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Company "A", 45th Regiment
Georgia Volunteer Infantry
Bibb County, Georgia
"Gresham Rifles"

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Arnold, James B. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Roll dated February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present.

Avery, Joseph -- Private - February 16, 1862. Wounded in left shoulder and leg in Seven Days' Fight near Richmond, Virginia, August 30, 1862. Discharged, left shoulder paralyzed as result of wounds, at camp near Orange Court House, Virginia, September 6, 1863. (Born in Georgia November 15, 1833. Died September 6, 1902.)

Barron, James F. (or Barrow) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Accidentally killed in Virginia.

Bellflower, James Jefferson -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Released at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, June 15, 1865. (Born in Dooly County, Georgia November 1835.)

Booar, R. (or Boaar) -- Private - March 4, 1862.

Bowie, Samuel D. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded, use of left hand almost entirely destroyed. Discharged, disability, April 3, 1863. (Born in Bibb County, Georgia in 1839.)

Bowie, Washington, A. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded, date and place not given. On detail duty in Richmond, Virginia, hospital October 26, 1864-February 28, 1865. Captured at Macon, Georgia April 1865.

Brinsfield, Thomas B. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia, April 2, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 24, 1865.

Brooks, Charles -- Private - March 4, 1862. Died of disease October 1, 1864.

Cherry, George F. -- Appointed 1st Sergeant of Company C, 2nd Battalion Georgia Infantry, April 20, 1861. Discharged April 4, 1862. Appointed 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant (to rank from April 1, 1862), May 9, 1862. Elected Captain of Company A, June 15, 1864. Roll dated February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him on furlough of indulgence. No later record.

Clark, Andrew J. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Left sick at Goldsboro, North Carolina, April 24, 1862. On sick leave December 31, 1862. No later record.

Collins, James M. -- 2nd Corporal - March 4, 1862. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Released from Lincoln General Hospital at Washington, D. C. June 12, 1865.

Collins, William Thomas -- Private - March 4, 1862. Deserted October 12, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at City Point, Virginia, October 15, 1864, and furnished transportation to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,

Cook, A. H. -- Private.

Cook, Thomas C. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Sick at Griffin, Georgia March 15, 1862. No later record.

Crenshaw, James W. -- 1st Corporal - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3, 1864, resulting in amputation of left foot at Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia, September 28, 1864. (Born in Georgia October 31, 1841.)

Defore, James D. (or Defoor) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Roll of prisoners of war received at Elmira, New York, August 18, 1864, from Point Lookout, Maryland, shows he was transferred for exchange March 10, 1865.

Dewberry, Charles A. (or Giles A.) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 2nd Corporal in 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 26, 1865. Died at Macon, Georgia November 18, 1922.

Dewberry, William A. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal in 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Released at Hart's Island, New York, Harbor June 6, 1865. (Born in Monroe County, Georgia in 1844. Died in Bibb County, Georgia in 1917.)

Durden, Henry -- Private - March 4, 1862. Pension records show he developed varicose veins while on detail working on breast-works June 1863. Furloughed from hospital for 60 days on account of varicose veins February 1865. (Born in Georgia in 1835. Died in Bibb County, Georgia in 1922.)

Ellis, Thomas -- Private - December 19, 1863. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 15, 1865.

Evers, William A. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant November 1, 1864. On sick furlough February 28, 1865. No later record.

Farrar, George S. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Left sick at Richmond, Virginia, April 26, 1862, and died there prior to October 27, 1862.

Faulk, James -- Private - March 4, 1862. Deserted October 12, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at City Point, Virginia, and forwarded to Washington, D. C. October 15, 1864. Furnished transportation to Cincinnati, Ohio, October 17, 1864.

Flowers, J. B. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Left sick at Goldsboro, North Carolina, April 24, 1862. No later record.

Gilliam, William H. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant March 1862. Captured at Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. Sent to Old Capitol Prison at Washington, D. C. August 3, 1863. Exchanged. Captured at Macon, Georgia April 20-21, 1865.

