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Muster Roll For

61st Regiment, Co. I, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, CSA


Thomson Guards of Bibb County, GA.
(Thomson is Correct Spelling)

Van Valkenburg, James D.  Captain -  September   24, 1861.  Elected Major July l, 1863 ; Lieutenant Colonel May 12, 1864.  Killed at Monocacy, Md.  July 9, 1864 .  Virgin, Charles Summers-1st Lieutenant - September 24, 1861 .  Elected Captain July 2, 1863.  Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va.  June   27, 1864.  Captured at Fisher's Hill, Va.  September 22, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, Del. June 17, 1865.  Died at Macon, Ga.  Lewis, Edward P. 2nd Lieutenant - September 24, 1861. Killed at 2nd Manassas, Va.  August 28, 1862.  Jeffers, Eugene  Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - September   24, 1861.  Elected 1st Lieutenant July 2, 1863.  Captured near Spotsylvania, Va.  May 10, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, Del. June 15, 1865.  Berry, Samuel W.  1st Sergeant -  September 24, 1861.  Killed at Cold Harbor, Va. June 27, 1862.  Sims, George W.  2nd Sergeant -  September 24, 1861 ; 1st Sergeant in 1862. Severely wounded through left foot and right leg at 2nd Manassas, Va.  August 30, 1862.  Detailed, General Order #96, in enrollment service on account of wounds, October 1862, and remained  on said service until close of war. (Born at Macon, Ga. in 1834.) Avant, William R.  3rd Sergeant - September 24, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant July 2, 1863 ; 2nd Lieutenant July 1863.  Captured at Gettysburg, Pa.  July 1, 1863 .  Released at Fort Delaware, Del.  June 12, 1865.  Died in Macon, Ga.  Norris, George C.  4th Sergeant - September  24, 1861. Appointed 3d Sergeant.  Wounded in left arm, necessitating amputation at shoulder, at Gettysburg, Pa. July 1, 1863.  Discharged, disability.  Died in 1901.  (Born in Ga. Died in 1901.) Simpson, James A.  5th Sergeant - September 24, 1861.  Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va.  June 27, 1862. Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July   1, 1863. Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. February 1865. (Born in Butts County, Ga.  November 13, 1836.) Rape, T. M. C. 1st Corporal - September 24, 1861.  Killed at Sharpsburg, Md.  September 17, 1862.  Shaw, W. P.  2nd Corporal - September 24, 1861. Wounded in hand at Cedar Mountain, Va.  August 9, 1862.  James, James Rufus-3rd Corporal - May 5, 1862.  Appointed 1st Sergeant. Wounded in right arm at Sharpsburg, Md.  September 17, 1862 in right leg at Gettysburg, Pa. July 1,1863.  Elected Jr.  2nd Lieutenant August 23, 1863.  Wounded at Petersburg, Va.  June   9, 1864 ; through both thighs at Fort Steadman, Va.  March   25, 1865.  Captured in Richmond, Va. hospital April 3, 1865.  Released at Johnson's Island, O.  June 18, 1865.  (Born in Twiggs County, Ga.  November 24, 1841.  Died at Butler, Ga.  December 12, 1919.) Clark, Joshua G. - Enlisted as a  private  in Co. A, 1st Confederate Regiment Inf.  March 15, 1861.  Discharged by expiration of term of service March 27, 1862.  Appointed 4th Corporal of Co. I, 61st Regiment   Ga. Inf.  May 2, 1862.  Wounded at Wilderness, Va.  May 6, 1864.  Died from wounds in General Hospital at Charlottesville, Va.  May   21, 1864.  Amerson, Charles  Private - September 24, 1861.  Captured at Spotsyl- vania, Va.  May 12, 1864.  Released at Elmira, N. Y.  July 1865 .  (Born in Washington County, Ga.  January 12, 1846. (Died in Con- federate Soldiers Home, Atlanta, Ga.  