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Company "G", 62nd Georgia Regiment
Houston County

SEE ALSO:
Bason Cemetery, Stevens Street, Warner Robins, GA
8th GA Cavalry - Company G
62nd GA Infantry/Calvary - Company G

EDITORS NOTE: Many men tranferred from Company C 6th GA Inf to the 62nd GA Inf, Company G (Houston County) which became the 62nd GA Cav Co. G, and later was reorganized into the 8th Georgia Cavalry, Company G.

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This company became Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Originally Company D, 1st Battalion Georgia, Partisan Rangers.

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Adkins, David L. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 16, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 22, 1865. (Born in Georgia, July 1839.)

Adkins, Thomas J. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 16, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Union prisoner of war records show he was paroled and sent home, date of parole not stated. (Born in Georgia, September 28, 1833.)

Aikin, James -- 4th Sergeant May 31, 1862.

Akins, Ira -- Private - May 31, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant. Resigned as Sergeant February 20, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Paroled in North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Akins, Stephen -- 1st Corporal May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company A, Siege Train (Brantley's Siege Artillery), at Savannah, Georgia, April 1, 1864. Pension records show he was discharged May 1865. (Born in Houston County, Georgia, March 25, 1833. Died at Confederate Soldiers Home, Atlanta, Georgia, October 21, 1926. Buried at Cochran, Georgia, October 24, 1926.)

Anderson, James Rayborn -- Private - July 1, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Company G, Cavalry July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Atkins, Francis (or Askins, Franklin) -- Private - May 31, 1862. Discharged, furnished Charles C. David as substitute, May 31, 1862.

Baskins, Robert H. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant August 1, 1862. Resigned April 17, 1863.

Bason, James G. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant April 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 23, 1865.
(Died Feb. 29, 1876. Buried Bason Cemetery, Stevens Street, Warner Robins, GA. Brother of John W., Son of Jacob W. & Francis Bason. Sister Julia Emma Bason married Joseph S. Vinson Jan. 8, 1868. Sister "Emily" age 3, listed in 1850 Houston Census.)

Bason, J. R. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Appointed 2nd Corporal April 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865.  Probably Isaac R. Bason (I.R. Bason) born ca. 1844, brother of James G. & John W. Bason. Listed as age 6 on 1850 Houston Census living with parents Jacob W. & Francis Bason. Infant son I.R. Bason (born & died 1873) buried at Bason Family Cemetery, Warner Robins, Houston County, GA

Bason, John W. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Died at Hamptonville, North Carolina, January 17, 1864. OBITUARY
(Buried Bason Cemetery, Stevens Street, Warner Robins, GA. Son of Jacob W. Bason. Sister Julia Emma Bason married Joseph S. Vinson Jan. 8, 1868. Sister Nancy Bason Vinson married first, William L. Burgay; second, Zachary Taylor Vinson. )

Bassett, George W. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured at Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 23, 1865. (Born in Macon County, Georgia, February 8, 1841.)

Bassett, James R. -- Private - January 1, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 23, 1865. (Born in Houston County, Georgia in 1844.)

Bateman, Bartlett McCrary -- Elected 2nd Lieutenant of Company C, 6th Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 27, 1861. Resigned June 18, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, June 1862. Transferred to Company A, (Brantley's Siege Train of Artillery,) at Savannah, Georgia, March 1, 1864.
(1850 Houston County CENSUS lists Bartlett [age 21] with brothers Briant[19] and John [18] and mother Mrs. Charity Bateman {Page No: 636 Reel no: M432-74 Division: The 6th District Sheet No: 318A})

Boler, W. E. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865.

Brown, Clay -- Private.

Bush, James S. -- Appointed 1st Corporal of Company D, 7th Regiment Georgia, State Troops November 16, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Died in Houston County, Georgia, June 16, 1863.

Bush, Thomas S. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia, State Troops November 16, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 17, 1865. Released at Newport News, Virginia, June 26, 1865.

Carnes, William W. -- Appointed 1st Sergeant of Company C, 6th Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 27, 1861. Discharged, disability, October 26, 1861. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 24, 1865. (Born in Milledgeville, Georgia, about 1828. Died in Montezuma, Georgia, January 26, 1872.)

