This Month In Carroll County History

Company G fights battle in Virginia

February 27, 2005

The battle of Dabney's Mills, Va., on Feb. 6, 1865, was fought by the 1st Maryland Infantry Regiment. Company G of the regiment had men enrolled from Baltimore, Carroll and Frederick counties. Among them was John W. Breshears, who enlisted Feb. 1, 1864. His rank is listed as "Musician."

Source: From History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, prepared under the Authority of the General Assembly of Maryland by L. Allison Wilmer, J. H. Jarrett and Geo. W. F. Vernon, State Commissioners, 1898, Vol 1, pages 14 and 52.

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