October 1921.) Anderson, J. P. Private - September 24, 1861.  Captured, date and place not given.  Died at Elmira, N.  Y. in 1864.  Grave #2043, Woodlawn National Cemetery.  Arnold, John W. Private - September 24, 1861.  Captured at Spotsyl- vania, Va.  May 12, 1864.  Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March 1865 , shows him a "Prisoner of War. " Arnold, S. D. Private - May 10, 1862.  Wounded and captured at Monocacy, Md.  July 10, 1864.  Exchanged at Point Lookout, Md.  October 30, 1864.  Captured, date and place not given.  Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March 1865 , shows him a "Prisoner of War." Arnold, William B. Private - May 22, 1862.  Wounded, shoulder permanently disabled at Sharpsburg, Md. , September 17, 1862.  Sur- rendered at Appomattox, Va.  April 9, 1865. (Born in Ga.  February 17, 1833.) Barnett, James Private - September 24, 1861.  Appointed 1st Corporal.  Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va.  December 13, 1862.  Wounded in arm, necessitating amputation, at Gettysburg, Pa.  July 1, 1863.  Re- tired to Invalid Corps, P. A. C. S., October 28, 1864. Assigned to duty at Columbia, S. C.  November 15, 1864.  Berry, William H. Private - September 24, 1861.  Surrendered at Appo- mattox, Va.  April 9, 1865.  (Born in Henry County, Ga.  in 1828.  Died at Macon, Ga.  February  1872.) Bivins, George T. Private - 1861.  Died in Richmond, Va.  hospital July 24, 1862.  Blair, B. T. Private - 1861.  Roll dated Petersburg, Pa.  March 1865, shows him absent.  Blair, James P. Private - March 31, 1864.  Discharged, disability, April 20, 1864.  (Born in 1847.) Blair, Joseph Private - 1861.  Killed at South Mountain, Md.  August    29, 1862.  Blair, McKenzie C. Private - May   12, 1862.  Wounded in breast and both arms broken at Malvern Hill, Va.  Surrendered at Appo- mattox, Va. April 9, 1865. (Born in Bibb County, Ga.  May 15, 1826.) Bone, C. N. Private - September 24, 1861.  Killed at Sharpsburg, Md.  September 17, 1862.  Boothe, William Private - 1861.  Surrendered at Appomattox, Va.  April 9, 1865.  Braddock, William A. Private - October 8, 1861.  Captured near Wash- ington, D. C.  May 17, 1864.  Released at Elmira, N. Y.  May 29, 1865.  Brannan, John H. Private - September 24, 1861.  Died in Lynchburg, Va. hospital December 1862.  Buried there in Confederate Cemetery.  #8, 4th Line, Lot 79-Booker's Factory, January  7, 1863.  Brice, William H. Private - May 6, 1862. Wounded in right side, hip and back, resulting in paralysis, at Cold Harbor, Va. June 27, 1862. Captured at Fisher's Hill, Va. September 22, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout, Md.  and transferred to Aiken's Landing, Va.  for exchange March  17, 1865.  (Born in Ga. in 1844.) Bridges, William R. Private - 1861.  Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md.  September 17, 1862.  Brown, William Thomas Private - May 16, 1862. Wounded slightly at Fredericksburg, Va. December 13, 1862.  Captured, date and place not given.  Roll for August 31, 1864 ,  last on file, shows him "Absent, in hands of enemy." (Born in Georgia Oct, 1842)(Died, Nov 23, 1912 in Pulaski Co., Ga.) Burkett, Robert Private - May 2, 1862.  Surrendered at Appomat- tox, Va.  April 9, 1865.  Chapman, Giles M. Private - September 24, 1861.  Killed at Wilderness, Va. May 5, 1864.  Chapman, James P. Private - September 24, 1861.  Wounded in left leg necessitating amputation below the knee, at Monocacy, Md.  July   9, 1864.  Captured, date and place not given.  Roll dated Peters- burg, Va.  