Castellow, W. H. -- 4th Corporal - May 31, 1862. Appointed 1st Corporal April 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Paroled at Raleigh, North Carolina, April 20, 1865. (Born in Houston County, Georgia in 1840.)

Chitt, Jesse -- Private - May 31, 1862. No later record.

Clark, Daniel T. -- Private - January 1, 1864. Captured at Fortress Monroe, Virginia, March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 25, 1865.

Clyatt, Jesse -- Private - May 31, 1862. Died in Houston County, Georgia, May 9, 1863.

Corder, William -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company H, September 20, 1862; to Company H, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Montezuma, Georgia, May 15, 1865. Paroled at Macon, Georgia, May 15, 1865. Died at Wellston, Georgia, April 2, 1914.
(1850 Houston County CENSUS lists WILLIAM age 8 with brothers STEPHEN, age 14, and John age 5, and other siblings living with parents Morgan D. [57] and Nancy [45] Corder. Brother STEPHEN Corder listed in Company C, 6th GA Inf. Page No: 612 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 306A )

David, Charles C. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia. State Troops November 16, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Substitute for Francis Atkins. Transferred to Company H; to Company H, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Appears last on roll for August 31, 1864. No record of transfer or discharge. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Militia, in 1864.

Davidson, DeWitt -- Private.

Davidson, W. Joseph -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Died of fever in a North Carolina hospital July 2, 1863.

Etheridge, J. Barswell (or Ethridge) -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Appointed 3rd Corporal of Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry. May 31, 1862. Captured near Washington, D. C. April 6, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, and exchanged at James River, Virginia, March 18, 1865. (Born in Houston County, Georgia, July 17, 1844.)

Finleyson, D. W. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Fuller, J. L. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Appears last on roll for October 1862.

Garvin, J. Wilson -- Private - May 31, 1862. Captured at Jackson, North Carolina, July 27, 1863. Paroled at Fortress Monroe, Virginia for exchange August 4, 1863. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Pension records show he was killed by shot from gun boat, on Tar River at Washington, North Carolina, January 18, 1864.

Garvin, Richard -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia, State Troops November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865.

Georgiarvin, A. Mills -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865. (Born in Houston County, Georgia, January 3, 1842.)

Glosier, Elbert N. -- Appointed 5th Sergeant of Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops November 16, 1861; 3rd Sergeant November 19, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Appointed 3rd Sergeant of Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured at Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 27, 1865. (Born in Edgefield District, South Carolina, October 24, 1836.)

Glosier, W. J. (or Glazier) -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Gray, Patrick -- Captain - May 10, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, as Captain July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865.  (Died 1874. Buried Gray & Varner Cemetery Peach [Houston] County - US Hwy 41 west of Centerville)   (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists PATRICK age 19 with brothers JOHN, age 16, and Simon age 8, and other siblings living with Benjamin [52] and Phyllis [46] Gray. Page No: 611 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 305B )

Green, William J. -- Enlisted as a private in Company A, 10th Regiment Georgia, State Troops Jan. 14, 1862. Discharged March 27, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862.

Greer, S. Durham -- Private - July 1, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20; 1865. (Born in Georgia, Died in Harris County, Georgia, March 9, 1920.)

Harris, T. J. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Discharged, furnished D. B. H. Perdue as substitute, May 31, 1862.

Holly, James Elbert -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 27, 1865. (Born in Houston County, Georgia, September 21, 1937. Died in Wilcox County, Georgia, March 1, 1917.)

Holt, A. C. -- Private - March 1, 1863. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Wounded in left wrist, causing arm to perish awayat Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Pension records show he was in Greenville, North Carolina, hospital April 26, 1865. Released there June 1865. (Born in Houston County, Georgia in 1837 or 1841. Died in Bibb County, Georgia, March 31, 1926.) (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists ALFORD HOLT age 10, living with Dr. Fenles [45] and Martha [35] Holt. Page No: 766 Reel no: M432-74 Division: The Upper Town District Sheet No: 383A )

Holt, Thaddeus G. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greenville, North Carolina, April 1865. Died in Bibb County, Georgia, February 3, 1902. (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists THEADIUS HOLT age 6, living with Silas and Margarett Lisinbay. Page No: 632 Reel no: M432-74 Division: The 6th District Sheet No: 316A ) (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists THADEOUS HOLT age 6, living with Patrick H. [37] and Elizabeth [26] Holt. Page No: 620 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 310A ) ( 1850 Bibb County CENSUS shows T.G. Holt, age 14.

