Immigrant Ancestors to America
ImmigrantDescription
Samuel DucheminHe and Isaac Duchemin immigrated from France to Westmoreland County in the Colony of Virginia prior to 1693, possibly by way of England.
William FitzhughHe immigrated from England to the Colony of Virginia circa 1670.
Francis TriplettHe immigrated from England to Old Rappahannock County in the Colony of Virginia before Dec 1660.
Revolutionary War Patriots
PatriotDescription of Service
Sarah (?)She aided the American revolution by furnishing supplies.
David Dishman Sr.He aided the American revolution by furnishing supplies.
James DishmanHe aided the American revolution between 1776 and 1781 by serving as a marine in Virginia's Navy on board the brig Mosquito under the command of Capt. Alexander Dick.
James Dishman Sr.He aided the American revolution by furnishing supplies.
Jeremiah DishmanHe aided the American revolution in 1776 by serving in the Army.
John DishmanHe aided the American revolution between 1776 and 1778 by serving as a marine in Virginia's Navy on board the brig Mosquito under the command of Capt. Alexander Dick.
John Dishman Jr.He aided the American revolution by furnishing supplies.
Samuel Dishman Sr.He aided the American revolution by furnishing material aid.
William DishmanHe aided the American revolution by rendering material aid.
William DishmanHe aided the American revolution from 1771 to 1778 by serving as a marine in Virginia's Navy on board the brig Mosquito under the command of Capt. Alexander Dick.
Charles HigdonHe aided the American revolution in 1779 by serving in the Virginia State Navy aboard the Manley, the Jefferson, the Tempest, and the Tartar.
War of 1812 Veterans
VeteranDescription of Service
James DishmanHe served in the War of 1812 as a private in Capt. John Evans' Company of the Kentucky Militia from 10 Nov 1814 to 10 May 1815. He was wounded in the leg.
John DishmanHe served in the War of 1812 as a private in Capt. Samuel Yates' Company of the Kentucky Militia from 23 Aug 1813 to 31 Dec 1813.
William Samuel Dishman Jr.He served as a private in Captain Charles Harvey's company of mounted volunteers in the 10th Regiment of Kentucky Militia from 20 Aug 1813 to 12 Nov 1813.
He served as a private in Captain Samuel P. Malone's company in the 14th Regiment of Kentucky Militia from 20 May 1814 to 20 May 1815.
William Triplett Dishman Jr.He served in the War of 1812 as a private under Captain Abram Fulkerson's Company of the Virginia Militia from 22 Jul 1814 to 7 Dec 1814.
George T. ShelkettHe served as an Ensign in Crutchfield's 1st Regiment of the Virginia Militia.
Confederate Civil War Veterans
VeteranDescription of Service
Addison Thornton DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a 1st Lieutenant in Company I (Capt. Tayloe's Company) of the 9th Virginia Cavalry from 12 Oct 1861 to 8 Mar 1862 in King George Courthouse, King George County, Virginia. His apparently left the army when his comimission was vacated on 8 Mar 1862 after not being re-elected.
He served on the Confederate side as a private in Company K of the 30th Infantry Regiment from 1864 to Apr 1865. He was wounded in the right arm on 5 Apr 1865 during the battle of Five Forks. Between March 1862 and Oct 1864 there are no records of any military service, but there are several records from 1863 indicating that he sold supplies to the Confederate army from his home at Cherry Hill in King George County.
Charles Harvey DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Company F of the 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry, which later became Company M of the 38th Arkansas Infantry, from 22 Jul 1862 to 8 Jun 1865. He enlisted 22 Jul 1862 in Fulton Co., Arkansas for 3 years and was paroled in Shreveport, Lousiana on 8 Jun 1865 after his unit surrendered to General Canby at New Orleans on 26 May 1865.
Christopher Columbus DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Company F of the 10th Regiment Missouri Infantry from 22 Jul 1862 to 7 Jun 1865. He enlisted 22 Jul 1862 in Fulton Co., Arkansas for 3 years. He was wounded in the leg on 9 Apr 1864 at the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana and was paroled in Shreveport, Lousiana on 8 Jun 1865 after his unit surrendered to General Canby at New Orleans on 26 May 1865.
