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Confederate (CSV)


Henry Clay Dixon

(1841 - 1908)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A resident of Alamance County, he enlisted at age 19 in Charlotte, NC in Company F, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 16 May 1861. He was appointed Junior 2nd Lieutenant to rank from 16 May, promoted to Senior 2nd Lieutenant on 27 November, and First Lieutenant on 15 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the head in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg while in command of his Company.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. He was captured in action at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863 and held at Johnson's Island, OH until released on taking the Oath of Allegiance on 13 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Iobst1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.




01/21/1908; burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Hickory, NC


1   Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pp. 355 - 373  [AotW citation 6360]