with his parents and 3 brothers on the prosperous family plantation at Pleasant Mount in Panola County, MS. Giving his age as 18, he enlisted and mustered on 27 March 1862 as a Private in Company G, 19th Mississippi Infantry at Spring Port, MS.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the chest in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was listed as missing, possibly captured, at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 12 May 1864 with no later military record.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records (CSRs),1 online from fold3. His Sharpsburg wound on a casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862, as J.O. Dickinson. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

His bothers James and John were also in Company G.


c. 1845 in MS


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 29812]