Dickson, James Wiley

Photo:   9th VA Infantry battle flag9th va infAge at Enlistment: 19

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank: Pvt

Unit:   9th VA Infantry Regiment; Salem Flying Light Artillery Battery (attached to 1st Regiment VA Artillery)

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. A on 19 Mar 1862; transferred to VA Light Artillery on 1 May 1862 “Salem Flying Light Artillery”; present throughout all battles until the surrender of the Army at Appomattox on 9 Apr 1865

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Bandon, Coos Co., OR

Soldier Info: Born in Lamar Co., TX in 1844; Died in Van Zandt Co., TX in 1895.

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 5x