March  1865, shows he was a "Prisoner of War." (Born in Ga.  September 25, 1836.  Died at Macon, Ga.  September 27, 1899.) Cobb, Joel Private - September 24, 1861.  Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 1, 1863. Released February 11, 1864. Absent, sick, April 30, 1864.  Dail, James D. (or Dial) Private - September 24, 1861. Died in Staun- ton, Va. hospital in 1862.  Davis, J. C. Private - 1861.  Died in Winchester, Va.  hospital in 1862.  Davis, William J. - Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October  1, 1861.  Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga.  May 2, 1862.  Enlisted as a  private  in Co. I, 61st Regiment Ga. Inf. May 6, 1862.  Wounded in left hand at Wilder- ness, Va. May 6, 1864.  Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Rich- mond, Va., on account of wounds, May 10, 1864.  Captured at Win- chester, Va. September 19, 1864. Released at Point Lookout, Md. October   18, 1864, on joining U. S. Army.  Davidson, Isaac Private - May 10, 1862.  Captured at Winchester, Va.  October 26, 1864.  Exchanged October 30, 1864. Roll dated Peters- burg, Va.  March 1865, shows he was a "Prisoner of War." Davidson, John Private - 1861.  Captured August 3, 1864.  Paroled on account of sickness and sent to hospital, and then sent home October 1864.  Disabled from typhoid fever in 1864.  In hospital April   1865. (Born in Twiggs County, Ga. in 1832.  Died at Macon, Ga.  in 1883.) Davidson, Joseph H. Private Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March   1865 , shows him absent.  DeFoor, Joseph A. (or DeFore) Private  May 12, 1862.  Ap- pointed company Commissary.  Surrendered at Appomattox, Va.  April 9, 1865.  Dodson, I. (or J.) - Private.  Captured, date and place not given.  Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March 1865, shows him a "Prisoner of War." Doyle, John Private - 1861.  Discharged at Charleston, S. C. in 1862.  Drew, Newlett Private -  May  1862.  Died of measles at Charlottes- ville, Va.  July  1862.  Buried there in Confederate Cemetery.  Flowers, Charles H. Private -  October 1, 1861.  Appears last on roll for December 31, 1861.  Died at Macon, Ga.  March 6, 1903.  Ford, Josiah Private -  May 1862 .  On sick furlough at Macon, Ga.  November-December 1862. In Richmond, Va. hospital March-April 1863. Re-turned to duty February  1864.  Sick in Lynchburg, Va.  hospital April-August 1864.  Captured at Farmville, Va.  April 6, 1865.  Ford, William Private -  September 24, 1861.  Wounded at 2nd Manas- sas, Va.  August 28, 1862.  Killed at Gettysburg, Pa.  July 1, 1863.  Goodyear, Benjamin S. Private -  May 18, 1862 .  Appointed Musi- cian ; Hospital Steward.  Surrendered at Appomattox, Va.  April 9, 1865.  (Born in Ga. December 28, 1846.)  Gresham, William H. Private -  September 24, 1861.  Captured, date and place not given.  Released at Elmira, N.  Y.  July 1865.  (Born in Jones County, Ga.  February 8, 1830.) Gresham, W. J. Private -  May   10, 1862.  Missing at Fredericks- burg, Va.  December 13, 1862.  "Supposed to have been killed." Grist, Fred N. Private -  September 24, 1861.  Discharged September 5, 1862.  Grist, Ransom Private - September 24, 1861.  Discharged, disabled by chronic rheumatism, December 10, 1862.  Groomes, Sanford Private - October 20, 1861.  Sick in Danville, Va.  hospital January - February  1864.  Discharged April 22, 1864 .  Hambrick, James Private - May 1, 1862.  Died of typhoid fever in University of Virginia Hospital at Charlottesville, Va. July   10, 1862.  Buried there in Confederate Cemetery.  Harrell, W. H. (or Harwell) Private - 1861.  