DILLAHAY, J. G.
J.G. Dillahay was born in Alabama in 1825.
In the Civil War he served in Company K, 15th Texas Cavalry, Roan's Brigade. The 15th Texas Cavalry was also known as the 32nd Texas Cavalry. The 15th Texas Cavalry was organized at McKinney in early 1862. They surrendered at Arkansas Post in January 1863. In April they were exchanged. From July 1863 to April 1865 the 15th Texas Cavalry consolidated with the 6th and 10th Infantry Regiments. On April 9, 1865 the 6th, 7th, and 10th Infantry Regiments and the 17th, 18th, 24th, and 25th Cavalry Regiments became known as the 1st Infantry Regiment. The 15th participated in some of the more important battles including Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Atlanta, Franklin, and Nashville.
Dillahay came to Texas in 1847, and lived in Reeves County. He was a widowed saddler who suffered from rheumatism and the loss of one arm. He was admitted and readmitted to the Confederate Men's Home on several occasions where he died March 30, 1910.
Texas State Cemetery
Plot: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 Row:B Number:27
GPS (lat/lon): 30.26576, -97.72658
Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 30, 2005
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