Unit46b A

Georgia 12th Artillery Battalion

Company A

Newnan Artillery

Capt. James W. Anderson

This company was made up of men from Coweta County and the surrounding area. It was known as the "Newnan Artillery" and was designated as Company A at the reorganization of December 1862.

The primary source for the following information is the Compiled Service Records, GA Dept. of Archives and History, drawer 254 boxes 31-35, with additional information from the records of the Soldier Roster Commission, GA Dept. of Archives and History, RG-58-2-26 box 83 Loc. 3297-15. Information was also taken from private letters, county histories, and local newspapers when available.

PR indicates information taken from pension records.

RCS indicates information taken from the Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861 - 1865.

NG indicates information taken from reunion records of Newnan Guards and Newnan Artillery, book located at Coweta County Probate Court.

The research for this project was done by George H. Watkins, 155 Thorn Ridge Trail, Fayetteville, GA 30214

Alexander Abraham William, Pvt. Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, wounded & Captured 3/25/65 Fort Stedman near Petrsburg, VA, in Lincoln Hospital Washington D.C. 6/12/65. 1850 Census list A.W. Alexander age 28, a clerk born S.C., living Coweta Co in the household of Joseph Y. Alexander, a Clergyman. PR Widow Anna E. Alexander applied 4/7/91 Coweta Co. She stated that William was wounded in the hip at Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, and died at Newnan 7/24/68 from the wound. He suffered severe pain all that time and was never able to sit up straight or ride horseback. They married 2/15/57. Witness' J.W. Anderson, Y. Thompson, and W.W. Williams stated that the wound was the cause of death. Also certified by a pysician.

Alexander Thomas G., Sgt. Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Appointed Commissary Sgt., Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox PR Widow Sarah A. applied Coweta Co 9/5/10. Miss Sally A. Williams married Thomas G. Alexander 10/31/69 in Mariwether Co. Thomas died Senoia, GA 2/21/86. Witness Alvin D. Freeman stated that he and Thomas were both present at the Appomattox surrender. RCS Thomas served as a Cpl. in Co. A Ramsey's 1st GA in 1861. Buried Senoia City Cemetery section Y lot 2.

Anderson James W., Capt. Company Commander, Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, promoted Capt. 11/6/62, Wounded both thighs Captured Winchester, VA 9/19/64. RCS Transferred to Point Lookout for exchange 2/20/65. 1850 Census list James W. Anderson age 15, living Coweta Co. in the Household of William W. Alexander. Also living in the same household, Thomas W. Anderson. 1870 Census list James W. Anderson living Carroll Co GA age 35. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, GA row 21 sec 17, born 1835 died 1903. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st GA, promoted to Major 12/61.

Anderson Thomas Wade, Lt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, promoted 10/26/64, Wounded Fort Stedman near Petersburg 3/25/65, captured Richmond 4/3/65. 1850 Census list Thomas W. Anderson age 17 living Coweta Co. in the household of William W. Alexander. Also living in the same household, James W. Anderson. 1870 Census list Thomas W. Anderson living Coweta Co GA age 37. NG Living FL 1880's.

Angle Charles Winston, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 3/25/65 Fort Stedman, Captured 4/3/65 Richmond in Hospital, released 6/26/65 Newport News, VA. 1850 Census list Charles Angle age 20 living Carroll Co. in the household of Thomas Angle. 1870 Census list Charles Angle living Carroll Co GA age 39. PR Widow applied Douglas Co. 3/8/01. She was born 2/27/30 Campbell Co. He was born 12/29/29 Franklin Co. C.W. Angle married Artalissa Stisher 2/21/58 Campbell Co. He died 5/20/95 in Douglas Co. Witness' A.D. Freeman and J.E. Robinson state that Angle was shot at Ft. Stedman and left on battlefield. NG Living Daniell's Mill area of Douglas Co. 1880's.

Astin John J. Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62 Newnan, Wounded Discharged 4/30/63, transferred to Capt Perry's Company in MS. NG Living Palmetto, GA 1880's.

Astin Robert J. Pvt., Enlisted 1/1/64, Coosawhatchee, In Hospital 6/24/64 - 8/31/64, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox. PR Applied Campbell Co. 8/6/10. Lived in GA all his life, except 1868 in TN. Witness J.E. Robinson of Coweta Co. R.J. Astin died 10/30/10. Widow applied Fulton Co. 7/22/37. R.J. Astin married Miss Lou Riley 7/11/94 in Campbell Co. She was born 6/13/69 in GA. Husband died in Campbell Co. before receiving pension. NG Living Palmetto, GA 1880's.

Atchison William Thomas, Pvt., Enlisted 2/1/64, Coosawhatchee, Shot in mouth Maryland Hights, MD, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox. 1870 Census list Thamas W. Atchison living Coweta Co GA age 24. NG Living Fayetteville, GA 1880's.

Attaway James C., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Transferred 4/15/63 to 30 Ga. Reg. 1850 Census list James C. Ataway age 15 living Coweta Co in the household of John T. Ataway. 1870 Census list James C. Attaway living Campbell Co GA age 35.

Attaway Whitfield, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Transferred 4/15/63 to 30 Ga. Reg. Wounded. 1870 Census list Whitfield Attaway living Carroll Co GA age 39. NG Living Palmetto, GA 1880's.

Austin John N., Pvt., Enlisted 1/1/64, Coosawhatchee, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, wounded Hatcher's Run 2/5/65, admitted to hospital 2/7/65 - 3/21/65, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox, with Gen Lee. 1850 Census list John N. Austin age 3 living Campbell Co. in the household of William Austin. PR Living Sargent, Coweta Co, GA 8/30/19. Applied Coweta Co 8/20/19, age 72, GA resident all of life. Never captured, present at surrender. Witness John B. Goodwyn. Widow Mrs. M.E. Austin applied Coweta Co 5/29/28. John Austin died 5/22/28 Coweta Co. John Austin married Miss. Mattie Land 12/30/75 Coweta Co. J.N. Austin was a witness for the widow of T.W. Simmons, and stated that both he and Simmons were wounded at Hatcher's Run 2/5/65, and that both were sent to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, and that Simmons was too badly wounded to leave the hospital when he, Austin, returned to the command. Buried Providence Baptist Church row 6, 3/15/47 - 5/22/28.

