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Dewey, Joel Allen


Age: 21, credited to Georgia, VT
Unit(s): 58th OH INF, 111th US CINF
Service: Oct 1861 2LT, 58th OH INF, CPT, 43rd OH INF, New Madrid, Iuka, Corinth, Tennessee, LTC 111th USCI, Feb 1864 COL.; pr BGen 02/23/66

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Birth: 09/20/1840, Georgia, VT
Death: 06/17/1873

Burial: Hopewell Presbyterian Cemetery, Dandridge, TN
Marker/Plot: South side, 3 rows back, just to the right of access path
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 5894345


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Victoria J., 7/14/1891, IA
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Hopewell Presbyterian Cemetery, Dandridge, TN

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Joel Allen Dewey

Joel Allen Dewey

Born: Sep 20, 1840 Georgia VT

Died: Jun 17 1873, Knoxville TN

Buried: Dandridge, TN

Pre-War: Student

War Service:

Oct 1861 2nd Lieutenant, 58th Ohio, Captain, 43rd Ohio, New Madrid, Iuka, Corinth, garrison duty in TN, Lieutenant-Colonel of 111th Colored Infantry, railroad guard duty, Feb 1864 Col., Nov 1865 appointed BG Vols.

Post War: Lawyer, district attorney general.

Revised Roster: Not listed.