Holt, Thomas D. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Appointed bugler August 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Captured November 1864. A. prisoner of war April 1865. (Born in Houston County, Georgia in 1831. Died in Bibb County, Georgia in 1890.)

Howard, A. B. -- Private - July 1, 1862. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1862.  (Alan A.?) (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists Hampton Howard [age 19] living with brothers Joe[18], Richmond [16], Enoch [14], and parents Micheal [51] and Tempchester [56] Howard. Page No: 615 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 307B Dwelling #43 ) (Descendants list names as Michael, Tempchestia for mother and daughter, Wade Hampton, Joseph West, Richmond W, Enoch, Stancel, Allan A.) (1850 Houston County CENSUS also lists ALLEN Howard, age 30, with Mary [22], James [6], Georgean [1]: Page No: 618 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 309A )

Howard, J. W. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.   (Joseph West? Age 30 in 1862 or James age 18 in 1862?) (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists Hampton Howard [age 19] living with brothers Joe[18], Richmond [16], Enoch [14], and parents Micheal [51] and Tempchester [56]. Page No: 615 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 307B Dwelling #43 ) (Descendants list names as Michael, Tempchestia for mother and daughter, Wade Hampton, JOSEPH WEST, Richmond W, Enoch, Stancel, Allan A.) (1850 Houston County CENSUS also lists ALLEN Howard, age 30, with Mary [22], JAMES [6], Georgean [1]: Page No: 618 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 309A )

Howard, Richard W. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865. (Born in Georgia, August 14, 1834.) (Richmond W.?) (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists Hampton Howard [age 19] living with brothers Joe[18], Richmond [16], Enoch [14], and parents Micheal [51] and Tempchester [56]. Page No: 615 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 307B Dwelling #43 ) (Descendants list names as Michael, Tempchestia for mother and daughter, Wade Hampton, Joseph West, Richmond W, Enoch, Stancel, Allan A.)

Howard, Stancill (or Stancel) -- Private - January 1, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.   (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists Hampton Howard [age 19] living with brothers Joe[18], Richmond [16], Enoch [14], and parents Micheal [51] and Tempchester [56]. Page No: 615 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 307B Dwelling #43 ) (Descendants list names as Michael, Tempchestia for mother and daughter, Wade Hampton, Joseph West, Richmond W, Enoch, Stancel, Allan A.)

Howard, Wade Hampton -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he was detailed (to guard wagon train at Goldsboro, North Carolina, April 1, 1865 ). (Born in Pike County, Georgia in 1830. Died in Houston County, Georgia, June 20, 1909.)  (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists Hampton Howard [age 19] living with brothers Joe[18], Richmond [16], Enoch [14], and parents Micheal [51] and Tempchester [56]. Page No: 615 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 307B Dwelling #43 ) (Descendants list names as Michael, Tempchestia for mother and daughter, Wade Hampton, Joseph West, Richmond W, Enoch, Stancel, Allan A.)

Johnson, William -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 28, 1865.

Lilly, R. M. -- Private - July 1, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Captured at Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Imprisoned at Camp Hamilton, Virginia, March 9, 1865. Forwarded to Point Lookout, Maryland, March 24, 1865, and released there June 28, 1865.

Linsenby, John T. -- Private - January 1, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865. (Born in Georgia, Died January 24, 1931.)

Marchman, Alfred -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia, State Troops November 28, 1861. Discharged at Camp Brown, Georgia, March 1, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, July 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865.

Mathews, James W. -- Private - July 1, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

McCoy, Asuriah -- Private - May 31, 1862. No later record.

McCoy, Meredith -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Miller, Charles A. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Wounded at Black Jack, North Carolina, March 24, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865.

Miller, W. H. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1862.

Miller, W. J. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Northen, B. Arnold -- Appointed 4th Sergeant of Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops November 16, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant January 3, 1862. Mustered out April 1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant of Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Captured at Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 17, 1865.

