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James Cordie Dozier, American soldier. Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor from the United States; Military Cross (British); Croix de Guerre and medal, also Chevalier Legion of Honor (French); War Cross (Italian); medal (Portuguese); medal (Montenegrin); Purple Heart (United States) Motion picture, “The Price of Peace”, made under auspices United States Government, shows Lieutenant Dozier in act of charging a nest of machine guns.


Dozier, James Cordie was born on February 17, 1885 in Galivants Ferry, Horry Company, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Henry and Julia Marie (Best) Dozier.


Father of Huguenot descent. Student Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1 year.


Sergt. Donald Preston. Began business career employ Butler Brothers, New York City, 1908. With National Union Bank, Rock Hill, South Carolina, later secretary State Board Public Welfare, Columbia.

Appointed adjutant general South Carolina., 1926, elected same office 8 terms, 1926-1953, also director civil defense under act of General Assembly.


Served on Mexican border with South Carolina. National Guard, 1916. Member Board of Visitors Citadel, Charleston.

Member American Legion, Forty and Eight, Disabled American Vets, Vets of Foreign Wars. Mason.; Rotarian.


Married Margaret Tullulah Little, June 10, 1920. Children: Major James C., Technology.

John Henry Dozier

Julia Marie (Best) Dozier

Margaret Tullulah Little

Major James C. Dozier

Tech Dozier