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MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANY A, 23d REGIMENT GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY ARMY OF TENNESSEE C. S. A. BARTOW COUNTY, GEORGIA BARTOW YANKEE KILLERS

OFFICERS: Pool, Benjamin G. P.-Captain August 31, 186l. Resigned April 22, 1862. Elected Captain of a company bearing his name, Six Months Local Defense Troops, Bartow County, Ga., August 19, 1863. No later record.

Irwin, Clayton F.- 1st Lieutenant August 31, 1861. Resigned, disability, February 8, 1862. Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, June 3,1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 4,1864.

Boston, William J. -2d Lieutenant August 31, 1861. Elected Captain April 22, 1862 ; Major August 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26,1865.

Davis, Tyre B.-Jr. 2d Lieutenant August 31, 1861. Elected 2d Lieutenant April 22, 1862; 1st Lieutenant February 21, 1864; Captain January 4,1865. No later record.

Covington, William F.- 1st Sergeant August 31,1861. Discharged, disability, April 22, 1862. (Born in Spartanburg, S. C. May.12, 1823.)

Alexander, Joseph L.-2d Sergeant August 31, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Va. May 31,1862.

Costner, Thomas P.-3d Sergeant August 31, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant January 1863. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Fla. February 20, 1864. Died of wounds February 21,1864.

Goodwin, S. S.-4th Sergeant August 31, 1861. Appears last on roll for December 31,1861.

Bruce, Lumpkin-1st Corporal August 31, 1861. Appears last on roll for December 31,1861.

Logan, Joseph–2d Corporal August 31, 1861. Discharged April 22,1862.

Guyton, D. J.-3d Corporal August 31, 1861. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26,1865. (Born in Georgia in 1842.)

Hunt, George W.-4th Corporal August 31,1861. Captured in 1862. Paroled September 30, 1862. Appointed Ensign January 5, 1863. No later record.

PRIVATES:

Alexander, B. J.- private August 31,1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant February 8, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862. Resigned on account of wounds December 23,1862.

Arnold, J. Willis- private August 31,1861. Appointed 2d Corporal in 1863. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3, 1863. Exchanged at City Point, Va. May 23, 1863. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Fla. February 20,1864.

Baker, James W.- private August 31, 1861. Wounded at Malvern Hill, Va. July 1, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Barron, John A.- private August 31, 1861. Discharged, disability, April 16,1862.

Bentley, Dotson- private April 3, 1862. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Bentley, G. M.- private January 10, 1864. Died of brain fever at Ocean Pond, Fla. February 21,1864. Bentley, John W.- private August 31,1861. Roll for April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Bishop, John- private August 31, 1861. Died at Richmond, Va. June 13,1862. Brady, A.- private. Captured in Raleigh, N. C. hospital April 13, 1865. No later record.

Brewster, Jesse- private August 31,1861. Wounded near Peters-burg, Va. June 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Brewster, William- private August 31,1861. Killed at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17,1862. Buried in Confederate Cemetery at Hagerstown, Md.

Brown, John M.- private August 31,1861. Elected Major of the 8th Regiment Ga. State Troops December 19,1861. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga. May 1862. Elected Major, command not given. Wounded at New Hope Church, Ga. May 25, 1864. Died of wounds in 1864.

Buice, Abraham- private August 31,1861. Died at Danville, Va. August 15,1862.

Buice, Joshua- private August 31, 1861. Killed at Crampton’s Gap. Md. September 14,1862.

Burdett, Berry, Jr.- private November 11, 1861. Appears last on roll for December 31,1861.

Burdett, Berry, Sr.- private. Detailed at Iron Works. Burdett, Lindsay- private August 31,1861. Roll far April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Burdett, S. G.- private April 3,1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant in 1863. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3,1863. Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. for exchange May 1863. Exchanged at City Point, Va. May 23,1863. Elected Jr.2d Lieutenant in 1863 ;1st Lieutenant (to rank from August 15,1864 ), January 4,1865. No later record.

Cantrell, John- private August 31,1861. Discharged, disability, at Danville, Va. October 15,1862.

Cantrell, Rudisil- private August 31,1861. Roll for April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Carter, George W.- private August 31,1861. Captured at Williams-burg, Va. May 5,1862 , and sent to Fortress Monroe, Va. in 1862. Paid at Atlanta, Ga. December 11,1862. No later record.

