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Lieut George E Dixon
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Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 17, 1864, At Sea

On Feb 17th 1864 the CSS H.L. Hunley was the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in combat. The was lost that night as well, when it sank just outside Charleston Harbour in SC. with all eight crewmembers perishing. Crew member James A Wicks was from North Carolina.Whereasit played a small role in Civil War history it played a major role in American naval history. The Confederate States of America Submarine's Brave crew is listed below. Buried beneath this marker are partial sedimentary remains of those brave navel men taken from the sub when it was raised from the floor of the ocean on Aug. 8th 2000.
Lt George E Dixon, Commander
Arnold Becker
Corp. J F Carlsen
Frank Collins
C Lumpkin
Miller
James A Wicks
Joseph Ridgeway 
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: icedobe
Record added: Jun 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91255356
Lieut George E Dixon
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Lieut George E Dixon
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 Added: Feb. 18, 2013
 
 
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