Dunaway, Jesse Lee

Photo:    33rd MS Infantry battle flag33rd ms inf

Age at Enlistment:  29

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  Mississippi

Rank:  Pvt / Cpl

Unit:     33rd MS Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. E on 10 Apr 1862 at Holmesville, MS; promoted to Cpl Jul 1863; captured at Franklin, TN on 17 Dec 1864 and sent on to Louisville, KY on 20 Jan 1865; transferred to Camp Chase, OH union prison on 23 Jan 1865; oath of allegiance givine on 13 Jun 1865, then released to Pike Co., MS. Record states 5’9″, light hair, blue eyes, dark complexion and age 32 years.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  L W Dunaway Cemetery, Walthall Co., MS

Soldier Info: Born in Pike, MS in 1833; Died in Walthall Co., MS in 1919

Relationship to Author:  3rd cousin 6x