Ayers John Thomas, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Detailed as a teamster, Killed 3/25/65 Fort Stedman

Baccus John W., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Mortally wounded 7/9/64 Monocacy MD, Died 9/1/64 POW Hospital Frederick, MD, Buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery Frederick, MD. 1850 Census list John Baccus age 10 living Coweta Co in the household of Sarah Baccus.

Ball Tuscan S., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox with Gen Lee. 1850 Census list Tuscan S. Ball age 7 living Coweta Co in the household of Tuscan H. Ball, a Teacher. 1870 Census list Tuscan Ball living Coweta Co GA age 27. PR Applied Chattooga Co 10/6/02. Born 2/7/43 Coweta Co, resident of GA entire life. Disable supported by children. Occupation: farmer, Family: Wife Emily J. Ball, maiden name Lyle, Children one living at home in 1902. Witness' J.B. Goodwin and J.E. Robinson of Coweta Co. Both witness' were present at the surrender, and verify that T.S. Ball was present. He was turned down for a pension in 1902, and this made him so angry, that he refused to ever reapply. In 1908, a large group of his friends petitioned the state on his behalf, asking that he be allowed the pension that he deserved. They moved to Carroll Co 11/4/08. Emily Applied Carroll Co 8/31/20. They married 12/19/67 Coweta Co. Tuscan died 5/11/20 Carroll Co. Emily died 10/32.

Barnes Bunyan V., Pvt., Enlisted 1/1/64, Newnan, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox with Gen Lee. 1850 Census list Bunion V. Barnes age 4 living Coweta Co in the household of Thomas Barnes, a Jeweler. In same household, Robert S. and Richard H. Barnes. NG Died by early 1880's.

Barnes R.S., RCS Enlisted as Pvt. 5/1/62, Discharged disability in 1863. Served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st GA in 1861. 1850 Census list Robert S. Barnes age 12 living Coweta Co. in the household of Thomas Barnes, a Jeweler. In same household, Bunyan V. and Richard H. Barnes. NG Living Palmetto, GA 1880's.

Barnes Richard H., Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD. 7/9/64, Taken prisoner at hospital Frederick, MD. 7/10/64, Transferred to Gen Hospital Baltimore, MD. 1850 Census list Richard H. Barnes age 5 living Coweta Co in the household of Thomas Barnes, a Jeweler. In same household, Bunyan V. and Robert S. Barnes. PR Applied Coweta Co 8/19/02. Born Coweta Co 12/12/44. Gun shot wound rt thigh and fractured ankle Monocacy, MD. Limps badly from wound, also blind in rt eye. Has wife and one child 5 years old. Witness' J.W. Anderson and J.E. Robinson. Neither witness' nor Barnes were present at surrender. Robinson was with Barnes at Point Lookout POW Camp, and remained with him after release from Point Lookout in 3/65, they were both on the way to join the command at the time of the surrender. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, section 19B row 5, 12/12/44 - 9/11/32.

Barnes William E., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 6/2/64 Cold Harbor VA, Surrendered and paroled, Tallahassee, FL 6/10/65. RCS Served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st GA in 1861. Died 3/22/87 Milledgeville, GA according to Muster Roll of 1st GA published 1890, and NG.

Bates Thomas K., Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Promoted Cpl 6/24/63, Wounded 7/9/64 Monocacy MD. and Captured, Exchanged 9/30/64. 1850 Census list a Thomas Bates age 20, a laborer, living with Michael O'Bryan, a Railroad Contractor.

Beadles Edwin James, Pvt., Enlisted 1/1/64, Newnan, Furlough from hospital 11/1/64, at home on furlough at end of war. 1850 Census list James E. Beaddles age 4 living Coweta Co in the household of Joseph Beaddles. Also in same household Joseph and William. PR Applied Coweta Co 9/4/89. Resident of GA since birth, 2/28/46. Became sick with acute Pneumonia and hemridge of lungs 7/64. His condition Phthesis Pulmonaris was certified by a physician. E.J. states "I was sent to hospital at Harrisonburg, VA in Aug. or Jul. of 1864 as unfit for service, was discharged by board at West Point, GA. Now 43 years of age, occupation teaching, calling ministry." His Grandfather on Mother's side was an Austin. Brother Joe Nat Beadles was killed at Frederick City. Brother William S. Beadles lost a leg which was amputated at Frederick hospital, and he had further work done in hospital at Atlanta after the War, William died at age 52. Sister W.F. Summers lives 7 miles from Newnan and is 47 years of age. E.J. was married 12/22/75 Caddo Parish LA. E.J. moved to Walton Co. and transferred his pension to that county 2/24/91. Widow Mrs. Josie F. Beadles living Winder, Barrow Co, GA 9/1/19, E.J.Beadles died Monroe, Walton Co, GA 7/12/97, Widow states that he left unit due to sickness 7/64, and was on Provost duty at Newnan at close fo war. Josephine Frances Beadles died in Walton Co. 2/12/36, her Father was Thomas Baldwin. She is buried in Monroe City Cemetery.

Beadles Joseph N., Sgt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD. 1850 Census list Joseph N. Beaddles age 9 living Coweta Co in the household of Joseph Beaddles. Also living in the same household, William and James. RCS In 1861 Joseph served in A Co. Ramsey's 1st GA.

Beadles William Sterling, 1Lt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Badly scalded 7/6/62 train wreck near Ringgold GA., Promoted 1Lt. 10/27/63, Wounded 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD., Taken prisoner at hospital Frederick, MD. 7/10/64, Leg amputated. RCS Paroled for exchange at West Building Hospital, Baltimore, MD 9/21/64. Buried Fayetteville, GA City Cemetery. 1850 Census list William Beaddles age 10 living Coweta Co in the household of Joseph Beaddles. Also in the same household, Joseph N. and James E. 1870 Census list William Beadles living Coweta Co GA age 30. PR Applied Fayette Co. 10/31/79. Leg amputated below knee 7/11/64 Frederick, MD. Witness' H.E. Stokes, E.F. Dorsey, and W.B. Fuller. William served in Ramsey's 1st GA and the 12th GA. William S. Beadles died 10/9/81 at Fayetteville, GA. Widow applied Fayette Co. 9/5/19. William married Miss. R.M. Bennett 3/7/65 in Fayette Co. Witness John B. Goodwyn stated that he knew William before the war, and that he was with in 10 feet of him when he was shot in the leg at Monocacy. RCS Served as a Pvt. in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. The History of Fayette Co. list wife as Roxie Bennett, and further states that they had 6 children, 4 boys and 2 girls. This history also states that Beadles was principal of the Fayetteville Seminary in 1877 & 78. Toomstone list birth date as 11/24/39.

