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59th Georgia Regiment History

Company E, 59th Georgia Infantry Regiment
Clay County
"Cotton Planters Guards"

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ARMSTRONG, John -- Private - May 10, 1862. Roll to August 31, 1862, bears remark: ”Has never reported to me for duty, is in the 51st Georgia Regiment.” (Name not found on 51st Regiment, Georgia Infantry)

ASHLEY, Charles J. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Discharged March 28, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

BAILEY, James B. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops December 18, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Died in Petersburg, Virginia, hospital May 15, 1863.

Bailey, St. Clair -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appears on a register of oaths taken by Confederate deserters at Headquarters of the Provost Marshal, Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, received March 1, 1865, and turned over to Provost Marshal at City Point, Virginia, same date.

Bass, Blackman -- Private - May 10, 1862. Died in Knight's Hospital at Lynchburg, Virginia, July 1864. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery. Number 9, 3rd Line, Lot 194.

Bass, John D. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Appointed Corporal of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appears on a regimental return for September 1862, as absent in Charlotte, North Carolina hospital. No later record.

Bass, Maston G. -- Elected 1st Lieutenant of Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Elected Captain of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862; Major July 10, 1863. Wounded, date and place not given. Died from wounds October 16, 1864.

Bass, William H. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed 3rd Sergeant. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Beaman, James W. (or Beeman) -- Private - May 10, 1862. Captured at Knoxville, Tennessee, November 17, 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Nashville, Tennessee, and released December 3, 1863.

Bell, Henry -- Private - September 12, 1862. Deserted September 12, 1862.

Bennett, Martin G. -- Enlisted as a private in Company A, 6th Regiment Alabama Infantry June 4, 1861. Discharged, disability, September 12, 1861. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Roll to August 31, 1862, bears remark: ”`Has never reported for duty but is in service in the 6th Alabama Regiment: ”

Bennett, Thomas -- Enlisted as a private in Company K, 6th Regiment Alabama Infantry May 12, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Roll of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry shows he enlisted May 10, 1862. Roll to August 31, 1862, bears remark: ”Has never reported for duty but is now in the service in the 6th Alabama Regiment.

Bethea, Thomas D. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Discharged June 17, 862.

Blackman, John – Private - September 27, 1862. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital December 3, 1862.

Bowen, John H. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Braswell, Benjamin D. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Rolls from October to December 1863, show he deserted at Atlanta, Georgia October 8, 1863. Rolls from March to June 1864, last on which borne, report him absent without leave.

Brooks, John M. -- Enlisted as a private in Company A, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops December 20, 1861. Mustered out April 8, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Wounded in head at Deep Bottom, Virginia, Aug, 16, 1864. Died from wounds same day.

Brown, Benjamin L. -- Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant of Company D. 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Wounded in head, upper jaw fractured, and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 1-3, 1863. Elected Captain July 10, 1863. Confined at Fort Delaware, Delaware, Point Lookout, Maryland, Johnson’s Island, Ohio, Fort Pulaski, Georgia, Hilton Head, South Carolina, and released at Fort Delaware, Delaware June 12, 1865. (Born in Early County, Georgia, November 2, 1834.)

Brown, George W. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 9th Regiment, Georgia Infantry June 11, 1861. Transferred to Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Absent without leave June 30, 1864. No later record.

Brown, John -- 3rd Sergeant - May 10, 1862. Killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863.

Brown, Thomas E. M. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Roll for January-February 1863, shows him present. No later record.

Brown, Wiley -- Private - May 10, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Captured at Richmond, Virginia, April 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 24, 1865. (Born in Twiggs County, Georgia, January 11, 1832.)

Burford, T. P. – Private - June 16, 1862. Deserted to the enemy February 10, 1865. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at City Point, Virginia, February 12, 1865.

Caldwell, Spencer – Private - August 28, 1862. Died of erysipelas and pneumonia in Richmond, Virginia, hospital February 3, 1863. Buried there.

Cannon, Thomas B. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Transferred to 3rd Company E, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry August 8, 1862. Admitted to General Hospital #11, at Charlotte, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. Transferred to another hospital April 27, 1865.

Carrigan, William B. – Private - September 12, 1862. Rolls from August to December 1863, show him absent without leave. Captured in western Virginia, July 25, 1863. Remark: ”Deserter, has taken oath of allegiance: ”

Chance, Henry -- Private - May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Cherry, Robert M. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Chitty, Howell E. -- Enlisted as a private in Company K, 6th Regiment Alabama Infantry May 12, 1862. Wounded September 14, 1862. Captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, April 27, 1864. Received at City Point, Virginia, April 30, 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (Appears. on roll of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry as having enlisted May 10, 1862. Roll dated August 31, 1862, shows him: ”Absent. Has never reported for duty, but is in service in 6th Alabama Regiment.")