Gilpin, B. Nathan -- Private - March 4, 1862. Died from variola and typhoid fever in Smallpox Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, January 9, 1863.

Gregory, Matthew Tyler. -- See 3rd Corporal Company B.

Griffin, Ansel M. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Detailed teamster in Ordnance Department April 1, 1864. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Harden, G. -- Drummer - March 4, 1862. On furlough March 15, 1862. No later record.

Haynes, Henry H. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured at Ream's Station, Virginia, June 23, 1864. Died of chronic diarrhoea at Elmira, New York, December 13, 1864. Grave #1131, Woodlawn National Cemetery.

Hicks, B. W. E. (or B. W. C.) -- Private - March 4, 1862.

Hicks, Enoch -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia, August 29, 1862. Assigned to light duty in Richmond, Virginia, hospital April 1864. Furloughed for 60 days at Macon, Georgia, April 13, 1865, and captured there April 20-21, 1865.

Hightower, Garland Gallant -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 28, 1865.

Hitson, John -- Private - March 4, 1862. Left sick at Goldsboro, North Carolina, April 24, 1862. Died from fever at Winston, North Carolina, May 30, 1862.

Jeffers, Albert V. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured at Macon, Georgia April 20-21, 1865. Admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia April 21, 1865, and released April 29, 1865.

Johnson, Allen -- Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged on account of heart disease and general debility, at Richmond, Virginia, September 6, 1862.

Johnston, William S. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Died in General Hospital at Staunton, Virginia, November 18, 1862. Buried there in Thornrose Cemetery.

Jordan, Charles W. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Deserted October 12, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at City Point, Virginia, October 15, 1864, and furnished transportation to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 17, 1864.

Kent, Samuel J. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 3rd Sergeant in 1862. Wounded in left thigh at Cedar Run, Virginia, August 10, 1862; Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him on furlough of indulgence since February 15, 1865. Captured at Macon, Georgia April 20-21, 1865. (Born in Georgia, February 29, 1844.)

Kent, Thomas -- Private.

Kilpatrick, George W. -- 4th Corporal - March 4, 1862. Died in camp near Richmond, Virginia, July 12, 1862.

Kinder, Thomas D. (or Kindre) -- 1st Sergeant - March 4, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant December 15, 1862; 1st Lieutenant January 13, 1863; Captain May 3, 1863. Captured at Romney, Virginia, January 26, 1864. Transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland, for exchange February 17, 1865.

Lawler, James -- Private.

Lee, Martin Alonzo -- Private - March 4, 1862. On detail duty in Richmond, Virginia, hospital April 1864-February 28, 1865. Captured in 1865. In Libby U. S. A. Military Prison at Richmond, Virginia, April 10, 1865.

Martin, Robert -- Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged, disability, at Camp Gregg, Virginia, February 24, 1863.

Mason, E. Payne -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Spotsylvania, Virginia, May 12, 1864. On detail in Chimborazo Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, February 28, 1865.

Melton, Stephen H. -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - February 1, 1862. Resigned January 7, 1863. Enlisted as a private in Guerard's Battery Georgia Light Artillery February 3, 1864. Appointed Quartermaster in 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Mitchell, James H. -- 4th Sergeant - March 4, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant October 13, 1862. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 29, 1865.

Mize, Thomas (or Myers) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded, date and place not given. Captured at Richmond, Virginia, hospital, April 3, 1865. Admitted to Jackson hospital at Richmond, Virginia, where right leg was amputated in 1865. Paroled June 7, 1865.

Munch, Louis (or Lewis) -- 3rd Corporal - March 4, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant October 13, 1862; 1st Lieutenant May 3, 1863; Captain February 4, 1864. Killed at Wilderness, Virginia, May 5, 1864.

Noles, John A. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Paine, William J. (or Payne) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 4, 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and enlisted in U. S. service at Fort Delaware, Delaware, August 1, 1863.

