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Col John B. Deason

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Col John B. Deason

  • Birth 1 Jul 1824 Trigg County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 29 Mar 1900 Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Brookhaven, Lincoln County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 54567846

Served in the Mexican and Civil War

Occupation before War:
Attorney in Hancock County Mississippi
General Collection Agent in Hancock County Mississippi
Served in the Mississippi State Militia
Served in the Mexican War rising to rank of Captain
Civil War Career:
1861: Delegate to Mississippi State Secession Convention
1861: Captain of Company G 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiment
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiment
Captain of 3rd Mississippi Battalion Cavalry Reserves
Major of 3rd Mississippi Battalion Cavalry Reserves

Occupation after War:
Attorney, District Attorney and Judge in Brookhaven Mississippi, Mayor 1884-1886 of Brookhaven, Postmaster



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  • Created by: Denise Flynn
  • Added: 6 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54567846
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col John B. Deason (1 Jul 1824–29 Mar 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54567846, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Brookhaven, Lincoln County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Denise Flynn (contributor 46795880) .