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Samuel Fench Dodd
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1842
Lexington
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1928
Lexington
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA

Private, 7th Tennessee Cavalry, Companies D, E & C, enlisted in Huntingdon, TN on 7/4/62 by Captain Parsons of Co E. He was 5'7" tall, light complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair, a farmer, born in Decatur Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860. Dodd was AWOL from 12/26/62-5/21/63 after the battles of Lexington and Trenton, TN . He returned, however, and was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863, leaving Grand Junction, TN on 6/17/63. He returned to duty and was present in November and December of 1864. Somewhere during this time Dodd was in the hospital in Mound City, IL, then at Jeffersonville, IN. He received a disability discharge from the Jeffersonville Hospital on 6/27/65. His wife, Sally J Jourdan Dodd, whom he married about 1864, lived in Paducah, KY during some part of the war. Dodd applied for an invalid pension in 1875. In 1890 he lived near the Clarksburg, TN Post Office and in 1892 joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #56 at age 50.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander Dodd (1794 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Jane Jourdan Dodd (1846 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Homer Albert Dodd (1864 - 1897)*
  James Edmond Dodd (1868 - 1937)*
  George Manley Dodd (1869 - 1930)*
  Alvin Lee Dodd (1872 - 1947)*
  Samuel Fernando Dodd (1877 - 1955)*
  Harriett Victoria Dodd Rust (1880 - 1958)*
  Mary Ann Parish (1885 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Fench Dodd (1842 - 1928)
  Sarah Harriet Dodd Jennings (1847 - 1901)*
  Arabella A Dodd (1849 - 1928)*
  John Merit Dodd (1851 - 1909)*
  Florena Jane Dodd Bradford (1855 - 1925)*
  Alvin Lee Dodd (1857 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Old City Cemetery Section
 
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Record added: Dec 16, 2008
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Samuel Fench Dodd
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