Chitwood, Daniel- private August 31,1861. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3,1863. Received at City Point, Va. for exchange May 23,1863. Roll for April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Chitwood, John- private August 31,1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17,1862. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3, 1863. Paroled May 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Chitwood, Pleasant- private August 31, 1861. Died of chronic diarrhoea at Richmond, Va. October 30,1862. Cochran, Upson- private August 31, 1861. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3,1863. Paroled for exchange May 23,1863. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Compton, L. J.- private August 31, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Va. May 31,1862.

Copeland, A. J.- private August 31, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Va. May 31,1862.

Costner, Eli (or Castner)- private August 31, 1861. Appears last on roll for December 31,1861.

Culver, Augustus- private August 31, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Va. May 31, 1862. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3, 1863. Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. in 1863. Received at City Point, Va. May 23,1863. No later record.

Culver, H. G.- private August 31, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17,1862. Discharged December 12,1863.

Culver, Joseph- private September 3, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Culver, William M.- private August 31, 1861. Died of fever at Yorktown, Va. March 28,1862.

Daniel, James S.- private August 31, 1861. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3, 1863. Paroled May 7, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him present. Furloughed from Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Va. for 30 days from July 13, 1864. No later record.

Davis, Elnathan- private August 31, 1861. Transferred to Co. E, January 1862. Discharged on account of old age and debility at Yorktown, Va. January 30,1862.

Davis, George W.- private August 31, 1861. Transferred to Co. K, December 16,1861 ; to Co. F, l6th Regiment Ga. Inf. December 22,1861. Left at Goldsboro, N. C. sick, April 5,1862. No later record.

Dobbs, Charles F.- private August 31, 1861. Absent without leave November 1-December 31,1861. No later record.

Dunn, William M.- private August 31, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Va. May 31, 1862. Appointed 3d Sergeant in 1863. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3,1863. Paroled at City Point, Va. for exchange May 23, 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26,1865.

Edwards, Hosea- private August 31, 1861. Died of disease at Winchester, Va. November 2,1862.

Hays, J. B.- private August 31, 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal in 1863. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3,1863. Exchanged at City Point, Va. May 23, 1863. Appointed 1st Sergeant September 1863. Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va. June 3, 1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Va, wounded in thigh, June 3, 1864. No later record.

Helton, Joseph Isham- private August 31, 1861. Roll dated April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him “present- pioneer.” No later record.

Helton, Marion- private August 10, 1863. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Fla. February 20, 1864. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Hunt, Z. T.- private August 31, 1861. Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va. June 3, 1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Va. wounded in neck, June 6, 1864 , and died there of wounds July 2,1864. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Jenkins, Ephraim- private August 31, 1861. Appointed 2d Sergeant in 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Jenkins, Henry- private August 31, 1861. Captured and paroled at Anderson, S. C. May 3,1865.

Keen, John B.- private August 31, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Va. May 30,1862. (Born in Virginia in 1840.)

Knight, Joshua- private August 31, 1861. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3, 1863. Exchanged at City Point, Va. May 23,1863. Wounded in 1864. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him “Present in arrest for desertion.” No later record.

Lawrence, A. J.- private August 31, 1861. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 2, 1863. Paroled at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C., June 10, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Lawrence, William M.- private August 31, 1861. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3, 1863. Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. May 1863. Received at City Point, Va. for exchange May 23, 1863. Appointed 2d Sergeant February 24, 1864. Killed at Cold Harbor, Va. June 3,1864.

Lee, A. W.- private August 31,1861. Died at Richmond, Va. May 20,1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Lee, Jefferson O.- private August 31, 1861. Died of fever at Richmond, Va. July 1862.

Lewis, Pickens R.- private August 31, 1861. Home on sick furlough December 16, 1861 -February 28, 1862. Detailed in Quartermaster Dept. at Richmond, Va. April 8, 1862. Received pay at Atlanta, Ga. September 26,1862. No later record.

Martin, George W. (or Martina)- private August 31, 1861. Wounded at Malvern Hill, Va. July 1, 1862. Died of wounds July 12,1862.

Mathis, Daniel-See private , Co. K.

McElwee, Thomas- private September 3, 1861. Wounded at Crampton’s Gap, Md. September 14, 1862. Died of wounds at Sharpsburg, Md. September 20,1862.

McEntyre, Obediah (or Mclntyre)- private August 31, 1861. Appears last on roll for December 31,1861.

Minyard, Thomas A.(or Maynard)-See private , Co. I. Motes, James C.- private August 31,1861. Detailed in Richmond, Va. hospital in 1863. On detached duty in Quartermaster Supply Depot at Atlanta, Ga. April 30,1864. No later record.

Motes, Wesley M.- private August 31,1861. Died at Yorktown, Va. January 26,1862.

