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Joel Dewey

Union United States Army general

Died when: 32 years 270 days (392 months)
Star Sign: Virgo

 

Joel Dewey

Joel Allen Dewey (September 20, 1840 – June 17, 1873) was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War.He was appointed a brigadier general of volunteers in November 1865, after the conclusion of the war, but he was mustered out on January 31, 1866 before his appointment was confirmed by the U.S.

Senate on February 23, 1866.He was a post-war lawyer and district attorney general in Tennessee.


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