Bearden Reuben H., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 10/30/63 Ft Sumter, wounded Cold Harbor 6/2/64, missing 10/19/64 Ceder Creek. 1850 Census list Reuben Bearden age 10 living Carroll Co. in the household of Richard Bearden. 1870 Census list R.H. Bearden living Heard Co GA age 29. PR Widow applied 9/29/09 in Fayette Co. Reuben married Miss Nancy E. Handley 2/20/59 in Carroll Co. She was born in Fayette Co. 12/5/40. Reuben was a POW, he came home Fall of 1865, she thought that he had been captured the first part of 1865. Witness William McMillian of Campbell Co. states that he (McMillian) was captured 10/64 (actually 9/25/64) and that Reuben was with the command at that time. He also stated that he was well acquainted with Reuben after the war. Witness Alvin D. Freeman stated that he thought that Reuben was wounded at Cold Harbor in 1864.

Belisle John H., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded, Hospital 7/18/64. 1870 census list John Belile living Fayette Co GA age 27. PR Applied Fulton Co. 1/31/06, born Stewart Co. 1/16/42. Served in Ramsey's 1st GA. Transferred from 12th GA to 66th GA Capt. Belisle's Co. 10/63. The 66th GA participated in the Atlanta Campaign. Captured 7/24/64, sent to Camp Chase POW Camp #2, OH. Witness' L.D. Belisle and R.D.P. Brooks. L.D. Belisle stated that he had known John Belisle all his life. Both witness' were wounded, and not with their commands at the time of surrender. At the time of application, J.H. Belisle kept a boarding house in Atlanta. They had 2 children (at home) Marvin 13, and Charlie 11. John H. Belisle died 11/06 in Atlanta. Widow applied Fulton Co. 8/27/13. She had been a resident of GA since 9/52. John H. Belisle married Louisa J. Banks 4/19/68 in Fayette Co. She stated that she and John had raised 13 children. Witness for widow, J.T. Stamps of Fulton Co.

Belisle Lorenzo D. PR Applied Campbell Co. 1902. Transferred pension to Fulton Co. 1903. Served in Ramsey's 1st GA, 12th GA Battalion, and 66th GA. Capt. of H Co. 66th GA. Severly wounded 7/20/64 in Atlanta Campaign. Widow Sophia Belisle applied Campbell Co. 1913.

Bevis Benjamin L., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen Lee. 1870 census list Benjamin L. Bevis living Heard Co GA age 34.

Bevis George H., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Killed 7/24/64 Kernstown VA., Buried Mt. Hebron Cemetery Winchester, VA. RCS In 1861 George served in A Co. Ramsey's 1st GA.

Bevis James Madison, Pvt., Enlisted 7/1/62, Newnan, Wounded lung 7/9/64 Monocacy MD., Taken prisoner at hospital Frederick, MD. 7/10/64, Sent to Point Lookout POW Camp, Exchanged 9/30/64, 11/1/64 granted wounded furlough. PR Applied Coweta Co. 4/19/90. Born 1/15/40 in GA. Shot through right Breast at Monocacy, MD, ball passing through right Lung and coming out under left Shoulder. Wound caused more trouble as applicant grew older he coughed up blood, and was not able to work. Information certified by former commanding officer James W. Anderson. James drew a pension in Coweta Co. through 1905. He moved to Heard Co. and drew there in 1906. He then moved to Troup Co. and drew there beginning in 1907. He applied in Fulton Co. 10/28/12, living at Fort McPherson. On his Fulton Co. application, he stated that he enlisted at Chattanooga 8/62, and that while a POW he was held at Fort McHenry. Witness' to that application were A. Freeman and J. Robinson of Coweta Co. In answer to the question, when did applicant leave his command, the witness' stated that he did not leave the command, the command left him. James M. Bevis was on the pension roll of Floyd Co. at the time of his death, which occured 9/8/28 in that county. A.L. Bevis served as a witness at that time.

Bevis John Hampton, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed 7/9/64 Monocacy MD.

Brannon Alfred Fletcher, Pvt., Enlisted 7/1/63, Newnan, Wounded, Captured on march 8/8/64 Shepherdtown, VA. PR Applied Heard Co. 1/16/97. Born Newton Co. 5/16/34. In prison at wars end, a POW for about 11 months, captured 7/64. A farmer, has a wife and 4 children, all left home. Witness J.E. Robinson states that Alfred was captured. Living 1907.

Brock James Daniel Jr., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed 6/2/64 Cold Harbor VA. PR Widow Frances applied in Carroll Co 5/2/91. They married 12/22/50, and she has been a resident of GA since 1/40. She was still living in Carroll Co in 1907. 3 witness', Y.H. Thompson, S.S. Conyers, and J.E. Robinson of Coweta Co stated that they were present on 6/2/64 when James was shot through the head and killed in the Battle of Cold Harbor. They helped bury him.

Brooks Daniel (David) H., Lt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Promoted 5/27/63, Killed 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD. RCS David H. Brooks served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st GA in 1861. 1850 Census list David H. Brooks age 8 living Coweta Co. in the household of Wilson W. Brooks. In same household, R.P.D. Brooks.

Brooks Richard D.P., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 6/2/64 shot through the lung, Cold Harbor, Left for dead at field hospital, Later transferred to hospital in Richmond, Furlough to Campbell Co. GA, on furlough at close of war, Died 10/27/15, Buried Palmetto, GA. 1850 Census list R.P.D. Brooks age 10 living Coweta Co in the household of Wilson W. Brooks. In the same household, David H. Brooks. PR Applied Coweta Co 3/22/95. GA resident since 1/10/41. Gun shot wound Cold Harbor, ball entered above right nipple passing through shoulder blade, causing bleeding from mouth and nose and the wound, and causing paralysis. Witness' W.A. Mitchell and J.W. Anderson said that they thought that he would die. He never fully recovered and was not able to return to the war. At time of application, he was unable to perform manual labor. The Confederate Veteran states that "Dick" Brooks was born 1/10/41, the son of Walker and Sarah Brooks of Coweta Co. Other information is confirmed by the CV, which further states: "Six crippled old comrades were his pallbearers, each with his stronger hand to the casket, the other grasping a stick"

Brown Andrew P., 1Lt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Promoted 11/6/62, Killed Fort Sumter 10/27/63. 1850 Census list Andrew P. Brown age 9 living Coweta Co in the household of Joseph T. Brown. RCS Also served as Lt. in Co. A Ramsey's 1st GA in 1861.

