Edward Dorsey

Edward Dorsey

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Navy · Seaman
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Militia

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Service End Date

25 Apr 1862

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Rank

Seaman

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Service Start Date

27 Nov 1861

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Navy

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Service Start Date

3 Mar 1864

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Service End Date

Unknown

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Rank

Seaman

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Army

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Unit

Seventh Infantry (Cr-H)

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State

Florida

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Service End Date

25 Feb 1864

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Service Start Date

25 Apr 1862

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Rank

Private

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Edward Dorsey

Biographical Sketch

    Private Edward Dorsey was mustered into service as a seaman on November 27th, 1861 with Captain Henry Mulrenan’s Florida Volunteer Coast Guards.  He was assigned the duty of cook for the crew of the Mollie Post.  He remained in this unit until mustered into Confederate service on April 25th, 1862 when he was enlisted as a Private in Captain Smith’s Company (Key West Avengers), 7th Regiment Florida Infantry by Major R. B. Thomas at Tampa, Florida for a period of 3 years or the war.

    He was reported present on all rolls until March 3rd, 1864.  On that date, he was transferred to the C.S. Navy and was assigned to the CSS Savannah as a seaman. There is no further record of his service.

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