Unit 161 G

Georgia 1st Georgia Regulars

Company G

Fain, John S: Captain February 1, 1861. Resigned September 11, 1861. Elected Captain of Co. K, 8th Regiment Ga. State Troops November 7,

1861; Lieut.-Colonel December 14, 1861. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga. May 1862. Elected Lieut.-Colonel and ordered to report to Smith's Legion Ga. Inf. May 21, 1862. Transferred to 65th Regiment Ga. Inf. Elected Colonel March 9, 1863. Resigned, disability, June 20, 1863.

Cannon, Henry A.---Captain.----See 1st Lieut. Co. C.

Cleveland, Henry-1st Lieutenant February 1, 1861. Appointed Cap- tain and Assistant Quartermaster and assigned to 57th Regiment Ga. Inf. October 14, 1862. Resigned March 17, 1864. Resignation not accepted. Dropped from rolls for prolonged absence without leave July 27, 1864.

Twiggs, H. D. D: 1st Lieutenant.----See 1st Lieutenant Co. D.

Atkinson, Robert Holt-2d Lieutenant February 1, 1861. Appointed Regimental Adjutant in 1861. Elected 2d Lieutenant of Co. E, 1861;1st Lieutenant of Co. A, September 3, 1861. Elected Captain of Co. C, February 20, 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Wylly, Charles Spalding-2d Lieutenant July 15, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant April 24, 1862; Captain August 25, 1864. Wounded, leg fractured, in South Carolina February 9, 1865. Sent to Augusta, Ga. hospital. Transferred to Florida hospital in 1865, where he remained until close of war.

  • Stephens, John Alexander---Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 15th Regiment Inf. July 15, 1861. Appointed 2d Corporal. Elected 2d Lieutenant Co. 6, 1st Regiment Ga. Regulars September 12, 1861. Resigned October 10, 1862. Elected Lieutenant in Captain J. W. Youngblood's Co. Signal Corps in 1862. Captured at Port Hudson, La. July 9, 1863. Paroled to report to the President in person February 5, 1865. No later record.

  • DePass, Samuel G. 2d Lieutenant August 2, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Morrell, Patrick Henry-Jr. 2d Lieutenant July 25, 1863. Elected 2d Lieutenant October 29, 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

McFarland, Edward-1st Sergeant February 14, 1861. Transferred to Co. D, July 7, 1861; to Maxwell's Battery Ga. Light Artillery. Deserted from Camp Drayton July 15, 1862.

Bragden, Dennis-2d Sergeant February 12, 1861. Transferred to Co. I in 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.




  • Dates of commission as 2d Lieutenant conflict.




Barnes, Edward-3d Sergeant March 28, 1861. Deserted at Pine Creek October 18, 1861. Lyon, Thomas J: 4th Sergeant April 18, 1861. Roll for October 1861, last on which borne, shows him present. Wounded in 1862. No record of discharge found but he enlisted in the 37th Regiment Ga. Militia in 1864. Surrendered, West Point, Ga. April 1865.

Clemency, Alexander-1st Corporal February 16, 1861. Transferred to Co. E, and appointed Sergeant. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Bird, Judson-2d Corporal February 19, 1861. Appointed Sergeant in 1861. Discharged, tuberculosis, at Camp Georgia near Manas sas, Va. December 31, 1861. Enlisted as a private in Co. D, Cobb's Legion Ga. Inf. Born November 14, 1840. Died May 15, 1911.

Kelly, Michael--3d Corporal February 15, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Discharged, disability, August 26, 1863.

Meaney, Patrick-4th Corporal February 16, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Lowndes, John R.-Musician March 1, 1861. Roll for January 20, 1863, shows him present. No later record.

Cook, Nathan-Musician March 9, 1861.. Appointed Regimental Musician. Roll for June 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Allen, John----- private.----See. Co. A.

Barnett, James----- private February 22, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Bishop, James------ private.

Brown, Josephus.-----See Co. C.

Burns, William T.------See 3d Sergeant Co. M.

Carter, Stephen G: ---- private March 1, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Casey, John----- private February 9, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Childers, Thomas L.(or Childress)-----See Co. A.

Clower, William A.------ private February 23, 1861. Appointed 1st Ser- geant. Roll for June 30, 1864, last an file, shows him present. No later record.

Connelly, Robert----- private February 18, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Constantine, Daniel------ private February 13, 1861. Transferred to Ca. B, 4th Naval Battalion Virginia Local Defense Troops. Elected Captain. Resigned February 27, 1864.

Edwards, Thomas----- private February 14, 1861. Transferred to Co. C. Roll for June 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Findley, Jeremiah (or Findlay)----- private April 14, 1861.----See Ca. A.

Frye, Preston C: ---- private February 22, 1861. Roll for June 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Grady, James (or Grade)----- private February 22, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Graham, John----- private February 15, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Gray, John J: ----See Quartermaster Sergeant.

Horan, Christopher ---- private February 19, 1861. Transferred to C. S. Navy May 2, 1864. On duty on C. S. A.. Palmetto State June 30, 1864. No later record.

Ireland, Jesse------- private March 6, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Roll for June 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Johnston, Reuben H.---Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 47th Regiment Ga. Inf. March 12, 1864. Transferred to Co. 6, 1st Regiment Ga. Regulars. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born March 16, 1846. Died at Waycross, Ga. November 15, 1939.)