Bryant Elijah L., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Discharged due to health 12/11/62. 1850 Census list 2 Elijah Bryants living in Campbell Co. 1870 census list E.L. Bryant living Campbell Co GA age 35. PR Applied Carroll Co 11/6/00. Born 8/11/36 Campbell Co. Discharged at Cumberland Gap due to Rheumatism and Lung problems after the battle at Perryville, KY. He later joined 4th GA Reg State Troops. He was a 1st Lt in Capt Carlton's Co. Col (later Governor) Candler commanded the Reg. The unit guarded prisoners at Andersonville. He was on furlough from that command at Wars end. Witness Alvin D. Freeman states that Bryant was honorably discharged around Christmas 1862. Witness Walter C. Camp states that Bryant enlisted into Co B 4th Reg. State Troops. Bryant had one son, and he loaned the son money to start a business in Palmetto. The son forged his father's name in order to secure additional loans. When the business failed, Elijah Bryant gave up every thing he owned in order to keep his son out of prison. Because of this, he spent the last few years of his life in poverty.

Bryant James D., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Transferred to 30th GA Inf 4/15/63, Killed 7/11/63 Battery Wagner, also listed in NG as died 1885.

Bullard Stephen A., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed 7/6/62 Train wreck near Ringgold, Ga.

Burden Thomas P., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed 7/6/64 Maryland Hights, MD

Burroughs Henry Clifford, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Fort Stedman near Petersburg, VA 3/25/65, Died 3/30/65

Calhoun Abner W., Sgt.Maj., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Promoted Cpl. 6/24/63, Wounded Knee 7/24/64 Kernstown, VA, Wounded Hatchers Run 2/65, Surrendered with Gen Lee. 1850 Census list Abner W. Calhoun age 5 living Coweta Co in the household of Andrew B. Calhoun, a Physician. RCS Abner served in Ramsey's 1st GA A Co. in 1861. NG Living Atlanta, GA 1880's. Served as pall-bearer at Major G.M. Hanvey's funeral in 1900, as a member of Atlanta UCV Camp 159.

Camp Joseph T., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Captured Lexington, Kentucky 10/62, Absent sick after 2/63, home on sick furlough at close of war. 1850 Census list Joseph T. Camp age 9 living Campbell Co in the household of Westley Camp. 1870 census list J.T. Camp living Campbell Co GA age 27. PR Applied 9/23/05 Carroll Co. Born Campbell Co 12/23/41. Served until 10/15/62, and went into hospital at Lexington, Ky with Typhoid Fever. Captured at hospital and later carried to Vicksburg, MS and exchanged, and carried to hospital at Jackson, MS. From there, he was furloughed home by a board of physicians in early 1863. He was never able to return to the command. Witness' E.L. Bryant and J.F. Hollis state: Camp was left in hospital at Lexington and captured. The command was in retreat from Kentucky. He was in prison at Louisville.

Chaney William N., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded, Convalescent camp Knoxville, TN 11/25/62 - 3/18/63, Discharged 7/1/63. 1850 Census list William Chaney age 6 living Carroll Co. in the household of Nathan Chaney. NG Living Waco, GA 1880's.

Chapman John J., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Hospitalized in Charleston 7/15/63 - 3/64, Captured 3/25/65 Fort Stedman near Petersburg VA, Released 6/24/65. 1850 Census list John Chapman age 17 living Coweta Co in the household of William Chapman. Also living in the same household, William T. Chapman. NG Living Dripping Springs, TX 1880's.

Chapman William Thomas, Cpl., Promoted 6/24/63, Wounded Knee and Captured 9/19/64 Winchester VA, Sent to Point Lookout POW Camp MD., Released 6/6/65. 1850 Census list William T. Chapman age 15 living Coweta Co in the household of William Chapman. Also living in the same household, John Chapman. NG Living Dripping Springs, TX 1880's.

Chappell Robert J., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen. Lee. PR Applied Fayette Co. 1/7/97, he was born 2/8/34 in Walton Co. He stated that he was struck in the breast by a gun shot in 1864 in Maryland. His breast bone was broken causing shortness of breath. Robert also suffered a sunstroke. Robert died at Brooks GA in Fayette Co. 8/14/00. Widow Rachel applied Fayette Co. 3/8/01. She was born 1/29/30 in Fayette Co. They married in 1854. At the time of application, she lived with her 4 married children. Records show that she was still drawing a pension in 1907. Robert Chappell had been a farmer. Witness L.A. Smith of Fayette Co. stated that he was in the unit with Chappell, and surrendered at Appomattox with him.

Charles, Negro Musician 4/1/63 - 7/5/63.

Clements Thelbert M.,Sgt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 6/2/64 Cold Harbor, Retired due to wound 1/30/65, Paroled Albany, GA 5/20/65. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA 1861. NG Living Ennis, TX 1880's.

Coker Joseph, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox with Gen Lee. NG Living Athens, TX 1880's.

Collins John N., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 8/63 Battery Wagoner Morris Island SC, Transferred 3/5/64 to 20th GA Cavalry. NG Died early 1880's.

Collins William, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Gun Shot Wound lower left leg 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Captured, Exchanged 10/30/64. NG Living Bonham, TX 1880's.

Conyers John F., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Promoted to Adj. 41 Reg GA Inf Spring 1864 (RCS list 1/13/64). 1850 Census list John Conyers age 12 living Coweta Co in the household of John E. Conyers. Also living in the same household, William and Lonidas. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA 1861. NG Died 6/14/86.

Conyers Leonidas S., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Transferred 8/24/64 to 41 Reg GA Inf. 1850 Census list Lonidas S. Conyers age 5 living Coweta Co in the household of John E. Conyers. Also living in the same household, John and William. PR Applied Coweta Co 9/15/97. Born 8/10/44 Coweta Co. Wounded rt arm Kinston, NC 1865. He was a merchant, owning L.S. Conyers & Co Dry Goods in Newnan, GA. He had a wife and 2 children. Buried Oakhill Cemetery, Newnan, section 19B row 5, 8/10/44 - 7/10/02.

