Name - Zaccheus William Dusenbury, Sr.

 

Birth Date: 03 March 1820

Birth Place: Robeson County, North Carolina

Death Date: 15 Aug 1890

Burial Place: Union Methodist Church Cemetery, Horry County, South Carolina

 

Military Service - C. S. A.

Enlistment Date: 20 Jan 1862

Discharge Date: 01 Jul 1863

Rank: Ordinance Sergeant

Company and Regiment: Capt. Ward's Light Artillery

Military Unit Details: Primarily Horry and Georgetown coastal defense

 

Family -

Parents: Rev. Samuel Dusenbury & Mary Ellis

Wife: Mary Ann Harper

Children: C. Carl, George H., Alexander M., Zaccheus W. Jr., W.A., Allen M.W., William E., Earl V., James H., Ulrich A., Samuel S., Mary J., Fanny L.

 

Interesting Facts -

Zaccheus W. Dusenbury, Sr. enlisted at age 41. His brother, James Elkanah Dusenbury and several of his sons also served. He was discharged by Government Appointment by order of Gen Beauregard in 1863 and appointed Assessor of War Tax for Horry District. He captained several boats for Burroughs and Collins Co. after the war.