Colly, Aaron D. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Roll for March-April 1864, bears remark: ”Transferred to 1st Georgia Cavalry: ” (Name not found on 1st Regiment, Georgia Cavalry.)

Cooper, Marion C. – Private - July 8, 1862. Wounded at Funkstown, Maryland, July 10, 1863. Absent, wounded, February 1865. No later record. Buried: New Bethel (Baptist) Cemetery - Calhoun County, Alabama (Lat: 3341'14"N, Lon: 8557'46"W) , http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/calhoun/newbethel/bethel.htm --- See also Cooper, John A.

Davis, Aaron -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Appears on a prisoner of war record of Confederate deserters at Washington, D. C., received March 6, 1865, from Army of the James; remark. `"Has taken oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and furnished transportation to New York City: ”

Dennington, John – Private - September 6, 1862. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him absent detailed as shoemaker. Appears on a register of refugees and Confederate deserters at Washington, D. C., received April 14, 1865. Transportation ordered to Savannah, Georgia

Dickson, Henry W. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops December 11, 1861. Discharged March 28, 1862. Appointed Sergeant of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Regimental return for September 1862, shows him sick in Richmond, Virginia, hospital. No later record.

Doswell, Isaac M. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Discharged by civil authority September 1, 1862.

Elliott, William -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 9th Regiment, Georgia Infantry June 11, 1861. Absent, sick, February 28, 1862. Discharged in 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Discharged February 15, 1863.

Evans, Joseph John -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (Born in Georgia in 1845.)

Fleming, Patrick -- Enlisted as a private in Capt H. N. Ells' Company of Macon Light Artillery May 3, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Roll from June 16 to August 31, 1862 bears remark: ”`Claimed by Captain H. N. Ells, Macon Light Artillery, and given up on August 8, 1862: ” Captured date and place not given. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 27, 1865.

Fogarty, James M. – Private - September 11, 1862. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital January 6, 1863.

Garner, H. J. -- Private - May 10, 1862. No later record.

Garner, William G. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Died September 7, 1863.

Gideon, Patrick -- Private - May 10, or September 2, 1862. Absent without leave June 1864.

Grimsley, James -- Private - May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865,

Grimsley, Joseph B. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Appears on a roll of prisoners of war at Fort McHenry, Maryland, July 6, 1863. Sent to Fort Delaware, Delaware, July 1863. No later record.

Grimsley, Richard S. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Grimsley, William C. – Private - June 23, 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April private 9, 1865.

Gunn, Daniel F. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Captured at Knoxville, Tennessee, December 5, 1863. Sent via Louisville, Kentucky, to Fort Delaware, Delaware March 7, 1864, where he was paroled March 1865. Exchanged at Boulware & Cox’s Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 10-12, 1865.

Hartley, James -- Enlisted as a private in Company F, 7th Regiment, Georgia State Troops December 4, 1861. Mustered out April 29, 1862, Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry September 11, 1862. No later record.

Hartley, Wilson -- Private - September 12, 1862. Roll for February 1865, shows him present, detailed as Division Teamster. No later record.

Hayes, James -- Appointed 3rd Corporal of Company C, 7th Regiment, Georgia State Troops November 16, 1861. Mustered out May 1, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (Born in Early County, Georgia August 11, 1827. Died there August 19, 1908.)

Helms, Ayson Tyson -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed Color Sergeant July 21, 1862. Transferred to Company I, 51st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, in exchange for George W. Shellgrove, June 12, 1863. Captured, date and place not given. Exchanged at Point Lookout, Maryland, May 3, 1864. No later record.

Hepburn, Charles -- Appointed 4th Sergeant of Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (Born in Scotland, October 18, 1824. Died in Clay County, Georgia, March 3, 1902.)

Herndon, George W. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Died in Crumpton's Hospital at Lynchburg, Virginia, July 3, 1863. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery, Number 7, 4th Line, Lot 192.

Herndon, Thomas M. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Appointed Sergeant. Killed at Spotsylvania, Virginia, May 13, 1864. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery.

Holland, John L. -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant May 10, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant July 10, 1863. Captured near Knoxville, Tennessee, December 3, 1863. Forwarded to Camp Chase, Ohio, January 15, 1864. Escaped from the cars enroute to Camp Chase, Ohio, from Louisville, Kentucky, January 18, 1864. A report dated February 24, 1865, shows him: ”Absent without authority. Leave of indulgence expired February 20. No action taken for his return: ”

Hooks, Bennett A. -- See 5th Sergeant Company B.

