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Dewey, Joel Allen b. August 20, 1840 d. June 17, 1873 Civil War Union Brigadier General. At the outbreak of Civil War, he was a law student but withdrew in October 1861, to accept a commission as a Lieutenant in the 58th Ohio Infantry. Promoted Captain in 1862, he served in the 43rd Ohio Infantry at the Battles of New Madrid, Iuka, Siege of Corinth and at the Union Garrison, Tennessee. In 1863, he served on the staff of General William S. Rosecrans and was promoted Colonel in command of the 111th US Colored Regiment. He led his brigade to victory...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Dandridge Revolutionary War Graveyard, Dandridge, Jefferson County, Tennessee, USA