Dickson, Joel Chitwood

Photo:  4th Missouri Cavalry and infantry flag

Age at Enlistment: 20

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  Missouri

Rank: Pvt

Unit:   4th MO Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted on 21 Sep 1862 in Co. H/ Became a POW about 26 April 1863 at Fredericktown, MO and sent to Myrtle Street Military Prison in St. Louis, MO; transferred to Alton, IL on 30 Jan 1864 after sentenced to hard labor for duration of war.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Ural Cemetery, Beckham Co., OK

Soldier Info: Born in Scott Co., TN in 1842; Death in Beckham Co., OK in 1895

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x