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Dickinson, John W.


Age: 22, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 13th OH INF, 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/1/61, MSCN, 13th OH INF, m/o 9/28/62, Louisville, KY; enl 12/7/63, m/i 12/7/63, PVT, Co. L, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 3/23/64, pr 1SGT, 5/29/64, pow, Weldon Railroad, 6/23/64, Andersonville, prld, 12/16/64, comn 2LT, Co. B, 6/4/65 (6/17/65), m/o 6/22/65 as 1SGT, Co. L

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Birth: abt 1841, Salem, NY
Death: 11/14/1879

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, MO
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 110936254


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Copyright notice

Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, MO

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


John W. Dickinson, a printer, familiarly known as "Dixie", was run over by the cars at Kansas City last Friday morning, and killed.

Source: Weekly Chillicothe (MO) Crisis, 1879
Courtesy of Deanna French

The 15 November 1879 edition of the Kansas City Star contains details of the accident.