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l order of General Finegan, authorizing Capt. J. J. Dickison to raise a company of cavalry to make ucavalry. Some time previous to this, Maj. J. J. Dickison, a citizen of Marion county, fitted fort Artillery, with John M. Martin, captain; J. J. Dickison, first lieutenant; R P. McCants, second liida. In the absence of Captain Martin, Lieutenant Dickison reported the command to Col. Charles Hoe States army. On the 21st of November Lieutenant Dickison reported first and second lieutenants panization of the Marion light artillery Lieutenant Dickison, preferring cavalry service, withdrew feral Finegan's staff, electing as its officers J. J. Dickison, captain; W. H. McCardell, first lie one and a half miles from St. Augustine, Captain Dickison crossed the San Sebastian river early in check until the train was drawn off, when Captain Dickison came up with his detachment and captured he western army. In the winter of 1863 Captain Dickison was ordered to Fort Meade to act in conce
ance upon the enemy's outposts to ascertain his position and strength and, if advisable, make an attack. For this purpose a reconnoitering party was sent forward, consisting of Scott's battalion of cavalry, under Major Scott, and Company H, Captain Dickison, Second Florida cavalry. They soon came up with the advanced force of the enemy, who was also reconnoitering, consisting of infantry, cavalry and artillery. Our troops immediately charged, and the enemy stubbornly resisted, while falling be an early advance. The only security was in untiring vigilance, and several cavalry companies were deployed for outpost duty, notably among them Col. G. W. Scott's battalion of cavalry, and Company H, Second Florida cavalry, commanded by Capt. J. J. Dickison; Lieutenant-Colonel McCormick with the remaining companies of the Second Florida cavalry command being stationed in the vicinity of McGirt's creek, about 12 miles from Jacksonville. The infantry was placed on the entire line of railroad
the cavalry under his command, including Captain Dickison's company. In this disposition of our foth Georgia cavalry was ordered to support Captain Dickison in driving in the pickets and ascertainined results. A detachment of 16 men under Captain Dickison, on one occasion was met by a superior foida battalion, Colonel Tabb expressed to Captain Dickison the high appreciation in which you and younications from Adjutant-General Barth to Captain Dickison commanding, will give a clearer idea of ts. In obedience to these instructions Captain Dickison, accompanied by two of his men, reconnoitd four transports were sighted coming up. Captain Dickison dismounted the cavalry, marched into Palasharpshooters and to use all means to prevent Dickison from crossing the river, while the two regimepickets and took possession of his camp. Captain Dickison then sent to Orange Springs for Capt. W. n more than half way down the enemy's lines. Dickison, believing it a surrender, ordered his men to[26 more...]
railroad bridge, over the Suwannee river. I sent a party of the reserves and Second cavalry to Newnansville, under Brigadier-General Miller, and directed Capt. J. J. Dickison with his command to endeavor to get in rear of the enemy. Finding, I suppose, that they would encounter more opposition than they expected, they did not advance as far as Newnansville, but fell back to a position, No. 4, on the Florida railroad, near Cedar Keys. Captain Dickison attacked them early on the morning of the 13th ult., and though his numerical strength was scarcely a sixth to that of the enemy, in a sharp fight of two or three hours duration he punished them so sevethe enemy a loss of 70 in killed, wounded and captured, and captured a quantity of cattle, wagons and other property which the enemy had taken on the march. Captain Dickison and his men started on this service the day after they had returned from the last on the St. John's river, where, without the loss of a man, they killed 4 of