Henry C. Dawson, Co. G, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

Uniontown Morning Herald, July 4, 1911; Contributed by Wanda Stinger Field.

Henry C. DAWSON, brother of John DAWSON of Uniontown, died at his home in Hillsboro, Ohio on July 1, 1911. He was a son of the late John DAWSON, Esq. of Uniontown and was born here February 1, 1834. He was educated at Madison College, and after graduation, studied law, was admitted to the Fayette county bar, and practiced until the breaking out of the war. He enlisted in 1861 in the 8th Penna. Reserves and served until the close, attaining the rank of captain. After the war, Captain DAWSON removed to Highland county, Ohio, engaged in farming and the practice of his profession. He was sheriff of his county and a member of the Ohio Legislature. He leaves four daughters: Anne, Nellie and Ruth at home, and Katherine, wife of George BARRERE, of Hillsboro.

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