|Death: ||Aug. 29, 1864|
Born in Rutherford County, joined Company D, 20th Tennessee Infantry Regiment in 1861 In 1863 Dewitt was transferred to Coleman's Scouts.In the summer of 1864, Dewitt, along with other Scouts, were scouting around College Grove, Triune, and Nolensville, and would frequently separate when in danger of capture by the Union patrols. When the Union scout troop of the 115th Ohio Calvary captured Jobe, they tried to make him tell the contents of the papers he was carrying, but he refused. As a result of his refusal to tell, the Union Army tied his hands and his neck with a leather strap to choke him. Refusing to give in, Jobe was beaten over the head, knocking out his front teeth, and dragged by the leather straps around his neck until he was strangled to death. Dewitt Jobe was buried in his family cemetery.
Maintained by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Originally Created by: Maverick1862
Record added: Mar 17, 2003
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Rest in peace. Confederate Medal of Honor recipient.|
Sharon Rish King
Added: Sep. 3, 2015
Thank you for your sacrifice, it will not be forgotten. Rest in peace. Deo Vindice.|
Added: Aug. 20, 2015
Thank you for making the supreme sacrifice in defense of your homeland from the invading and marauding yannkees. Yours was a just cause. Rest in peace. DEO VINDICE|
Ken Cherry JHM Camp 270 SCV
Added: Jun. 26, 2015
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