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Confederate (CSV)


John A Dent

(1837 - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company C.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Released December 18, 1862. Admitted to General Hospital at Petersburg, Virginia, with typhoid fever December 18, 1862. Furloughed for 60 days as a paroled prisoner. Killed in action at Chancellorsville 4 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic service information from Ranger951.




05/04/1863; Chancellorsville, VA


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 2960]