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Confederate (CSV)


John Dawson Hill

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Education: Georgia Military Institute (1855-58)

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A civil engineer, he enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant of Company K, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 and was appointed First Lieutenant and Adjutant of the regiment the same day (or on 1 August) 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, possibly while serving on the staff of Colonel Douglass, commanding the Brigade.

References & notes

His service from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 via fold3. Personal details from family genealogists, notably Charles Carroll Dawson in A collection of family records ... (1874).


1839; Monticello, GA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 7323]

2   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 27658]