Discharged, disabled by hepatitis, February  2, 1863.  Heath, William M. Private - May 2, 1862 .  Captured at Spotsyl- vania, Va.  May 20, 1864.  Paroled at Elmira, N.  Y.  March 2, 1865 , and sent to James River, Va.  for exchange.  Admitted to General Hospital #9, at Richmond, Va.  March  10, 1865.  Furloughed for 30 days March  11, 1865.  (Born in Ga. in 1834.) Herndon, M. P. Private - 1861. Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Va.  August 28, 1862; Wilderness, Va.  May 5, 1864.  Pension records show he surrendered at Macon, Ga. in 1865.  (Born in Wilkinson County, Ga. in 1830.) Jackson, William Private - October 1, 1861.  Appointed 4th Corporal.  Wounded in Virginia August  29, 1864. Died from wounds August 30, 1864 Buried in Winchester, Va. cemetery.  Jessup, W. F. Private -  1861.  Wounded at Mine Run, Va.  November 28, 1863.  Captured, date and place not given.  Died at Elmira, N. Y.  Grave 2843, Woodlawn National Cemetery.  Johnson, L. Private - May 10, 1862.  Sick at Farmville, Va.  December   1862.  Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March  1865 , shows him absent.  Jones, Anguish McD. Private - May  7, 1862.  Captured at Spotsyl- vania, Va.  May 12, 1864.  Paroled at Elmira, N.  Y.  and sent to James River, Va.  for exchange February  20, 1865.  Admitted to Rich- mond, Va. hospital February  28, 1865 and transferred to Howard Grove Hospital there March 1, 1865.  Jones, Charles W. Private - September 24, 1861. Wounded at 2d Manassas, Va. August  28, 1862; in ankle at Gettysburg, Pa. July 1, 1863. Discharged, disability.(Born in Ga. January  1, 1825. Died at Macon, Ga.) Jones, G. Berry Private in 1862.  Died at Macon, Ga. Buried there in Rose Hill Cemetery. Jones, H. R. Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga.  State Troops October 21, 1861.  Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga.  May  2, 1862.  Enlisted as a  private in Co.  I, 61st Regiment   Ga. Inf.  May 2, 1862. Discharged, disability, at Rich- mond, Va.  July 8, 1862.  Kelly, W. P. Private - September 24, 1861.  Appointed 4th Sergeant. Captured at Spotsylvania, Va.  May   12, 1864.  Roll dated Peters- burg, Va.  March 1865, shows him a "Prisoner of War." Kent, Guiford See Private, Company C. Kilpatrick, J. J. (or J. L.) Private - September 24, 1861.  Killed.  King, Anguish McDonald (or Angus McDonald Private - May 7, 1862.  Wounded in hand, necessitating amputation of 3 fingers, at 2nd Manassas, Va. August 28, 1862. Captured at Spotsylvania, Va.  May 12, 1864.  Paroled at Elmira, N. Y., and sent James River, Va. for exchange February 20, 1865.  Admitted to Richmond, Va. hos- pital February 28, 1865, and transferred to Howard Grove Hospital there March 1, 1865.  (Born in Ga.  April 27, 1840.) King, John V. Private - September 24, 1861. Discharged, disability, near New Market, Va. November 1864. (Born in Twiggs County, Ga.  in 1827 or January 1, 1840.) King, J. A. Private - May 10, 1862.  Appointed 5th Sergeant. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. September  17, 1862. Captured at Fisher's Hill, Va.  September 22, 1864. Released June  28, 1865. King, William Snipes, #1 Private - April 25, 1862. Captured at Sharpsburg, Md.  