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William P. Johnson


Miller Grays




Miller County Georgia Archives - Military Miller Grays


(From Albany Georgia Newspaper)

Thursday, August 15, 1861


Muster Roll of The Miller Grays, Miller County Georgia


G. P. Johnson
H. W. Johnson
S. A. Johnson
W. P. Johnson



Page 153 - Johnson, Jared thru Johnson     100283-101081

GSI #      LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     COMPANY         UNIT SERVED           ENROLL RANK          DISCHARGE RANK                     GSI #

101067   Johnson             Wm. P.                  G                 17th Inf. Reg't.             Private                           Private                              101067




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"The 17th Regiment was a part of Benning's Brigate (Ft. Benning was named for him), Field's Division; Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Gen. Benning and his command were with Longstreet and Lee at Appamattox 9 Apr 1865. The 17th Regiment consisted of Company A from Webster County, known as 'Webster Rifles.' Co. B was from Schley County and known as 'Schley Volunteers.' Co. C was from Muscogee County and known as 'Columbus Volnteers.' Co. D. was from Decatur County and known as 'Decatur Guards.' Co. E was from Mitchell County and apparently was simply known as Co. E. Co. F was from Muscogee County and known as Co. F. Co. H was from Harris County and known as 'Harris Bartows.' Co. I was from Stewart County and known as Co. I. Co. K was from Stewart and Webster Counties and known as 'Webster Confederate Guards.'"