Name: DEAN, JABEZ JOSEPH D. "JOE" (recorded also as Joseph Deen)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: Enlisted 1 August 1861 at Westville, Dale County, age 20
Service History: Absent sick: Winchester, Va., 1862/05/25. Cross Keys, Va., 1862/06/08. Cold Harbor, 1862/06/27. Malvern Hill, 1862/07/02. Wilderness, Va., 1864/05/06. Spotsylvania, Va., 1964/05/08. Spotsylvania, 1864/05/12. Cold Harbor, Va. 1864/06/03. Chester Station, 1864/06/17. Present: Cedar Mt., 1862/08/09. Hazel River, 1862/08/23. Manassas Junction, 1862/08/02. Manassas Plains, 1863/08/28 thru 30. Chantilly, 1862/09/01. Harpers Ferry, 1862/09/13. Sharpsburg, 1862/09/17. Shepards Town, Va., 1862/09/18. Fredericksburg, Va., 1862/12/13, Suffolk, Va., 1863/05/03. Gettysburg, Pa., 1863/07/02 - 03. Battle Mount, Va., 1863/07/24. Chickamauga, Ga., 1863/09/01. Deep Bottom, 1864/08/14. Wounded: Chickamauga, Ga., 1863/09/20. Fussell Mill, 1864/08/16. Absent on Furlough: Raccoon Mt. Tenn., 1863/10/27 thru Williamsburg Road, 1864/10/27. (ADAH)  Wounded at Chickamauga and Fussell's Mill and disables (Oates)
Date of Birth: 15 March 1840 Place of Birth: Georgia
Date of Death: 12 June 1913 Place of Death: 
Buried: Ariton City Cemetery, Ariton, Dale County, Alabama
Father: Jesse R. Dean (b 18 July 1804 in Georgia, d 26 June 1880 in Dale County, Alabama)
Mother: Rebecca Smith (b 4 July 1804, d 2 September 1879 in Dale County, Alabama)
Spouse(s): Lydia Ann Gilmore (b 15 April 1843 in Pike County, Alabama, d 4 October 1924 in Ariton, Dale County, Alabama), daughter of James W. Gilmore and Falby Cobb Brooks
Children: James F. P., Sarah E., Mary E., Joseph B., Martha M., Eurora B.
Occupation:  Farmer
Residence(s): Barnes Crossroads and Ariton, Dale County, Alabama
Other: Brother of James Dean; Possibly the brother of Benjamin F. Dean
"He was an excellent soldier, a good citizen, and resided in Dale County. He was one of the county's best citizens after the war." (Oates, The War Between the Union and the Confederacy, Appendix A)


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