This cheerful-looking young man is George Pierce Dozier, son of Augustus, of Lexington in Oglethorpe County, Georgia. He enlisted in Company K, 6th Georgia Infantry in December 1861 but his military record ends with the roll of 31 August 1862, when he was marked present.

“No further record” can mean any number of things, but in this case, it meant the worst. George, then 19 years old, was killed in action in the Miller Cornfield at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

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