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Company C, 17th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry

Pvt. Amos B. Dicken was born in 1838 near Calhoun, Ky. The son of Benjamin Dicken and Lucinda Chamberlin of Calhoun. He died April 4, 1910 near Calhoun. He is buried in the Riggs Cemetery, Calhoun.

In Amos's pension papers Captain/Major Isaac Calhoun states that Amos carried the regimental flag at the Battle of Shiloh. Amos's brother, George W. Dicken, was born about 1836 in Calhoun and died at the military hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee on March 5, 1864 of valvular disease of the heart. He is buried in the National Cemetery in Knoxville. Both of these men served in Company "C" 17th Kentucky Infantry. They are the brothers of Banister W. Dicken who served in Company "C" 26th Kentucky Infantry

Gene Beals,, 6 Jul 01

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