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Pvt Aikin Dawson

Pvt Aikin Dawson

Birth
USA
Death 23 Jun 1864
USA
Burial Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
Plot Grave #3169
Memorial ID 7606673 · View Source
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Private Aikin Dawson was in the 11th Regiment company C United States Colored Infantry. He is also listed on the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington DC. His plaque No. is B-25.

The 11th Regiment Infantry (Old) was organized at Fort Smith, Ark., December 19, 1863, to March 3, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to January, 1865. Colored Brigade, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to April, 1865.

SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at Fort Smith, Ark., until November, 1864. Action at Fort Smith August 24. Moved to Little Rock, Ark., November, 1864. Action at Boggs' Mill January 24, 1865. Duty at Little Rock and at Lewisburg, Ark., until April, 1865. Consolidated with 112th and 113th to form new 113th U.S. Colored Troop April 22, 1865.

From the Tonia Holleman and Angela Walton-Raji project who are documenting USCT headstones and cemeteries in Arkansas. Any corrections or additional information contact Tonia at tholle@cei.net.


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  • Created by: Ronald Walton
  • Added: 22 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7606673
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Aikin Dawson (unknown–23 Jun 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7606673, citing Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Ronald Walton (contributor 9245992) .