Winfield Scott Dishman1,2,3

ID #652, (1844 - 24 July 1861)

Parents:

Father: Marcus Triplett Dishman1 b. 1802, d. b 25 Oct 1865
Mother: Mary Ann Violett1 b. 1 Nov 1814, d. 10 Oct 1897

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birth1844He was born in 1844 in Loudoun County, Virginia.1
Death24 Jul 1861He died of wounds received during the First Battle of Bull Run on 24 Jul 1861 in Manassas, Prince William County, Virginia.4,5
BurialHe was buried on the battlefield, Manassas, Prince William County, Virginia.6

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Other Events

EventDateDescription
Census18501 Jun 1850He was listed as a household member living with Marcus Triplett Dishman on the 1850 census in Loudoun County, Virginia.7
Marriage4 Jul 1859He witnessed the marriage of James E. Hesser and Adelia Elizabeth Dishman on 4 Jul 1859 in Loudoun County, Virginia.8,2,9
Name-Cen1860His name was recorded as Windfield L. in the census of 1860.10
Census18601 Jun 1860He was listed as a household member living with Marcus Triplett Dishman on the 1860 census in Loudoun County, Virginia.11
Militaryfrom 14 Jun 1861 to 24 Jul 1861He served on the Confederate side as a private in Company C (the Nelson Rifles) of the 2nd Virginia Infantry Regiment from 14 Jun 1861 to 24 Jul 1861. On 18 Apr 1861 he joined Captain Nelson's company of volunteers organized from Millwood, Virginia and marched to Charlestown to join other troops. He formally joined the Confederate Army by enlisting 14 Jun 1861 at Harper's Ferry and was mustered into service on 30 Jun 1861 in the 2nd Virginia Infantry. He was wounded during the First Manassas on 21 Jul and died of his wounds on 24 Jul 1861. The 2nd Virginia was part of the First Brigade commanded by Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson who received his famous nickname during First Manassas.12,13

 

Other information

Relationships:
3rd great-grandson of Samuel Duchemin
2nd cousin 1 time removed of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 4 Jul 2017

Research Note

The sex of Winfield Dishman is recorded as female in the 1850 census and is left blank in the 1860 census.14

Citations

  1. [S79] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Loudoun County, Virginia, p. 169a, line 36 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  2. [S311] Patricia B. Duncan and Elizabeth R. Frain, Loudoun Co Marriages 1851-1880, p. 107, James E. Hesser and Adelia Dishman entry, Winfield S. Dishman attested to bride's age.
  3. [S234] Thomas D. Gold, Clarke County History, p. 232, W. Scott Dishman entry, private, enlisted 18 Apr 1861 at Millwood, Clarke County, killed at 1st Manassas.
  4. [S391] Compiled Service Records, Confederate, Virginia, Scott Dishman, Company C, 2nd Regiment Virginia Infantry, enlisted 14 Jun 1861 at Harper's Ferry by Capt. Nelson, age 17, mustered into service 30 Jun 1861, appears on muster roll for Apr-Aug 1861, listed as being wounded in battel on 21 Jul and dying on 24 Jul 1861.
  5. [S53] Civil War Database, record 287103.
  6. [S234] Thomas D. Gold, Clarke County History, p. 232.
  7. [S79] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Loudoun County, Virginia, p. 169a, line 31, dwelling 103, family 103, Marcus Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 15 of 365.
  8. [S343] Loudoun County Marriage Register No. 1, No. 1, p. 24, lines 17-18, 4 Jul 1859, James E. Hesser to Adelia Dishman, parents pencilled in as Marcus T. Dishman and Sarah Anne Violett, marriage by John Sandstreet, minister's return on 24 Nov 1859.
  9. [S115] VA Marriages, 1851-1929, James E. Hesser and Adelia Dishman entry.
  10. [S80] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Loudoun County, Virginia, p. 56, line 24 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  11. [S80] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Loudoun County, Virginia, p. 56, line 19, dwelling 406, family 406, Marcus Dishman household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 268 of 419.
  12. [S391] Compiled Service Records, Confederate, Virginia, Scott Dishman, Company C, 2nd Regiment Virginia Infantry, enlisted 14 Jun 1861 at Harper's Ferry by Capt. Nelson, age 17, mustered into service 30 Jun 1861, appears on muster roll for Apr-Aug 1861, listed as being wounded in battle on 21 Jul and dying on 24 Jul 1861.
  13. [S234] Thomas D. Gold, Clarke County History, p. 203.
  14. [S178] Comment by Keith Dishman.
 

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