Perdue, David Blackshear Hamilton -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 2th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Substitute for T. J. Harris. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865. Born 10/16/1846 Houston Co. GA; died 8/29/1943 Cisco(Lee Co.), TX. **Brother of James E. Perdue, John AW Perdue, Mitchell WT Perdue(1848-1921), Phillip TW Perdue(1857-1923); son of James A. Perdue and Sarah Hall. Phillip Tess Woodson Perdue is the great grandfather of George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue, Governor of Georgia 2003-2011.

Perdue, James E. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Died in Houston County, Georgia, August 5, 1866. Born 1842 Houston Co. GA ** Brother of David Blacksher Hamilton Perdue (see above) and son of James A. Perdue and Sarah Hall. Source: "James A. Perdue & Descendents"

Proctor, J. W. -- Private - July 1, 1862. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1862.

Raffield, John W. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 19, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Raffield, Lacy L. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia, State Troops November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Substitute for J. A. Williams. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Roberson, James A. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Roberson, James W. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops November 16, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. In General Hospital #3 at Goldsboro, North Carolina, November 30, 1864.

Roberson, Soloman -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia, State Troops November 19, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Substitute for T. W. Smith. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Sanders, Robert T. -- Private - July 1, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. En route home on furlough April 7, 1865. Surrendered at Tallahassee, Florida, May 10, 1865. Paroled at Albany, Georgia, May 17, 1865. (Born in Columbia County, Georgia, October 19, 1844.)

Searcy, B. Wesley -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 28, 1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant January 14, 1862; Regimental Ensign February 24, 1862. Mustered out April 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant of Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862; 4th Sergeant April 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry as 5th Sergeant July 11, 1864. Captured at Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 19, 1865.

Self, David -- Private - May 31, 1862.

Self, Spencer -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for August 31, 1864, shows him present. (Born in Georgia in 1834. Died in Houston County, Georgia, August 1910.)

Shirah, Andrew J. -- Private - May 31, 1862. No later record.

Shirah, R. W. G. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Sent to Military Prison, Camp Hamilton, Virginia, March 9, 1865. Forwarded to Point Lookout, Maryland, March 24, 1865, and released there June 19, 1865.

Shirah, W. B. -- Private.

Smith, John W. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia, State Troops November 28, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865. Died in Houston County, Georgia, April 15, 1884.

Smith, Obediah -- Private - May 31, 1862. No later record.

Smith, T. W. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Discharged, furnished Solomon Roberson as substitute, May 31, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company A, 14th Battalion, Georgia Light Artillery, February 9, 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Stevens, C. E. -- Private - July 1, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Imprisoned at Military Prison, Camp Hamilton, Virginia, March 9, 1865. Sent to Point Lookout, Maryland, March 24, 1865, and died there of chronic diarrhoea June 1, 1865.

Stripling, David M. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Captured at Little Washington, March 26, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, and transferred to Aiken's Landing, Virginia for exchange March 14, 1865. Received at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 16, 1865.

Taylor, John W. -- Private - May 1, 1862. Wounded and captured at Little Washington, March 24, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Admitted to General Hospital #9 at Richmond, Virginia, with gunshot wound in right leg, October 3, 1864. Transferred to Jackson Hospital there October 4, 1864. Furloughed for 30 days October 13, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865.

Taylor, Sidney Seals -- Enlisted as a private in Company C, 1st Regiment Georgia Infantry (Ramsey's), March 18, 1861. Mustered out at Augusta, Georgia, March 18, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Appointed 1st Corporal. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Raleigh, North Carolina, April 20, 1865.

Thompson, Marshall H. -- Enlisted as a private in Company C, 1st Regiment Georgia Infantry, (Ramsey's,) March 18, 1861. Mustered out at Augusta, Georgia, March 18, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant of Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia, Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864. Elected 1st Lieutenant. Paroled April 20, 1865. (Born in Georgia, January 6, 1836.)

Tucker, E. M. -- Private.

Tucker, George E. -- Private - May 1, 1863. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865. (Born in Bibb County, Georgia in 1845.)

Tucker, T. Phillip -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865. (Born in 1834.)

Tull, F. M. -- Enlisted as a private in Company C, 1st Regiment Georgia Infantry, (Ramsey's) March 18, 1861. Discharged January 26, 1862. Appointed 2nd Sergeant of Company G. 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865.

