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 [decorative delimiter] Class of June 24, 1861

Vol. II

(Born N. H.)

Justin E. Dimick​1

(Ap'd at Large)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1856, to June 24, 1861, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Infantry, June 24, 1861.

First Lieut., 1st Artillery, June 24, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑63: in drilling Volunteers at Washington, D. C., June‑July, 1861; in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; in guarding the Lower Potomac, Sep., 1861, to Feb., 1862; and as Adjutant, 1st Artillery, Feb. 1, 1862, to May 5, 1863, at Ft. Warren, Mas., Feb. 1 to June 20, 1862, — near Alexandria, Va., and on March to Falmouth, Va., Sep. to Nov., 1862, — in command of Battery, Oct. 11, 1862, to May 3, 1863, — Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862, — and Battle  p833 of Chancellorsville, May 2‑3, 1863, where he was Mortally Wounded

Died, May 5, 1863, of Wounds received at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va.: Aged 23.

Buried, Proprietors Cemetery, Portsmouth, NH.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Bvt. Brig‑General Justin Dimick, U. S. Army.

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