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Pvt Sidney B Dimond
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1847
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1864
Cedar Creek Battlefield
Frederick County
Virginia, USA

The engraving on family stone shows family name as Dimon rather than Dimond as listed in military records.

Co K 24th Iowa Infantry

From Civil War Military Records:
Sidney B Dimond age 18 of Jackson County,Iowa nativity Illinois enlisted Feb 29 1864 into Co K 24th Iowa Infantry as Pvt.
Killed in action Oct 19 1864 at Battle of Cedar Creek,VA. Buried Winchester Nat Cemetery Lot 76.

Mathew T. Dimond, his father, was in the same company of 24th Iowa Infantry Mathew was the Waggoneer. After the great Battle at Cedar Creek, Mathew T. Dimond went onto the battlefield and found his son's body and tagged Sidney's name on several pieces of his clothing so that when he was buried, he could be identified on his marker. Sidney was one of the extremely few who was identified.
Bio courtesy of Linda Goodell #46876703 
 
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 Parents:
  Mathew Thornburg Dimond (1819 - 1892)
  Lydia Morgan Dimond (1822 - 1874)
 
 Siblings:
  Sidney B Dimond (1847 - 1864)
  Sidney B. Dimond (1847 - 1864)*
  Lee R. Dimond (1866 - 1871)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Son of M.T. & L Dimon
 
Burial:
Winchester National Cemetery
Winchester
Winchester City
Virginia, USA
Plot: , 3569
 
Maintained by: K L Bonnett
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3006319
Pvt Sidney B Dimond
Added by: K L Bonnett
 
Pvt Sidney B Dimond
Added by: Linda Goodell
 
Pvt Sidney B Dimond
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Jonathan Coulter
 
 
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- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Aug. 22, 2011
Company K, 24th Regiment, Iowa Infantry
- Greg
 Added: Nov. 29, 2010

- Tom Mauer
 Added: Apr. 6, 2010
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