Jones, L. C.-----See Co. A.

Karr, Terrence------ private February 19, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Kohlman, Henry----- private February 13, 1861. Killed at Rappahan- nock, Va. August 25, 1862.

Leddy, Andrew----- private February 18, 1861. Transferred to C. S. Navy May 2, 1864. On duty on C. S. S. Palmetto State June 30, 1864. No later record.

Lenihan, Michael----- private February 23, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Leonard, Michael-----See Co. K.

Mahan, William-------- private February 16, 1861. Died June 29, 1862.

Malloy, John----- private February 14, 1861. Transferred to Co. H, February 1, 1864; to C. S. Navy April 4, 1864. Served as ordinary seaman, Savannah, Ga. Station, in 1864. No later record.

Manger, Jacob (or Munger)----- private February 19, 1861. Appointed Regimental Musician March 15, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

McCullis, Uriah----- private June 30, 1863. Furloughed for 10 days from June 22, 1864. No later record.

McHugh, John----- private February 18, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

McLean, Milton L: ---- private March 20, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Melton, James----- private February 11, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Melton, William J.----- private February 16, 1861. Transferred to Co. A ; to Milledge's Battery Ga. Light Artillery July 15, 1862; to Reese's Company, Jeff Davis' Alabama Artillery; April 1, 1864. Paroled May 7, 1865.

Mersy, John J.----- private February 12, 1861. Discharged, disability, February 25, 1862.

Morehead, William L.----- private February 19, 1861. Roll for June 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Neese, Drury J: ---- private February 23, 1861. Paid at Charleston, S. C. August 15, 1864. No later record.

Neighbors, Benjamin F.-----See Co. M.

Neighbors, Joseph-----See Co. M.

Nichols, Charles E: ---- private March 15, 1861. Transferred to C. S. Navy July 2, 1864. Captured on board prize steamer "Don, " Atlantic Ocean, March 13, 1864. Released, Camp Hamilton, Va. Military Prison, April 25, 1864. No later record.

Nicholson, Jason-----See Co. I.

Nolan, Martin----- private February 22, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

O'Hara, James----- private February 18, 1861. Paid for reenlistment at Richmond, Va. July 7, 1862. No later record.

O'Neal, William H.-Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 2d Battn. Ga. State Troops October 31, 1861. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga. April 28, 1862. Detailed in Govt. Shops, Athens, Ga.; May 1862 June 1864. Enlisted as a private in Co. 6, 1st Regiment Ga. Regulars June 1, 1864. Wounded at Bentonville, N. C. March 18, 1865 : Paroled at Thomasville, N. C. hospital May 1, 1865.

O'Riley, James (or O'Reilly)----- private February 18, 1861. Paid $50.00 bounty for reenlisting at Richmond, Va. July 2, 1862.No later record.

O'Rourke, John----- private February 13, 1861. Transferred to Co. D, September 1861; to Maxwell's Battery Ga. Light Artillery August 1862. Deserted from Camp McEnery near Savannah, Ga. December 15, 1862.

Parish, William----- private February 18, 1861. Received pay at Rich- mond, Va. July 15, 1862. No later record.

Parr, Alvin D.-----See Co. M.

Posey, George W: ----See Co. K:

Pritchard, John W.(or Pritchett)----- private February 18, 1861. Roll for June 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Quick, William D.-----See Co. M.

Quinn, Michael----- private February 16, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Schmidt, Ludwig----- private February 21, 1861. Appears last an roll for October 31, 1861.

Shores, David------See Ca. E.

Simmons, James W.(or Symons)----- private February 18, 1861. Roll for June 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Smith, Edward----- private February 16, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Spurlock, James L: ---- private April 24, 1861. Surrendered, Greens- boro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Stewart, Robert----- private February 18, 1861. Appointed Corporal; Sergeant. Deserted to enemy at Savannah, Ga. December 21, 1864. Sent from Hilton Head, S. C. to New York City April 4, 1864. Born in Ireland.

Thornton, John----- private February 19, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Tipton, Alfred-----See Co. H.

Toole, George W: ---- private March 8, 1861. Paroled, Albany, Ga. May 22, 1865.

Walker, Daniel J.----- private January 3, 1864. Sent to General Hos- pital at Quincy, Fla. February 26, 1864. No later record.

Walker, Elisha Covington----- private January 3, 1864. Sent to General Hospital at Quincy, Fla. February 26, 1864. No later record.

Warren, John D: ---- private March 12, 1861. Discharged, disability, Apalachicola Arsenal, Fla. May 25, 1863.

Watson, Lemuel T. (or L. H.)-----See Co. K.

Weldon, Henry A. B: ---- private March 8, 1861. Appointed 1st Cor- poral; Ordnance Sergeant. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Welsh, Thomas----- private February 16, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Williams, Alexander J: ---- private April 24, 1861. On roll for December 1863, he was reported "a deserter; sent to General Hospital. Discharged as cured November 12; not reported."

Williams, W. L: ---- private April 7, 1861. Died, typhoid fever, Apalachicola Arsenal, Fla. November 1, 1863


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