Conyers William B., Pvt., Enlisted 7/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 9/63 Morris Island, SC, Gun Shot Wound rt side of chest 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Captured, Exchanged 9/30/64. 1850 Census list William Conyers age 19, a student, living Coweta Co in the household of John E. Conyers. Also living in the same household, John and Lonidas. 1870 Census list William B. Conyers living Carroll Co GA age 39. PR Widow Martha A. Conyers applied Carroll Co 8/18/10. William B. Conyers married Martha A. Dobbs Carroll Co 4/18/61. Conyers was at home on wounded furlough at time of surrender. He had been badly wounded through the body. He reported to West Point each month after he was exchanged and was given a certificate of disability. He was in prison at Baltimore, MD. Conyers died at the state sanitarium at Milledgeville 2/28/95. Witness J.E. Robinson had known Conyers since boyhood, they were mess mates in the war.

Crenshaw William C., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Died 4/24/63 Savannah

Cunningham Walter, Pvt., Enlisted 4/64, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, 12/64 last entry in file. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, section 19A row 8, age 40. NG Died Bartow, FL 1/28/88.

Curry William M., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Sick in hospital 1862 - 11/64. Listed as wounded. 1850 Census list William Curry age 12 living Carroll Co in the household of John Curry.

Dalton Charles D., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Mortally Wounded 6/2/64 Cold Harbor, Died Richmond VA. PR Widow Elizabeth applied 4/4/91. She was a GA resident since 4/7/39. They married 10/7/59. Witness' Y.H. Thompson, W.A. Mitchell, and L.S. Conyers state that Dalton was wounded and died the same day and was buried at Cold Harbor. Elizabeth died 1/21/15 Coweta Co.

Dalton Isaac F., Pvt., Enlisted 2/1/64, Newnan, Wounded 9/19/64 Winchester VA. PR Applied 4/25/95 Chattooga Co. Born 1845 Forsyth.(city or county not shown) Resident of GA entire life. Witness T.S. Ball stated that Dalton enlisted at Coosawhatchie, SC, and that he was wounded in VA in late June or early July, got a furlough, and was paroled at Atlanta at wars end. Dr. certified total disability. He was supported by his children. Former occupation: Farmer, Family: Wife dead, 3 Children, daughter 17, daughter 15, son 11. Both daughters work at cotton mill. Minors Minnie and Charles Dalton applied for deceased soldiers pension Chattooga Co 3/17/97. Isaac died 9/12/96.

Davis Humphry Posey, Pvt., Enlisted 1/13/63, Newnan, Gun Shot Wound right leg 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner at hospital Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Sent to Point Lookout POW Camp, Exchanged 10/29/64, age 19. 1850 Census list Humphry P. Davis age 5 living Coweta Co in the household of Jeptha V. Davis. Also living in same household, William A., Miner M., Jeptha V. (Jr), and Jesse M. Davis. PR Applied Coweta Co 9/10/10. Continuous resident of the state for 20 years. Witness' Alvin D. Freeman and J.B. Goodwyn both present at surrender. Witness' state that they and Davis were all wounded at Monocacy, captured together, came home together when exchanged. They left Davis at home with gangrene in badly wounded leg when they returned to the command in 12/64. H.P. Davis was in West Building Hospital at Baltimore prior to being exchanged and was in the hospital at Atlanta at time of surrender. Davis' Widow Annie applied Troup Co 4/19/16. He died Troup Co 4/1/16. He married Annie Smith 12/12/88 in Calhoon Co AL. Witness Theo B. Davis of Coweta Co stated that H.P. Davis was his Father's Brother, hence his Uncle. Buried Davis Family Cemetery, Coweta County, 8/9/44 - 4/1/16.

Davis James J., Pvt., Enlisted 7/1/62, Newnan, Given 24 day Furlough 2/2/65. RCS Appointed Cpl. 1850 Census list James Davis age 7 living Carroll Co. in the household of L.M. Davis. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA 1861. NG Living Augusta, GA 1880's.

Davis Jeptha V., Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Present 12/24/64, On furlough at wars end. 1850 Census list Jeptha V. Davis age 10 living Coweta Co. in the household of Jeptha V. Davis. In the same household, William A., Miner M., Humphry P., and Jesse M. Davis. 1870 Census list Jephtha V. Davis age 30 living Coweta Co. PR Widow Lucy C. Davis applied Coweta Co 9/3/10. She lived in GA all her life, and married J.V. Davis in Coweta Co 1/66. J.V. Davis died in Coweta Co 7/76. He was somewhere in VA returning to the command at time of surrender. Witness Alvin D. Freeman stated that Davis was randomly furloughed, and that he met Davis returning to the command a day or two after the surrender. RCS Also served in A Co. Ramsey's 1st. GA 1861. Buried Davis Family Cemetery, Coweta County, 10/24/39 - 7/18/76.

Davis Jesse M., Pvt., Enlisted 3/1/64, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Absent on furlough 11/1/64, Died of disease. 1850 Census list Jesse M. Davis age 4 living Coweta Co in the household of Jeptha V. Davis. Also listed in the same household, William A., Miner M., Humphry P., and Jeptha V. Davis (Jr). NG information in 1883 list as died since the war.

Davis Minor S., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Badly Scalded 7/6/62 Train wreck Ringold, GA, Discharged 2/6/63, Rejoined 5/5/63, Present 12/13/64, appointed Asst. Surgeon, Captured 5/5/65 Athens, GA and Paroled 5/8/65. 1850 Census list Miner M. Davis age 12 living in the household of Jeptha V. Davis. Also listed in the same household, William A., Humphry P., Jesse M., and Jeptha V. Davis (Jr). RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA 1861. NG Living Albany, GA 1880's. Died 1893 Newton, GA.

Davis, William A., Pvt., Enlisted 7/1/62, Newnan, Detached as overseer James Island, Wounded Monocacy MD 7/9/64, Taken Prisoner at hospital Frederick, MD. 7/10/64, Died Frederick, MD. 8/15/64, Buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery Frederick, MD. 1850 Census list William A. Davis age 20, a student, living Coweta Co in the household of Jeptha V. Davis. Also listed in the same household, Humphry P., Jesse M., Miner M., and Jeptha V. Davis (Jr).

