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9th Alabama Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Jeremiah (Jerry) DeanRank: Private Company: H

Jeremiah D. (Jerry) Dean was born August 5, 1831. He married Nancy Powell on July 25th 1860 in Limestone Co. Ala. Jerry enlisted in company H 9th Ala Infantry on June 10, 1861 at Athens Ala by Capt. Houston for 3 years or the war. The 9th Ala was sent to Virgina & fought with the Army of Northern Virginia throughout the war. Jerry was wounded twice. The first time was at Gains Mill, Va on June 27,1862. He recovered & returned to his company. The secound time Jerry was badly wounded in some of the most savage fighting of the 2nd day of Gettysburg, PA on July 2, 1863 near Emmitsburg Rd. with the Army of Northern Virgina, Hill's Corps, Anderson's Division, and Wilcox's Brigade. Wilcox's Brigade was composed of the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 14th Alabama Infantry. There were 1,777 officer's & men present. Of the 1,777, 577 were killed, wounded, and/or missing. Jerry was wounded in the right thigh and left in the hands of the Union Army. He was captured and was sent to U.S.A. Hospital, West Building, Baltimore, Md. on August 22, 1863. He was paroled and sent to the hospital in City Point, Va. and was at S.C. Hospital, Petersburg, Va. on September 1, 1863. Confederate Company Muster Roll dated Jan & Feb 1864 lists Jerry as absent without leave since September 25, 1863 and permenantly disabled. After the war Jerry lived in Tn and in Lauderdale County, Al near Waterloo. He & Nancy had eight children. Some of the older children moved to Arkansas. Jerry died July 8, 1895. He is buried in Wrights Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lauderdale County, Waterloo, Alabama. Jerry is my great great grandfather.

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