Pate, J. D. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

Perry, D. M. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged on account of partial paralysis of lower extremities resulting from injury to spine, at Camp Gregg, Virginia, April 18, 1863. (Born in Twiggs County, Georgia August 10, 1825.)

Perry, J. R. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. Died from wounds in General Hospital #9, at Richmond, Virginia, June 29, 1862.

Pickett, John M. -- Appointed 1st Corporal of Company C, 2nd Battalion Georgia Infantry, April 20, 1861; 5th Sergeant May 15, 1861. Discharged, disability, August 30, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant of Company A, 45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, February 1, 1862; Captain October 13, 1862. Resigned on account of age and defective eyesight January 5, 1863.

Poole, J. H. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged account of epilepsy, at C. S. A. General Hospital at Charlottesville, Virginia, February 22, 1863.

Potter, R. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded in 1862. In hospital, wounded, December 1862. On furlough April 10, 1863. Killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

Railey, Henry Lawrence -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 17, 1865.

Railey, Joseph -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 14, 1865.

Readdy, George F. (or Reddy) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Refused to go with company. Enlisted in Cavalry.

Reynolds, Robert -- Private - March 4, 1862. Sick in camp March 15, 1862. Did not stay with company. Enlisted in cavalry.

Richards, W. C. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged, disability, at camp near Richmond, Virginia, August 1, 1862.

Richardson, Isaiah C. -- 3rd Sergeant - March 4, 1862. Discharged, disability caused by enlarged liver, at Camp Gregg, Virginia, May 25, 1863. Died in Virginia in 1863. (Born in Bibb County, Georgia in 1843.)

Riddle, Anderson D. -- 5th Sergeant - March 4, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant June 4, 1863; 1st Lieutenant February 4, 1864. Wounded and permanently disabled at Wilderness, Virginia, May 5, 1864. Roll dated February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. No later record.

Roberts, John M. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant November 1, 1864. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Died of double pneumonia at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 1, 1865.

Rogers, Matthew Roberts -- Enlisted as a private in Company C, 2nd Battalion Georgia Infantry, April 20, 1861. Elected Captain of Company A, 45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, February 1, 1862; Major October 13, 1862. Wounded in 1862. Resigned May 6, 1863.

Ruth, Thomas -- Private - March 4, 1862. Died of pneumonia in General Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, December 30, 1862.

Ryals, James M. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Killed at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862.

Ryals, Thomas -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded June 1864. Appointed 1st Corporal November 2, 1864. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia, Mar 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 17, 1865.

Rye, John H. (or John K.) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 6, 1865.

Rye, Joseph -- Private - March 4, 1862. Died in hospital in 1862.

Sanderlin, Noah -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Hanover Junction, Virginia, May 23, 1864. Captured at Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Released at Newport News, Virginia, June 26, 1865.

Sasser, James -- Private - March 4, 1862. Left sick at Goldsboro, North Carolina, April 24, 1862. Absent, sick, October 1862. Died at Raleigh, North Carolina, prior to April 24, 1863.

Senn, F. S. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged, disability, at Richmond, Virginia, July 14, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company A, 1st Battalion Georgia Reserve Cavalry (Blount's) date not given. Admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia February 8, 1864. Returned to duty May 19, 1864. Signed a contract to furnish shingles to Confederate States Armory at Macon, Georgia March 24, 1864. No later record. (Born in Columbia, South Carolina.)

Shaw, John H. (or George H.) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged.

Shaw, William H. -- 2nd Lieutenant - February 1, 1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant October 13, 1862; Captain January 5, 1863. Killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

Sills, William -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded in 1862. Admitted to Chimorazo Hospital #3, at Richmond, Georgia, wounded in hand, July 1, 1862. Discharged, disability, at Winchester, Virginia, November 17, 1862.

Smith, Henry T. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Captured at Hanover Junction, Virginia, May 24, 1864. Released at Elmira, New York, June 19, 1865.