Dennis Francis M., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, wounded 8/29/64 Smithfield, VA. RCS List present 11/1/64. PR Applied 1/27/98 Coweta Co. Born 2/13/41 Coweta Co, resided GA entire life except 1884 in Texas. F.M. Dennis was a farmer. He states " I have had Rheumatism for many years and have been broken down in my back for 20 years, and am stove up and generally and constitutionally weak and no account. I can't plow over 2 hours a day and could not hold out long that way. I could not live any longer than that. In 1896, I bought a mule on credit and could not pay for it and had to return it to F.M. Leigh." He had been supported by his children. Children all married and gone. He has a wife. Francis stated that he served until the close of war. Witness J.W. Anderson states that F.M. Dennis served through out the war. He was an extra good soldier. He was paroled at surrender. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. Buried Dennis Family Cemetery, Smokey Rd. Coweta County, 2/13/41 - 4/23/15.

Dennis George W., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 4/6/65 Farmville, Va. 1870 Census list George Dennis age 27 living Coweta Co. PR Applied Chattooga Co 9/3/10. Resident since 10/20/09. Wounded 4/6/65, carried back just outside the lines, left command 4/8/65 at Appomattox on authority of Dr. Schley, Brigade Surgeon. Never captured. Witness T.S. Ball.

Dennis Joel, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed Winchester, VA 9/19/64. 1850 Census list Joel Dennis age 12 living Coweta Co in the household of William B. Dennis. Also listed in the same household, John and Wesley Dennis.

Dennis John T., Pvt., Enlisted 1/1/64, Newnan, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox with Gen Lee. 1850 Census list John Dennis age 5 living Coweta Co in the household of William B. Dennis. Also listed in the same household, Joel and Wesley Dennis. 1870 Census list John Dennis age 27 living Coweta Co. PR Applied Haralson Co. 3/15/98. Born 5/10/44 Coweta Co. Enlisted about 2/64 at Pocotaligo, SC, and served about 14 months until the surrender. A farmer and day laborer, supported by married son, has wife and one child (at home?). Witness L.C. Dennis stated that John lives in the house with me, and also mentions John's wife and little girl. Witness W.A. Mitchell of Coweta Co. stated that John served over a year, was a good soldier, served until the war ended. NG Living Buchannan, GA 1880's.

Dennis Wesley E., Pvt., Enlisted 5/2/64, Newnan, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox with Gen. Lee. 1850 Census list Wesley Dennis age 2 living Coweta Co in the household of William B. Dennis. Also listed in the same household, Joel and John Dennis. NG Living Newnan GA 1880's.

Dennis William B.J., Pvt., Enlisted 4/1/64, Newnan, Mortally Wounded Maryland Hights 7/7/64, Died New Market, VA 9/18/64, Buried Mt. Jackson, VA.

Devaney George P., Sgt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Present 11/1/64 last listing on file. 1850 Census list George Diviny age 15, a student, living Coweta Co in the household of John M.C. Diviny. Also listed in the same household, Jesse Diviny. A C.P. Devaney 9/5/35 - 2/3/75, buried next to Jesse Devaney at Jones Chapel Methodist Church, Hwy 29. NG Killed after the war.

Devaney Jesse, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/64, Wounded chest 6/2/64 Cold Harbor, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox with Gen. Lee. 1850 Census list Jesse Diviny age 4 living Coweta Co in the household of John M.C. Diviny. Also listed in the same household, George Diviny. Buried Jones Chapel Methodist Church, Hwy 29, 8/30/45 - 2/16/74.

Dougherty Patrick, Pvt., Substitute for Sol Haas, Enlisted and Deserted 11/19/62. 1870 Census list Pat Dougherty age 37, born Ireland, living Chatham Co.

Dunn James, Pvt., Enlisted 4/1/64, Newnan, Died 7/64 Pneumonia at Richmond, VA. 1850 Census list James Dunn age 24 living Coweta Co in the household of Hannah Dunn.

Echols William Samuel, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded by a "bushwhacker" in TN, 11/12/64 listed as present. 1870 Census list William S. Echols age 30 living Heard Co. PR Applied Heard Co. 2/10/97. Born 12/28/38, a GA resident since 1/1/61. Served in Ramsey's 1st GA Reg. and in 12th GA Bat. While in KY on 8/28/62, he was shot through the right thigh by a mini ball, near Williamsburg or London, KY. Bone was fractured, causing pieces of bone to work out and injure the leaders of the leg. Can't walk without a stick. He tried to farm, and had no family. Witness' A.D. Freeman, M.W.T Sims, and W.A. Mitchell stated that Echoles was detailed to secure forage and supplies for his command, and while the Army was traveling along a mountain road in KY, Echoles was shot from his horse by a "bushwhacker". While we were not present when he was shot, we know that he was shot, and we think that he was permanently disabled. 1897 witness' to disability W.P. Echoles and W.D. Echoles stated that W.S. can't plow, hoe, cut wood, cut oats, cut wheat, pick cotton, can't do any farm work that requires walking. On an application in 1912, Echoles stated that he had also been shot in the left Shoulder, and that he was present at the surrender. 1912 witness' A.D. Freeman and J.E. Robinson stated that they were both at the surrender, and that Echoles was in the neighborhood, he was in the retreat from Petersburg to near Appomattox. W.S. Echoles died 4/30/23 in Heard Co. W.P. Echoles applied for pension due a deceased soldier.

Favor John D., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed 6/1/64 Cold Harbor. Buried Fayetteville, GA City Cemetery. 1850 Census list John Favors age 8 living Coweta Co in the household of John Favors. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA 1861.

Freeman Alvin Dean, 2Lt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Fort Sumter 10/30/63, Wounded in left foot and Captured 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Exchanged 10/30/64 and returned to his unit, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen. Lee. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery Newnan, GA Row 1 Sec 19B, born 1842, died 1917. RCS Appointed Brevet 2Lt 2/65. Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA 1861.

Freeman William T., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded in leg 7/15/63 Battery Wagner, Wounded Cold Harbor, In hospital Richmond 6/2/64, Captured Ceder Creek 10/19/64. 1870 Census list W.T. Freeman age 30 living Troup Co. William Thomas Freeman buried Senoia City Cemetery section V lot 8B, 4/22/40 - 9/25/14. NG Living Crystal Springs, GA 1880's.