Nix, Newton- private August 31, 1861. Died of erysipelas in General Hospital #18, at Richmond, Va. July 6,1862. Patterson, A. J.- private August 31,1861. Appointed Sergeant. Killed at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17,1862.

Pinson, Elbert N.- private August 31,1861. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3,1863. Exchanged at City Point, Va. May 23, 1863. Dropped from rolls for continued absence without leave April 30,1864.

Reed, Robert- private February 3,1864. Deserted at Baldwin, Fla. March 12,1864.

Reid, James (or Reed)- private August 31, 1861. Deserted in 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. August 10,1864 , and again at Louisville, Ky. August 29,1864 , when he was released to remain north of Ohio River during war.

Reid, John H.(or Reed)- private August 31,1861. Died at York-town, Va. January 6,1862.

Roberts, Stephen T.-Enlisted as a private in Co. G, l8th Regiment Ga. Inf. May l,186l. Transferred to Co. A,23d Regiment Ga. Inf. December 1,1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant; Quartermaster Sergeant in 1862. Elected 2d Lieutenant of Co. E,64th Regiment Ga. Inf. March 2,1863. Resigned January 10,1865.

Rouce, James Marion (or Rouse)- private August 31, 1861. Wounded at Malvern Hill, Va. July 1,1862. Discharged, disability, March 30,1863.

Rouce, James M.(or Rouse)- private August 31,1861. Wounded at Malvern Hill, Va. July 1,1862. Deserted in 1864. Arrested and brought back March 1864. Captured at Weldon Railroad, Va. August 19,1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Point Lookout, Md., released and enlisted in U. S. service October 14,1864.

Sanders, Allen- private August 31,1861. Died at Richmond, Va. August 21,1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery. Shepherd, Thomas (or Shepard)- private August 31,1861. Roll for April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Shinall, Berry- private August 31,1861. Appointed 3d Corporal in 1863. Roll for April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Sizemore, Ansel- private August 31,1861. Detailed to work in iron furnace but went to Army of Tennessee and was killed. Smith, William- private August 8,1863. Wounded through right breast at Morris Island, S. C. September 6,1863. Roll for April 30, 1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Strain, William A.- private August 8,1863. Roll far April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Strickland, Samuel- private August 31,1861. Wounded in 1862. Died of wounds at Richmond, Va. September 1, 1862. Buried in Confederate Cemetery at Charlottesville, Va.

Tracey, McDonald (or Tracy)- private November 11,1861. Appears last on roll for December 31,1861.

Vincent, Levi- private August 31, 1861. Captured in 1862. Paroled October 2,1862. Exchanged at Aiken’s Landing, Va. November 10, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal in 1863. Transferred from Chimborazo Hospital #5, at Richmond, Va. to Lynchburg, Va., suffering from contusion of back, May 23,1864. No later record.

Waters, Adolphus- private September 13,1861. Discharged at Richmond, Va., on account of fracture of right thigh which rendered him incapable for service, June 3,1862.

Wheeler, William H.- private August 31,1861. Captured in 1863. Roll for April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26,1865. (Born in Bartow County, Ga. in 1840.)

Williams, George- private November 11,1861. Deserted at Old Fair Grounds, Va. November 15,1861.

Williams, J. F. M.- private August 31, 1861. Discharged, disability, December 23,1861.

Wood, Berry- private August 31,1861. Roll for April 30,1864 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Wood, W. J.- private February 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26,1865.

Wright, Henry- private November 12, 1863. Wounded at Weldon Railroad, Va. August 18,1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Va. March 23,1865. Deserted March 31,1865.

Wright, James M.- private August 31,1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant in 1863. Captured at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3,1863. Exchanged at Aiken’s Landing, Va. May 23,1863. Killed at Bentonville, N. C. March 18,1865.

Wright, Samuel- private August 31,1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26,1865.

Young, Burrell L.-Enlisted as a private in Co. H, l8th Regiment Ga. Inf. June 13,1861. Transferred to Co. A,23d Regiment Ga. Inf. November 19,1861 ; to Co. I, December 18,1861. Died at Frederick City, Md. October 17,1862.

Young, Henry- private August 31,1861. Transferred to Co. H, 18th Regiment Ga. Inf. November 19,1861. Appointed wagon master. On recruiting service February 28,1862. Went into service at Camp McDonald, Ga. August 31, 1861. Ordered to Virginia November 11, 1861. Reached Richmond, Va. November 15,1861 , and went into camp at Old Fair Grounds.