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Pvt. John William Dunning Jr.

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Pvt. John William Dunning Jr.

Birth
Greensboro, Caroline County, Maryland, USA
Death
20 Dec 1913 (aged 76)
Pikesville, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Plot
Next to his wife; unmarked.
Memorial ID
134275783 View Source

John served in Company D, 43rd Virginia Battalion, Confederate Army during the Civil War.

John was a resident of Dover, Delaware.

He was a member of Colonel, John Singleton Mosby's Rangers.

Private Dunning rode with Colonel Mosby, also known as the "Gray Ghost", and while behind Federal lines, assisted in capturing Brigadier General, Edwin H. Stoughton in March of 1863.

Private Dunning was surrendered with his Company April 21st, 1865 - twelve days after the surrender of General Lee, on April 9th, 1865.

Son of Samuel Preston Dunning and Elizabeth (Lambden) Dunning.

Brother of Daniel L. Dunning, 5th Regiment Delaware Infantry, Company I {Union)

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

John served in Company D, 43rd Virginia Battalion, Confederate Army during the Civil War.

John was a resident of Dover, Delaware.

He was a member of Colonel, John Singleton Mosby's Rangers.

Private Dunning rode with Colonel Mosby, also known as the "Gray Ghost", and while behind Federal lines, assisted in capturing Brigadier General, Edwin H. Stoughton in March of 1863.

Private Dunning was surrendered with his Company April 21st, 1865 - twelve days after the surrender of General Lee, on April 9th, 1865.

Son of Samuel Preston Dunning and Elizabeth (Lambden) Dunning.

Brother of Daniel L. Dunning, 5th Regiment Delaware Infantry, Company I {Union)

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 12 Aug 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 134275783
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134275783/john-william-dunning: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt. John William Dunning Jr. (10 Mar 1837–20 Dec 1913), Find a Grave Memorial ID 134275783, citing Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Burial Details Unknown.