Goodwyn John Burwell, 1st. Sgt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Injured in train wreck 7/6/62 near Ringgold, GA, Promoted Sgt. 6/24/63, Wounded Cold Harbor, Wounded right leg and left chest Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Taken prisoner at hospital Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Exchanged 10/30/64, Rejoined unit and surrendered Appomattox with Gen Lee 4/9/65. 1850 Census list John Goodwin age 11, born Virginia, living Coweta Co in the household of Thomas Goodwin. Also listed in the same household, Thomas D. Goodwin. 1870 Census list John Goodwyn age 31 born VA, living Newnan, GA. PR Applied Coweta Co 7/6/17. He was born 3/7/39. GA resident since 3/40. Served in 1st. GA 1 year, prior to enlisting in the 12th GA. On 7/6/62, he was injured in the train collision near Ringgold. He was pinned in the wreckage for hours surrounded by dead and dying men and horses. His left leg was badly crushed, and both legs and one arm were pinned. He was also scalded by the steam. The wreckage caught fire, and would have burned Goodwyn, had men with buckets not put the fire out. He was not able to return to the unit until after Christmas, and even then could not walk for several more months. He was shot through the left chest and right leg at Monocacy, MD. In his old age, all these wounds were causing severe problems for Goodwyn. Witness Alvin D. Freeman stated that if any Confederate Soldier richly deserves a pension, John B. Goodwyn does. Other witness' were B.S. Boatright of Washington Co, W.T. Lazenby, Joe N. Wilson, and T.S. Ball. John B. Goodwyn served in the GA State Legislature in 1884 & 1885. Living Newnan, Coweta Co, GA 8/30/19. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, GA row 4 sec 23, 5/7/39 - 12/8/22.

Goodwyn Thomas D., Pvt., Enlisted 5/6/62, Transferred from 53ed GA 6/10/64 in exchange for W.W. Walden, Captured Harper's farm (Saylor's Creek) 4/6/65, Released 6/12/65. RCS list released from Point Lookout 6/12/65. 1850 Census list Thomas D. Goodwin age 9 living Coweta Co in the household of Thomas Goodwin. Also listed in the same household, John Goodwin. PR Applied Meriwether Co. 1905. Born 4/12/41 in GA. Enlisted at Griffin, GA Spring 1862 into 53ed GA. Lost Finger from left Hand at Battle of Knoxville, TN 12/3/63. Served until 4/6/65, when captured near Appomattox. Witness J.J. Herndon of 53ed GA confirmed information. Widow Elizabeth applied Meriwether Co. 1919. They married 1/18/76 in Meriwether Co. He died 12/07 in Meriwether Co. She died 12/5/29 in Fulton Co. RCS Also served in Ramsey's 1st GA Co. A in 1861. NG Living Oakland, GA 1880's, Died 12/23/05.

Grace William F., Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Detached from 12th GA to QM Charleston, SC 9/1/63, Paroled 4/26/65. RCS list: Surrendered Greensboro, NC 4/26/65. 1870 Census list William F. Grace age 27 living Bibb Co. RCS Also served in Ramsey's 1st. GA Co. A in 1861. NG Died Macon, GA 1/12/86.

Green Samuel H., Pvt., Enlisted 7/1/63, Newnan, Deserted 7/18/63.

Griffin Burwell W., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Fort Sumter 10/29/63, wounded Cold Harbor 6/2/64, Killed 9/22/64 Fisher's Hill, VA. PR Widow Mary applied Campbell Co 4/9/91. Burwell and Mary married 10/27/52. Resided in GA since 7/17/58. 3 witness', Y.H. Thompson, W.A. Mitchall, and John Dunbar were present when Burwell was killed. He was shot through the heart while on picket duty, and died instantly.

Haas Solomon, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Discharged 11/19/62 by furnishing a substitute, Pat Dougherty. 1870 Census list Salmon Haas age 39, born Prussia, living Fulton Co. RCS Also served in Co. A of Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG listed as QM Sgt. Living Richmond, VA 1880's.

Hammand James H., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Present 5/26/62 only entry.

Hanvey Samuel T., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox with Gen Lee.

Hanvey Sherod P., Pvt., Enlisted 2/27/63, Newnan, Captured 8/14/64 Buchanan, GA while on furlough, Released 6/20/65.

Hanvey William C., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded ll/29/62, Died 1/8/63 Knoxville, TN.

Hardigree David, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Missing 10/16/62 Big Hill, KY later listed as Deserter.

Hardigree James E., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Spent most of War in hospital due to syphilis. NG Died by 1880's.

Harlan Thomas, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Mortally Wounded 6/2/64 Cold Harbor, Rt leg amputated, Died 6/22/64 Richmond, VA.

Harris James L., Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Promoted Cpl. 6/24/63, Mortally Wounded 6/1/64 Cold Harbor, Buried Hollywood Cemetery Richmond, VA area V-364.

Hayes John Spencer, Pvt., Enlisted 2/1/64, Newnan, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox with Gen. Lee. 1870 Census list John S. Hays age 26 living Coweta Co. PR Applied Coweta Co 9/7/10. He was a resident of GA all his life. Owns nothing but a few carpenter tools. Witness J.D. Robinson states that he was with Hayes at the surrender. Hayes was never captured. Hayes died 8/22/26 in Campbell Co. His estate was administered by J.L. Hayes. He left no Widow or dependent Children. From the family Bible of Amos M. Hayes, who married Hallena M. Robinson 9/15/38, John S. Hayes born 3/28/46.

Hearn Ebenezer, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Injured train collision 7/6/62, Died 1/3/63

Hendrix David, Pvt., Enlisted 1/12/63, Newnan, Deserted 11/10/63, Rejoined unit 3/28/64, Gun shot wound rt thigh 6/2/64 Cold Harbor, Given 40 day furlough 7/24/64. NG Substitute for Jesse Wooten.

Herring David, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Cold Harbor, Captured Fisher's Hill 9/22/64, Joined U.S. Army 10/18/64.

Hill William C., Pvt., Enlisted 1/1/64, Newnan, Wounded 7/24/64 Kernstown, VA, 11/1/64 listed as on furlough. 1870 Census list William Hill age 52 living Coweta Co.

Hollis Davis F., Pvt., Enlisted 7/1/62, Newnan, 2/28/63 listed as AWOL since 2/19/63, Died in hospital 7/30/63 Columbia, SC.