September 28, 1862. Paroled at Fort McHenry, Md. October 13, 1862. Received at Aiken's Landing, Va. for exchange October 17, 1862. Captured at Wilderness, Va. May 12, 1864. Released at Elmira, N. Y. June 21, 1865. King, William Snipes, #2 Private - May 9, 1862. Died in Houston or Jones County, Ga. November 6, 1862. Knight, J. T. Private - 1861. Killed at Fisher's Hill, Va. September 22, 1864. Lancaster, L. C. Private - May 10, 1862. Detailed for hospital service, being unable for active service, May-June 1863. Dis- charged at Orange Court House, Va. in 1864. Lovett, J. Private - September 24, 1861. Mathias, William (or Mathis) Private - May 12, 1862. Left sick in Winchester, Va. hospital October 1862. Never heard from. Miller, Augustus H. Private - 1861. Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 4, 1863.  Died at Fort Delaware, Del.  July 11, 1864. Miller, George W. Private - 1861. Wounded in leg, necessitating amputation above knee, at Gettysburg, Pa.  July 1, 1863.  Dis- charged, disability.  (Born in Ga. August 14, 1843.) Miller, James Private - 1861.  Killed at Fredericksburg, Va.  December   13, 1862.  Miller, M. V. Private - 1861.  Died in Virginia June  29, 1862.  Miller, Newell H. Private - 1861.  Killed at 2nd Manassas, Va.  August 28, 1862.  Miller, W. G. T. Private - 1861.  Killed in Valley of Virginia in 1864.  Mims, Henry R. Private - May 10, 1862.  Appointed Ordnance Sergeant.  Received $100. 00 bounty, October 31, 1864.  Moncrief, Joseph J. Private - May 6, 1862.  Transferred to Co. K.  Captured at Winchester, Va.  September  19, 1864 .  Sent to Point Look- out, Md.  September   23, 1864.  Received at Cox's Landing, James River, Va.  for exchange, February 14, 1865.  (Born in Ga.  May 28, 1832)  Died in Crawford Co.  Ga.  November  19, 1912.) Moore, Thomas W. Private - 1861.  Died of measles June 15, 1862.  Norris, Dennis A. Private - 1861.  Captured, date and place not given.  Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March  1865, shows him a "Prisoner  of War." Owens, Jonathan P. Private - 1861.  Wounded, left leg disabled at Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864.  Discharged, disability. (Born in Ga.  April 12, 1829.) Peavey, John J. Private - May 1862.  Surrendered at Appomattox, Va.  April  9, 1865.  (Born in Bulloch County, Ga. in 1831.  Died at Macon, Ga.  November 3, 1899.) Peavy, J. G. Private - May 10, 1862.  Captured at Monocacy, Md.  July 10, 1864.  Received at Fort McHenry, Md.  August 30, 1864.  Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March   1865, shows him a "Prisoner of War." Peyton, John B. Private - May 5, 1862.  Surrendered at Appomat- tox, Va.  April 9, 1865.  Peyton, Thomas C Private - September 24, 1861.  Died in Charlottes- ville, Va.  hospital July 1862.  Buried in Confederate Cemetery at Lynchburg, Va.  July 9, 1862.  No. 10, 3d Line Lot 161-Warwick House.  Pitts, A. F. Private - September 24, 1861.  Died in Charlottesville.  Va.  hospital in 1862.  Poole, William W. Private - September 24, 1861.  Pension records show he was at home on furlough and was en-route to command when war closed (Born in Bibb County, Ga.  September  18, 1841.) Raines, BurtonEnlisted as a Private - in Co.  G, 2d Regiment,1st Brigade, Ga.  State Troops October 27, 1861.  Mustered out April 1862.  Enlisted as a  private  in Co.  I, 61st Regiment Ga. Inf.  Killed at Gettysburg, Pa.  July 2, 1863.  Raines, Cullen Private - May 2, 1862.  Surrendered at Appomat- tox, Va.  April 9, 1865.  (Born in Ga. in 1840.) Rape, Martin G. (or Milton G.) Private - September  24, 1861.  Died September 17, 1862.  Reese, Joseph Private - September 24, 1861.  Discharged in 1863.  Renfroe, Solomon Private - September  24, 1861.  Killed at Fredericks- burg, Va.  December 13, 1862.  Reynolds, Robert F. Private - September 24, 1861.  Wounded, date and place not given.  Discharged at General Hospital, Farmville, Va.  because of paralysis of left arm, in 1862.  