Hudnall, Patrick -- Appointed 2nd Sergeant of Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Discharged March 4, 1862, Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Captured at Cashtown, Pennsylvania July 4, 1863, Paroled at Fort Delaware, Delaware February 1865. Exchanged at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 10-12, 1865.

Isham, William – Private - June 16, 1862. Roll for February 1865, last on which borne, shows him present.

Jenkins, Maner -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant January 5, 1862. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Wounded at Funkstown, Maryland, July 10, 1863. Deserted. Received at Washington, D. C., a Confederate deserter, March 6, 1865. Remark: ”Has taken oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and furnished transportation to New York City: ”

Jernigan, Mills Henry -- Appointed 2nd Corporal of Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861; 1st Corporal January 5, 1862. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Wounded and captured at Funkstown, Maryland, July 10, 1863. Exchanged at City Point, Virginia, November 17, 1863. Appears on register of General Hospital at Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia, November 19, 1863. Remarks: ”Granted furlough until exchanged: ” Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him absent, detailed mechanic.

Jernigan, William Gibson -- Private - May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (Born in Georgia August 11, 1835. Died in Clay County, Georgia, January 12, 1899.)

Johnson, David -- Private - May 10, 1862. Captured at Appomattox, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Released at Hart's Island, New York Harbor June 15, 1865.

Johnson, J. P. -- Private. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 1-3, 1863; Remark: ”`Transferred to Provost Marshal: ” Roll dated Gettysburg, Pennsylvania December 2, 1863. No later record.

Jones, Isaac-Enlisted as a private in 3rd Company E, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Transferred to Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry August 1862. Roll for February 28, 1863, shows him present. No later record.

Jones, John -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Roll for February 1863, last on which borne, shows him present.

Killingsworth, John F. – Private - August 16, 1862. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave.

Kirkland, Caleb -- Enlisted as a private in 3rd Company E, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry April 10, 1862. Transferred to Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry August 1862. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Died from wounds August 12, 1863.

Lowery, James -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Mabry, James (or Mayberry) -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 10, 1862. Died in General Hospital #16, at Richmond, Virginia, February 6, or April 2, 1863.

Manderville, William H. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Roll from June 16 to August 31, 1862, bears remark: ”Has never reported for duty but is in the service in Walthour's Cavalry:” Enlisted in Captain Walthour's Company, 1st Battalion Georgia Cavalry, May 17, 1862. Roll for July -August 1862, last on which borne, shows him present.

Marshall, Hialmer H. -- Elected 2nd Lieutenant of Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed Adjutant June 1862, Died October 1, 1863.

McDowell, John W. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 10, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Wounded, right leg broken at Petersburg, Virginia, June 18, 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (Born in Taylor or Macon County, Georgia, December 25, 1842. Died in Early County, Georgia, May 9, 1920.)

McKinnie, Andrew J. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Killed at Deep Bottom, Virginia, August 16, 1864.

McLane, John S. (or McLain) -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Appointed Sergeant of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Born 1837, Died 1888 Buried Dale County AL http://www.oocities.org/heartland/prairie/1767/Homer.txt

McVeila, Thomas (or McVealy) -- Private - May 10, 1862. Died at Fort Gaines, Georgia, while home on sick furlough, September 6, 1862.

Meeks, Thomas J. -- See Private Company B.

Melton, John W. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Died in Henry County, Alabama, August 29, 1864.

Melvin, Willis -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Appointed Corporal of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed Sergeant. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 5, 1863. Sent to General Hospital, wounded in left leg, July 14, 1863. Paroled at U. S. A. General Hospital, Chester, Pennsylvania, September 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, September 1863. Exchanged at City Point, Virginia, September 23, 1863, Captured at Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1866. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 29, 1865.

Millen, George -- Musician - May 10, 1862. Discharged January 22, 1863.

Millen, James -- Appointed Musician of Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Appointed Musician of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Discharged January 22, 1863.

Neeves, John T. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered cut April 11, 1862. Appointed Corporal of Company E, 69th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Died July 22, 1862.

Newberry, James R. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Captured at Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 29, 1865.

Newberry, Joseph -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Discharged January 12, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Died December 24, 1862.

Newberry, Thomas L. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Captured in Western Virginia, July 25, 1863; Remark: ”Deserted-has taken oath of allegiance to U. S. Government: ”

Nix, John C. – Private - July 19, 1862. Roll for February 1863, last on which borne, shows him on sick furlough.

Nobles, Washington N. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops December 18, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in 3rd Company E, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry April 12, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 10, 1862. Roll for June 16 to August 31, 1862, last on which borne, bears remark: ”Claimed by and given up to Captain Holmes of the 25th Regiment August 8, 1862: ” In Walker's Division Hospital at Lauderdale Springs, Mississippi August 31, 1863. No later record.