Smith, Jesse -- Private - March 4, 1862. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him absent, sick in hospital at Macon, Georgia since December 1862.

Stuckey, William -- Private - March 4, 1862. Left sick at Goldsboro, North Carolina, April 24, 1862. Died in hospital.

Swearingin, James P. (or Swearingame) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded, resulting in destruction of portion of left jaw bone, at 2nd Manassas, Virginia, August 29, 1862. Discharged, disability, March 25, 1864. Detailed to Macon, Georgia Arsenal for guard duty. (Born in Pulaski County, Georgia November 5, 1843.)

Tankersley, Thomas H. -- Private - March 4, 1862. On detail duty in Macon, Georgia hospital August 1862 -February 28, 1865.

Tompkins, Thomas B. (or Thompkins) -- 2nd Sergeant - February 1, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant January 13, 1863. Wounded in leg, necessitating amputation, at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863. Died from wounds July 3, 1863.

Tucker, Rodolphus S. -- Enlisted as a private in Massenburg's Battery Georgia Light Artillery (Jackson's) September 18, 1861. Discharged, disability, December 2, 1861. Enlisted as a private in Company A, 45th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 1, 1862. Discharged, disability, at Richmond, Virginia, September 6, 1862. Reenlisted May 21, 1864. On detail in Richmond, Virginia, hospital January 14, 1865, and captured there April 3, 1865. Paroled at Capitol Building at Richmond, Virginia, May 5, 1865.

Vann, John -- Private - March 4, 1862. Killed at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862.

Wall, Lewis A. (or Louis, A.) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 1st Corporal in 1862. Wounded in left leg, necessitating amputation, at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Discharged, disability, June 11, 1864. (Born in Georgia, March 15, 1841.)

Watson, Gideon H. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed Musician March 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Willis, Wilburn J. (or Welborn J.) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Killed at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862.

Willoughby, William (or Willaby) -- Private - March 4, 1862. Died of pneumonia in General Hospital at Staunton, Virginia, November 24, 1862.

Wise, T. -- Private.

Wootten, John Thomas -- Private - March 4, 1862. Discharged, disability, at camp near Orange Court House, Virginia, November 16, 1863. (Born in Henry County, Georgia in 1838.)

Wootten, Thomas -- Private - March 4, 1862. Admitted to General Hospital at Charlottesville, Virginia, February 10, 1863. Returned to duty April 14, 1863. Received pay August 31, 1863. No later record.

Wright, John -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant June 4, 1863. Deserted October 12, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government, released and furnished transportation to Cincinnati, Ohio, October 17, 1864.

Yearty, Thomas J. -- Private - March 14, 1862. Discharged.

Youngblood, William S. -- Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded in left leg, necessitating amputation above the knee, at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Discharged, disability, at Camp Gregg, Virginia, May 28, 1863.

45th Georgia Regiment Info

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45th Infantry Regiment was organized by Colonel T. Hardeman, Jr. during the winter of 1861-1862. Many of the men were recruited in the counties of Greene[?], Dooly, Taylor, Gray[Jones], and Berrien[?] [Baldwin, Bibb, Butts, Crawford, Houston, Monroe ]. Ordered to Virginia the regiment was placed under the command of Generals J. R. Anderson and E. L. Thomas. It served in the arduous campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, then was involved in the battles and hardships of the trenches of Petersburg and the Appomattox operations. This unit lost 7 killed and 35 wounded at Second Manassas and 5 killed and 43 wounded at Fredericksburg. At Chancellorsville it lost ten percent of the 350 engaged, and at Gettysburg about ten percent of 331 were disabled. The 45th surrendered with 8 officers and 85 men. Its field commanders were Colonels Thomas Hardeman, Jr. and T. J. Simmons; Lieutenant Colonels James W. Carter, C. A. Conn, Washington L. Grice, and William S. Wallace; and Majors Aurelius W. Gibson and M. R. Rogers. ----Joseph H. Crute, Jr.'s Units of the Confederate States Army, Confederate staff officers, 1861-1865

 

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