James Polk DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a Private in Company F of the 9th Virginia Cavalry (Johnson's Regiment) from 18 Jan 1863 to 3 Jun 1863. He enlisted 18 Jan 1863 in Occupacia, Essex County, Virginia, for a period of 3 years. He died of typhoid fever at Hanover Hospital on 2 Jun 1863.
James William DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a 2nd Lieutenant in Company E of the 122nd Virginia Militia from Aug 1861 to Oct 1861.
He served on the Confederate side as a Sergeant in Company K of the 11th Regiment Virginia Cavalry from 6 Nov 1862 to 18 Sep 1863. He enlisted at Berryville, Clark County, VA on 6 Nov 1862 as a 4th Sergeant for the duration of the war, was promoted to 2nd Sergeant by Sep 1863 before being demoted to private and deserting at Madison Court House on 18 Sep 1863.
John W. DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Company D of the 41st Regiment of Virginia Militia from 23 Sep 1861 to 23 Oct 1861. He enlisted at Farnham Church in Richmond Co., Virginia and was dismissed from service one month later on account of disabilities.
Laurison L. DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Company B, 38th Battalion, of the Virginia Light Artillery from 23 Mar 1863 to 2 Jul 1863. He enlisted at King George, Virginia, on 23 Mar 1863 and was listed as a deserter on the company muster role by Jul 1863. An article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch listed him among conscripts who were reported missing during the Battle of Gettysburg on 2 Jul 1863.
Robert L. DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Sanford's Company of the 9th Virginia Cavalry from 24 Dec 1861 to Mar 1862. His unit was reorganized in March 1862 as Company A of the 15th Battalion of Virginia Cavalry.
He served on the Confederate side as a private in Company A (Northern Neck Rangers) of the 15th Regiment of Virginia Cavalry from Mar 1862 to 7 May 1864. He is listed a being killed in battle on 7 May 1864 (most likely at the Battle of the Wilderness where the 15th Virginia Cavalry served under Fitzhugh Lee's Division).
Samuel G. DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a Private in Company F of the 9th Virginia Cavalry (Johnson's Regiment) from 15 Feb 1864 to 23 Dec 1864. He enlisted at Centre Cross, Essex County, Virginia, for the duration of the war and spent the majority of his service on subsistence detail gathering supplies. He suffered from epilepsy and was discharged due to disability.
Sanford M. DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Company B of the 55th Virginia Infantry Regiment from 1 Jul 1861 to 29 Nov 1861. He enlisted at Tappahannock, Essex Co. VA on 1 Jul 1861 and died of disease in Essex Co. VA on 29 Nov 1861.
William Lewis DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a Private in Company F of the 9th Virginia Cavalry (Johnson's Regiment) from 10 Jun 1861 to 1865. He enlisted at Tappahannock, Essex County, Virginia, for one year but served for the duration of the war.
William Salmons DishmanHe appears on a U.S. Civil War draft registration list in 1863 in Callaway County, Missouri. He is listed as a farmer, age 41, who was born in Kentucky.
He served on the Confederate side as a private in Company D of the 6th Missouri Cavalry from 1864 to 1865.
William W. DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a private in the 5th Company of the 111th Regiment of Virginia Militia from 12 Sep 1861 to 31 Oct 1861.
He served on the Confederate side as a private in company E of the 55th Virginia Infranty Regiment from 1863 to 19 May 1865. He was arrested by the Army of the Potomac on 5 Jun 1863 and sent to Washington on 9 Jun 1863. He was listed as a rebel deserter ("came within the lines") on 8 Jun 1863. He was initially held in the Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC before being transferred to Philadelphia where he was released after taking the oath of allegiance. On 19 May 1865 he was paroled at the Provost Marshall's office in Bowling Green, VA.