Patrick, P. Crawford -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Roll for August 31, 1862, bears remark. `"Has never reported for duty but is in the service in the 51st Regiment, Georgia Infantry: ” Enlisted as a private in Company I, 51st Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 12, 1862. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Knoxville, Tennessee, and sent to Kentucky to be released December 16, 1863.

Poligause, Julius --Private. Appears only on a list of prisoners sent to Provost Marshal at Washington, D. C., from Fairfax, Virginia, dated October 30, 1862 with remark: ”`Desires to take oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and be released: ”

Powell, Jackson W. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Discharged January 12, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Died February 18, 1863.

Powell, Joseph L. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Roll for August 1863, last on which borne, shows him present.

Rayburn, Thomas -- Private - May 10, 1862. Roll to August 31, 1862, last on which borne, shows him present. Regimental return for September 1862, shows him sick in Macon, Georgia hospital. No later record.

Richard, John W. -- Private - May 10, 1862. No later record.

Rish, John – Private - August 16, 1862. Rejected.

Robinson, John W. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Captured at Knoxville, Tennessee, December 3, 1863. Forwarded to Louisville, Kentucky, January 17, 1864; to Rock Island, Illinois January 23, 1864, where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and enlisted in U. S. service October 18, 1864.

Rowland, Bolin R. -- Enlisted as a private in Company C, 7th Regiment, Georgia State Troops November 16, 1861. Mustered out May 1, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed 2nd Sergeant. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Runnels, David (or Reynolds, David) -- Private - May 10, 1862. Died December 6, 1862.

Runnels, George W. (or Reynolds) -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Wounded, date and place not given. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him on furlough of indulgence. Pension records show he was at home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born in Alabama, April 13, 1843.)

Saunders, James R. N. -- Private - August 16, 1862. Rejected.

Shiery, William R. G. (or Shiry) -- Private - May 10, 1862. Died November 24, 1862.

Smedley, Robert -- Appointed 3rd Corporal of Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861; 2nd Corporal. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Appointed Corporal of Company E, 69th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Elected Brevet 2nd Lieutenant. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him present.

Smedley, William Thomas – Private - July 1, 1864. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him on furlough of indulgence. No later record.

Smith, William -- Private. Captured at Resaca, Georgia May 16, 1864. Arrived at Military Prison at Louisville, Kentucky, May 1864. No later record.

Snellgrove, George W. -- Enlisted as a private in Company I, 51st Regiment, Georgia Infantry March 4, 1862. Transferred to Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, in exchange for A. T. Helms, June 12, 1863. Wounded at Funkstown, Maryland, July 12, 1863. Captured at Greencastle, Pennsylvania July 5, 1863. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, July 19, 1865. (Born in Sumter County, Georgia in 1842.)

Snellgrove, James M. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Wounded and captured at Funkstown, Maryland, July 5, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, February 18, 1865. Released at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, February 20-21, 1865.

Temples, Irwin N. Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Todd, Garrison Russell -- Enlisted as a private in Company C, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 16, 1861. Roll dated December 1, 1861, shows him: ”In Quitman County on sick furlough: ” Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company F, 32nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 7, 1862. No later record in this company. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Todd, Johnson H. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. Died in Clay County, Georgia, July 15, 1893.

Walters, William B. -- Enlisted as a private in Company K, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 6, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Walton, George -- Private - May 10, 1862. Wounded, date and place not given. Roll for February 1865, reports him absent, wounded. No later record.

Ward, Thomas A. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 9th Regiment, Georgia Infantry June 11, 1861. Discharged on account of chronic rheumatism March 3, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed 3rd Corporal. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Weaver, James T. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Wounded in left arm above elbow. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (Born in Clay County, Georgia, July 24, 1844.)

Wheeler, Abner H. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Killed at Knoxville, Tennessee, November 29, 1863.

Wheeler, Sylvestus C. -- Private - May 10, 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 3, 1863. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (Born in Randolph County, Georgia, November 1844. Died at Confederate Soldiers Home, Atlanta, Georgia December 6, 1925. Buried at Americus, Georgia)

Whitaker, John -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Wiggs, Daniel -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him present.

Wilkins, Ebenezer W. (or Willkins) -- Private - May 10, 1862 Died at Richmond, Virginia, February 1865. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Williams, John – Private - January 17, 1863. Deserted January 28, 1863.

Witkoswski, Marcus -- Appointed 3rd Sergeant of Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 12, 1861. Mustered out April 11, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant of Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 10, 1862. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-4, 1863. Elected 1st Lieutenant July 10, 1863. Released at Fort Delaware, Delaware May 22, 1865.

 

59th Georgia Regiment History

 

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