S/O William J. Dent and Mary Ferrell.
7th WV company (A) WC# 52072
enlisted July 22 1861 Aultzs Virginia.
Captured at Jackson River Virginia on Dec 19 1863 and sent toAndersonville
Prison where he died of Typhoid fever on Sep 11 1864. hewas 5"10" tall dark
comp, grey eyes and black hair.
John married Dorcus Workman daughter of John Workman and Jane Moore on Mar 1 1858 in Logan County Virginia. Dorcus was born in 1837 in Logan County Virginia. She died in 1902 in Boone County West Virginia.
They had the following children:
i. Virginia Emmaline Dent was born on Jun 7 1858. She died on Mar 24 1941.
ii. William Edward Dent was born on Aug 3 1860.
Dorcas Workman White
1837–1930 (m. 1858)