University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Joseph J. Dickson Muster Roll, 1861



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dickson, Joseph J., b. ca. 1830-1862
Title: Dickson, Joseph J., Muster Roll
Dates: 1861
Abstract: The Joseph J. Dickson Muster Roll, 1861, contains names of Confederate soldiers enlisted in Company F of the 9th Texas Infantry Regiment from Lamar County, Texas, under the command of Colonel Samuel Bell Maxey and Captain Dickson.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A native of Tennessee, Joseph J. Dickson (b. ca. 1830-1862) moved with his parents Joseph D. Dickson and Sarah Latimer around 1833 to Red River County, Texas, where they settled in what became Clarksville. He married Sarah S. Epperson in 1856, and the couple had four children. In 1861, Dickson enlisted in the 9th Texas Infantry Regiment of the Confederate Army, serving as a captain of Company F until he was killed a year later on the first day of the battle of Shiloh.

Source:

Brothers, Ron and Roy S. Dickson. "Joseph J. Dickson.” Lamar County. " Accessed May 17, 2011. Accessed May 17, 2011. http://gen.1starnet.com/civilwar/dicksnjj.htm.


Scope and Contents

The Joseph J. Dickson Muster Roll, 1861, contains names of Confederate soldiers enlisted in Company F of the 9th Texas Infantry Regiment from Lamar County, Texas, under the command of Colonel Samuel Bell Maxey and Captain Dickson.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Dickson, Joseph J., b. ca. 1830-1862 -- Archives.
Maxey, Samuel Bell, 1825-1895.
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Infantry Regiment, 9th. Company F.
Places
Lamar County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph J. Dickson Muster Roll, 1861, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2.116/OD1285 Muster roll, 1861