Dawson, Owens

African American Soldier - No photograph currently available

Owens Dawson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1826 and served in the 25th United States Colored Troops. Before he joined Company B as a Sergeant on December 31, 1863, Dawson worked as a waiter. He received a promotion to Quartermaster Sergeant on February 27, 1864. In December 1865 Dawson was mustered out of service. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Owens Dawson
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
  Other
Other Occupation
  Waiter
Relation to Slavery
  Free black
Military
  Union Army

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