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63rd Virginia Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Joseph H DillardRank: Private Company: I

MyGreat grand father Joseph H. Dillard: Born June 5 1840 in Patrick County VA. (1850 Patrick Co census) *192205 Dillard, James m 58 Farmer $250 Mary f 40 Jane f 24 VA Joseh H m 10 VA*. Enlisted in Co. G (1) 50th VA inf reg June 15, 1861 for a period of 3 years by Capt. Dunn at Abington,VA. He was in several Battles in western VA (Kessler Cross Lanes, Carnifex Ferry and the Kanawha Valley campaign. The company was reorganized May 1, 1862 and became Co.I (1) 63rd VA inf reg and saw action in VA, NC, TN, and GA. He was WIA Sept 20, 1863 (right arm shot off) at the battle of Chicamauga, furloughed 60 days and returned to duty Aug 31, 1864. (sources; 50th VA inf by John Chapala, 63rd VA inf by Jeff Weaver, service records. After the War, about 1870, he moved his family from Wytheville, VA to Kanawha Co. (Occupation); farmer and carried the mail on horseback; Died Dec. 24, 1927 at Blakely, WV., buried on his farm at Laural Fork, Kanawha Co. (death certificate)

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Contact Name: Bill Gardner
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