Evan B. Dodson, Co. F, 7th Pennsylvania Reserves

Dodson Genealogy, 1600-1907 by Thompson Prettyman Ege.

Evan B[uckalew] Dodson, (Born December 6, 1836, married February 26, 1863. Cambra, Luzerne County, PA). Enlisted July 26, 1861, at Washington D.C., in Co. F, 7th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Corps. Discharged Philadelphia, March 29, 1865. Battles: Mechanicsville, Gaines’ Mill, White Oak Swamp, Malvern Hill, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg (twice), Wilderness; was taken prisoner in the last battle, May 5th, 1864; confined to Andersonville six months; escaped twice, was recaptured, and while being taken from Andersonville to Salisbury, N.C., escaped again from the railroad train, but was over taken and finally placed in prison there, remaining until exchanged at Belle Plain on the James River.

Evan Buckalew Dodson (1836-1912) Find a Grave Memorial

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