Vinsan (VINSON), Zach T. -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 16, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, January 1, 1864. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he was guarding wagon train at Goldsboro, North Carolina, close of war. (Born in Houston County, Georgia, July 3, 1847.) (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists Zachariah T. Vinson [age 3] living with brothers Curtis[1], Joseph [6], Daniel [8], Levin [16], and parents James [51] and Francis [31]. Page No: 625 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 312B Dwelling #112 Not to be confused with other VINSON families {p.630 7 p. 636}. Find-A-Grave: Zachary Taylor Vinson

Vinson, Daniel -- Enlisted as a private in Company C, 6th Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 27, 1861. Discharged August 18, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant of Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 27, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured in Pitt County, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 17, 1865. (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists Zachariah T. Vinson [age 3] living with brothers Curtis[1], Joseph [6], DANIEL [8], Levin [16], and parents James [51] and Francis [31]. Page No: 625 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 312B Dwelling #112 Not to be confused with other VINSON families {p.630 7 p. 636}.

Vinson, Joseph S. (or Josiah S.) -- Enlisted as a private in Company C, 6th Regiment Georgia inf. May 27, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, April 20, 1864; to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Paroled at Headquarters 2nd Military District, Department of North Carolina, Bunn's House, April 20, 1865. (Born in Houston County, Georgia, July 30, 1844. Died February 18, 1925. OBITUARYObit
(Buried Bason Cemetery, Stevens Street, Warner Robins, GA. ( More Memorial Info Find-A-Grave ) Married Julia Emma Bason [sister of Sgt. James G. Bason & John W. Bason] Jan. 8, 1868.) (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists Zachariah T. Vinson [age 3] living with brothers Curtis[1], JOSEPH [6], Daniel [8], Levin [16], and parents James [51] and Francis [31]. Page No: 625 Reel no: M432-74 Division: Upper 5th District Sheet No: 312B Dwelling #112 Not to be confused with other VINSON families {p.630 7 p. 636}. Josiah was most likely a cousin to Joseph and son of Josiah and Eliza Vinson (p. 636). ) Joseph Steadman Vinson

Vinson, William Levin -- Enlisted as a private in Company E, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops November 16, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant January 18, 1862. Mustered out April 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant of Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry as 1st Sergeant July 11, 1864; to Company D, 2nd Regiment Florida Cavalry February 6, 1865. (1850 Houston County CENSUS lists WILLIAM Vinson [age 13] living with brothers Josiah, Jr.[17], Benjamin [15], Levin [11], and parents Josiah [55] and Eliza [42]. Page No: 636 Reel no: M432-74 Division: The 6th District Sheet No: 318A Dwelling #187. Another WILLIAM [age 12], lives with parents Benjamin [48] and Mary [30] and siblings on same CENSUS page, dwelling #186.)

Waldrop, P. J. -- Enlisted as a private in Company I, 7th Regiment Georgia State Troops, November 9, 1861. Mustered out May 9, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, while on courier duty, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 22, 1865.

Watson, Winningham -- Private - May 31, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Captured near Greenville, North Carolina, February 18, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 22, 1865. (Born in Georgia, March 1, 1836.)

Williams, J. A. -- Private - May 31, 1862. Discharged, furnished L. L. Raffield as substitute, May 31, 1862

62nd Georgia Regiment Info

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The 62nd Regiment Georgia Infantry, was designated the 62nd Regiment Georgia Cavalry, and was broken up July 11, 1864, or October 25, 1864 and became the 8th Regiment Georgia Cavalry.

Some companies of this regiment were transferred to Cavalry and surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, May 26, 1865. Others were paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 1865.

8th Cavalry Regiment was organized in July, 1864, by consolidating seven companies of the 62nd Regiment and three of the 20th Battalion Georgia Partisan Rangers. It served in J. Dearing's Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia and was active in the Petersburg siege north and south of the James River and around Appomattox. The unit cut through the Federal lines at Appomattox Court House and disbanded April 11, 1865. Company G was attached to the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, saw action in the Battle of Bentonville, and surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. Its commanders were Colonel Joel R. Griffin, Lieutenant Colonel John W. Millen, and Major William G. Thomson.
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