A Guide to the Joseph J. Dickson Muster Roll, 1861
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.
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.
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.
This collection is open for research use.
Joseph J. Dickson Muster Roll, 1861, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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.
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