DeSoto Parish Louisiana

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the state of Louisiana
and to the motto for which it stands:
A state, under God, united in purpose and ideals,
confident that justice shall prevail for all of those abiding here."


J. A. Dixon

contributed by: Randall W. Connell

Mansfield Journal, February 10, 1901.

J. A. Dixon, one of the Justices of the Peace for the first ward died suddenly at his residence near Longstreet Monday morning. He
had barely time to dress before he fell dead. Judge Dixon was held in high esteem by his acquaintances and was a useful citizen and upright man. He was a brave Confederate soldier and belonged to the Twelfth Louisiana Infantry. Reverend J. L. P. Sheppard, Pastor of the M. E. Church, South at this place, who was a comrade of the deceased performed the burial service.



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