Lt. Augustus A. Dorsey, USA

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Lt. Augustus A. Dorsey, USA

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: July 02, 1924 (82)
Conway Springs, Sumner County, Kansas, United States
Place of Burial: Conway Springs, Sumner County, KS, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lloyd Dorsey and Sarah Ann Coughenour
Husband of Ersula Dorsey and Frances Minerva Shultz
Father of Chester Arthur Dorsey; Charles Augustus Dorsey; Mabel E Dorsey; Zora Dorsey; Florine Dorsey and 4 others

Occupation: Co. K, 18th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (163rd Volunteers), farmer and stockman
Managed by: Ron Dean Dorsey
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About Lt. Augustus A. Dorsey, USA

1st Lieutenant Augustus Dorsey, Company K, 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Also served in the 2nd Regiment, Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brigade. Promoted to 1st Sergeant, date unknown. Promoted from 1st Sergeant to 1st Lieutenant, date unknown. Captured at Brandy Station on October 11, 1863. Held captive at Andersonville, Georgia. Paroled on December 10, 1864, at Charleston, South Carolina. Probably returned to regiment on May 30, 1865. Discharged by General Order on July 1, 1865 at Cumberland, Maryland. Filed for a pension on November 14, 1885, application number 554,119, certificate 717,367. Wife Ersula Dorsey filed for a widow's pension on August 7, 1924, application number 1,222,446, certificate number 953,948 from Kansas. Died in Conway Springs, Kansas. There was an obituary for A. A. Dorsey in the Wellington Daily News on July 4, 1924.

Dorsey, Augustus BATTLE UNIT NAME: 18th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry (163rd Volunteers) SIDE: Union COMPANY: K
SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Private SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Sergeant ALTERNATE NAME: FILM NUMBER: M554 ROLL 30 PLAQUE NUMBER: NOTES: General Note - See also Co. K 2 Reat. Ma. P.H.B. Inf.

Dorsey, Augustus BATTLE UNIT NAME: 2nd Regiment, Maryland Infantry, Potomac Home Brigade SIDE: Union COMPANY: K
SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Private SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Private ALTERNATE NAME: FILM NUMBER: M388 ROLL 3 PLAQUE NUMBER: NOTES: none

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Lt. Augustus A. Dorsey, USA's Timeline

1841
December 30, 1841
Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States
1869
September 15, 1869
Lincoln, Lancaster Co NE
1871
December 22, 1871
Lincoln, Lancaster Co NE
1873
January 22, 1873
Lincoln, Lancaster Co NE
1878
January 1, 1878
Lincoln, Lancaster Co NE
1882
January 20, 1882
Lincoln, Lancaster Co NE
1884
July 16, 1884
Wellington KS
1888
January 28, 1888
KS