Wilson DishmanHe served on the Confederate side as a private in company E of the 55th Virginia Infranty Regiment from 24 Jul 1861 to Dec 1864. He enlisted at Tappahannock, VA and was promoted to Full Sergeant on 14 May 1863. He was wounded in the chest at Gettysburg on 1 Jul 1863 and died of his wounds in prison sometime between August and December 1864.
Winfield Scott DishmanHe 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.
Thomas A. HowarthHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Company A of the Virginia 55th Infantry Regiment from 18 Jul 1861 to 1 Apr 1864. He enlisted on 18 Jul 1861 at Lowery Point near Tappahannock, Virginia and remained in Company A until he was transferred to the Navy on 1 Apr 1864. He served as a qualified seaman on the ironclad C.S.S Virginia II. The C.S.S. Virginia II was commissioned on 18 May 1864 and took part in numerous engagements with enemy batteries and warships on the James River between then and the end of the war.
Samuel Andrew McGinnissHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Company E of the 55th Infantry Regiment of Virginia from 7 Mar 1862 to 1 May 1865. He enlisted on 7 Mar 1862 at Point Lowery in Essex County and served to the completion of the war. He was promoted to Full Sergeant on 1 Sep 1864 and was paroled on 1 May 1865 at King George court house.
Robert Vinton SuttleHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Company K of the 30th Virginia Infantry Regiment on 6 Apr 1865. His service record lists him as a prisoner of war captured on 6 Apr 1865 at High Bridge, Virginia, probably at the Battle of High Bridge during the Appomattox Campaign. He was released on 19 Jun 1865 at Point Lookout, Maryland.
Samuel F. SuttleHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Company B of the 47th Virginia Infantry Regiment from 11 Jun 1861 to 24 Mar 1862. He enlisted 11 Jun 1861 at King George court house, was reported to be sick at home in Nov 1861, and died 24 or 26 Mar 1862 in Fredericksburg.
James Franklin TempletonHe served on the Confederate side as a private in Capt. H. A. Hamner's Company (Company H) of the 2nd Regiment of Texas Mounted Rifles (2nd Texas Calvary). from 23 May 1861 to Apr 1862. He mustered in on 23 May 1861 in San Antonio, Texas, for 1 year and last appeared on the muster roles in Apr 1862.
Union Civil War Veterans
VeteranDescription of Service
James Madison DishmanHe served on the Union side as a private in the 72nd regiment of the Enrolled Missouri Militia from 8 Oct 1864 to 14 Nov 1864.
Logan Madison DishmanHe served on the Union side as a private in Company G of the Greene and Christian County Home Guards from 7 Jun 1861 to 16 Aug 1861 in Missouri.
He served on the Union side as a sergeant in Company E of the 72nd regiment of the Enrolled Missouri Militia from 15 Oct 1863 to 21 Oct 1863.
World War I Veterans
VeteranDescription of Service
Ferdy Walter DishmanHe served in the Navy from 10 May 1918 to 8 May 1919. He enlisted at St. Louis, Missouri, was stationed in Corfu, Greece, and served aboard a submarine chaser as a seaman second class.
James Percy DishmanHe enlisted in the Army on 4 Dec 1917 in Springfield, Missouri. He served overseas from 31 January 1918 until 1 June 1919.
Robert Bryan DishmanHe served as a private in the U.S. Army during World War I from 10 May 1918 to 8 Feb 1919.
Samuel Roland DishmanHe served in the U.S. Army Quartermaster's Corp from 27 May 1917 to 31 Oct 1919. He was honorably discharged from active service with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
He was a Major in the U.S. Army Quartermaster's Corp and was awarded the title of Chevalier ("Knight") in the French Legion of Honour in recognition of "efficient and distinguished services in building up and maintaining Model Artillery Camp, Prison and Labor Camps and operating French trains" during World War 1 on 4 Apr 1919. The award was conferred by General Petain, Marshal of France.
Robert Wilton GrigsbyHe enlisted in the army and served from 19 Sep 1917 to 4 Jun 1919.
 

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