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George W Dillon
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Birth: 1848
Death: Mar. 28, 1865
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

Birth year approximate based on census information.

Enlisted in Company F, Indiana 47th Infantry Regiment on 27 Jan 1965. Mustered out on 28 Mar 1865. (U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles)

Taken from a letter penned by A. D. Mahon: George Dillon was wounded in the thigh and pit of the stomach which caused his death the next morning. Wounded during the Fort Spanish battle. (Huntington Herald, Huntington, Indiana, Wednesday, April 19, 1865)

We learn from a letter, that George Dillon, son of Mrs. Mahala Dillon, of this place, and a private in Co. F., 47th Indiana Regiment, was wounded in the left hip while on picket duty near New Orleans on the morning of the 27th of March, and died from his injuries shortly after. In recent battles before Mobile, the following soldiers of the 47th Indiana were killed and wounded . . . George W. Dillon, killed. . . . (Huntington Democrat, Huntington, Indiana, Thursday, April 20, 1865) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas E Dillon (1818 - 1894)
  Mahala Whitestine Dillon (1827 - 1903)
 
 Siblings:
  George W Dillon (1848 - 1865)
  Maria Louisa Dillon Brandt (1850 - 1944)*
  Sarah Dillon (1850 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Indiana Bill
Record added: Jul 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54561348
 

Some gave all,
- OPPSheryl
 Added: May. 15, 2011
 
 
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