Ricks, Lucien C. Private - October 1, 1861.  Appointed 4th Sergeant.  Appears last on roll for December 31, 1861.  Roberts, William Private - September 24, 1861.  Killed at Fredericks- burg, Va.  December 13, 1862.  Roberts, Zachariah Private - September 24, 1861.  Died in Lynchburg, Va.  hospital December 1862.  Buried there in Confederate Cemetery.  No. 6,1st Line, Lot 101-Christain's, December 31, 1862.  Ruffee, John (or Ruffe or Roff) Private - 1861. Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va. December  13, 1862. Died at Macon, Ga. January  1885.  Scott, Henry R. Private - April 25, 1862.  Discharged, disability, at Macon, Ga.  January 27, 1864.  Seaborn, David Private - 1861.  Killed in 1863.  Shaw, John R. Private - May 16, 1862.  Appointed Musician.  Cap- tured at Wilderness, Va.  May 6, 1864.  Released at Fort Delaware, Del.  June 16, 1865.  (Born in Baldwin County, Ga.  in 1831.) Sherard, W. J. Private - 1862.  Died at Richmond, Va.  November 12, 1864.  Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.  Shelton, W. L. Private - October 8, 1861.  Appointed Musician December  31, 1861 .  Transferred to Co.  A, 20th Regiment Ga. Inf.  Sizemore, George W. Enlisted as a  Private in Co.  C, 1st In- dependent Battn.  Ga.  State Troops October 17, 1861.  Mustered out at Camp Lee, near Savannah, Ga.  May 1862.  Enlisted as a  private  in Co.  I, 61st Regiment   Ga.  Inf.  May 1, 1862.  Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa.  July  1, 1863.  Released at Fort Delaware, Del.  May   12, 1865.  (Born in Ga.  September  1, 1840.) Skipper, J. W. Private - May 10, 1862.  Discharged, disability, from General Hospital October 7, 1862.  Smallwood, Jacob Private - 1861.  Killed at Cedar Creek, Va.  October   19, 1864.  Spicer, Lodwick Enlisted as a  private, Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October  21, 1861.  Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga.  May  1862.  Enlisted as a  private  in Co. I, 61st Regiment  Ga. Inf.  May  2, 1862. Appointed 2d Corporal. Captured at Winchester, Va.  September 19, 1864.  Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March  1865, shows he was a "Prisoner of War." Spicer, W. H. Private - 1861.  Killed at Winchester, Va.  September  19, 1864.  Stafford, W. J. Private - May 9, 1862.  Pension records show he surrendered at Appomattox, Va.  April 9, 1865.  (Born in Twiggs County, Ga.  November  2, 1833.) Stafford, W. S. Private .  Taylor, William T. Private - May 12, 1862.  Captured at Hagers- town, Md.  June 30, 1863.  Released at Point Lookout, Md.  March   3, 1864, and enlisted in U. S.  service same date.  Thompson, James A. Private  September 24, 1861.  Transferred to Cavalry.  Died in hospital.  Venable, James E. Private - May 10, 1862.  On detail at Macon, Ga. Arsenal in November  1862 -August 31, 1864. Died at Macon, Ga. Wiggins, H. E. Private - 1862.  Died in Virginia.  Buried in Con- federate Cemetery at Spotsylvania, Va.  Williams, Milton Private - December 1862.  Wounded at Fredericks- burg, Va.  December  13, 1862, and sent to hospital.  Returned to duty October   1863.  Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March   1865, shows him present.  Wilson, John R. Private - 1861.  Roll dated Petersburg, Va.  March   1865, shows him absent.  Wilson, M. Thomas Private. Wolfe, Hilliard E. Private - September   24, 1861.  Wounded at Gettys- burg, Va.  July  1, 1863, and captured there July 3, 1863.  Sent to Elmira, N. Y.  March  17, 1865.  (Born in South Carolina February  6, 1832.)
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