LAWRENCE CEMETERY-MT PLEASANT, MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE
DAWSON, (Mann), 10 Oct 1838 - 8 May 1921.
(Son John & Martha Green Hunter Dawson, both of N.C.; Co. D, 3rd Tenn. Inf.,
"Bigby Grays", C.S.A.)
I Believe to be the grave of:
DAWSON, (Mann), 10 Oct 1838 - 8 May 1921. (Son of John & Martha Green Hunter Dawson, both of N.C.; C.S.A., Co. D, 3rd Tenn. Inf., "Bigby Grays"rank in Pvt. rank out Pvt. Film #M231 roll 11; Ref: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors. (Note: From the book, "Civil War in Maury County Tennessee" by Lightfoot & Garrett; 1966; Roll for Duty June 27, 1861 pg. 12, #23 Mann Dawson; pg. 13, "Mount Pleasant, April 20, 1861-- We the undersigned do pledge ourselves to organize a Volunteer Company, to hold ourselves as Tennesseeans, to protect Southern rights and defend Southern honor. #25 Man Dawson." pg. 14b, "M. Dawson, wounded in Resecca, Ga."
Information compiled by Mary Bob McClain Richardson 20 Mar 2010