Hollis James F., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, wounded 9/19/64 Winchester, VA, 11/1/64 listed as on furlough, 4/5/65 Additional furlough granted West Point, GA. 1850 Census list James Hollis age 13 living Coweta Co in the household of Thomas Doster. Also living in the same household, Thomas Hollis. 1870 Census list Jas F. Hollis age 34, born Alabama, living Coweta Co. PR Applied Carroll Co. 12/21/88. He was wounded at Winchester 9/19/64 by a shell striking his arm and knocking off the point of his right elbow, rendering the arm useless. Witness' J.T. Camp of Carroll Co. and J.T. Stamps and C.W. Angle of Douglas Co. James Hollis relocated to Douglas Co. by 1/29/01, and died there 5/23/08. Widow applied Douglas Co. 8/5/08. James married Sarah A. Holland 9/2/67 in Campbell Co. Sarah was born 7/7/45. She stated that James came home from the hospital in March of 65, badly wounded. Witness for Sarah, William McMillan of Fairburn stated that he had been home for 11 days when Lee surrendered, and that James Hollis was disabled for months after the close of the war. Sarah relocated to Campbell Co. by 11/1/10. RCS Served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861.

Hollis Thomas J., Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, 11/1/64 listed as Detached Madison FL since 4/21/64. 1850 Census list Thomas Hollis age 17 living Coweta Co in the household of Thomas Doster. Also living in the same household, James Hollis. 1870 Census list Thomas Hollis age 37 living Coweta Co. PR Witness for James Hollis' Widow 11/1/10. Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, section 31A row 8a, 2/4/33 - 6/24/85.

Hubbard William C., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, In jail in TN 10/25/62 - 1/5/63, Gun shot wound rt arm near Cold Harbor, Admitted Jackson Hospital Richmond 5/31/64, Captured 3/25/65 Fort Stedman near Petersburg, VA, Released 6/28/65. PR Applied Henry Co. 3/8/97. Born 5/14/32 in Morgan Co. Served in another unit for about 6 months prior to enlisting into 12th GA Bat. Served about 3 and 1/2 years. Captured 4/65, afterward paroled. A farmer, suffers with Rheumatism which begin in the Winter of 1864/65. Has a wife and 3 children, and is supported by the assistance of his children. Information confirmed by witness Harrison Jones of Henry Co. W.C. Hubbard died 12/31/00 in Henry Co. Widow applied Henry Co. 11/4/10. W.C. Hubbard married Thursey Ann Smith 2/9/66 in Newton Co. NG Living Clay Co. AL 1880's.

Hudson Gilbert Lewllen, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Discharged 12/6/62 furnished substitute, W.W. Walden. Appointed surgeon in state troops. 1850 Census list Gilbert L. Hudson age 14 living Coweta Co in the household of William Dixon. 1870 Census list G.L. Hudson age 34 living Troup Co. NG Living Hogansville, GA 1880's.

Hudson Thomas Harden, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, AWOL 2/19/63, Wounded Winchester, Gun shot wound left thigh 3/25/65 Fort Stedman near Petersburg, Taken prisoner in hospital at Richmond, Paroled 4/28/65. 1850 Census list Thomas H. Hudson age 17, a student, living Coweta Co in the household of Thomas Sevenson. 1870 Census list Thomas H. Hudson age 36 living Coweta Co. PR Widow Mrs. Lenna C. Hudson applied 1901 Carroll Co. She was born 1833 Putnam Co GA, her maden name was Roberds. They married 1853 in Coweta Co. Thomas died 10/5/87 Carroll Co. She was being supported in 1901 by her children. Thomas and Lenna's Son, John R. Hudson stated that Lenna died 2/08. Witness' Alvan Freeman and John E. Robinson stated that Thomas was wounded at Fort Stedman around Petersburg, and was in the Hospital at the time of the surrender.

Hunter Calvin H., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, AWOL 2/19/63, Gun shot wound left leg 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner 7/10/64 in hospital at Frederick, MD, Exchanged 3/14/65. 1850 Census list Calvin Hunter age 11 living Coweta Co in the household of Calvin Hunter. NG Living New Hope, AL 1880's.

Hunter William M., Pvt., Enlisted 4/15/63, Newnan, Joined by transfer from 30th GA Reg, Gun shot wound in left leg below knee Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Taken prisoner in hospital at Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Exchanged 10/30/64, Received Venus Point on Savannah River 11/15/64, Died of disease 11/21/64 in Savannah, Buried Laurel Grove Cemetery Savannah. There are 2 William M. Hunters listed in the 1850 Census in Coweta Co.

Jones Harrison, Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Promoted to Cpl. 6/24/63, Wounded 6/2/64 Cold Harbor, VA, 11/1/64 listed as absent on furlough from hospital. 1870 Census list Harrison Jones age 27 living in Coweta Co. PR Applied Henry Co. 4/2/06. Born 4/22/43. Enlisted 3/18/61 into Ramsey's 1st. GA Reg. Enlisted 12th. GA Bat. served until 1864 at Lynchburg, VA, had chronic Diarrhea and was sent to the hospital by Army authorities. He was a farmer and a Minister of the Gospel. Had a wife, 2 daughters, and 1 granddaughter at home ages 18, 16, and 11. Witness' John E. Robinson and A.D. Freeman of Coweta Co. stated that they were both at the surrender, that Jones left the unit at Lynchburg, VA sick 6/64, and was furloughed from the hospital. Witness T.F. Jones stated that Harrison Jones was on detail as a clerk under Capt. Lucy, with the Provost Marshal at wars end. Harrison died 3/23 in Henry Co. Widow applied Henry Co. 9/20/23. Harrison Jones married Mary E. Cooper 11/30/64 in Coweta Co. NG Living Newnan, GA 1880's.

Jordan John E., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, AWOL 2/19/63, Captured 10/19/64 Ceder Creek, Released 6/28/65. 1870 Census list John E. Jordan age 35 living in Coweta Co. NG Living Atlanta, GA 1880's

Keller James Wood, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Died Knoxville, TN 11/7/62. 1850 Census list James W. Keller age 15 living Coweta Co in the household of Henry Keller, a grocer. In same household, Joseph R. Keller (FS&B) RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861.

Kelley John W., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Kernstown, VA 7/24/64, Listed as on furlough 11/1/64. 1850 Census list John W. Kelly age 13, a student, living Coweta Co in the household of William H. Kelly. PR Applied Coweta Co 11/13/99. Born Coweta Co 3/11/36. Served in 12th GA until wounded 7/24/64. Home on furlough at end of war. A farmer, unable to work due to age, failing health, and suffering from wounds received in War. He had a Wife and 2 Children. Witness J.W. Anderson called him an average soldier. A.L. Thompson of Campbell Co stated that he and Kelley were together at West Point, GA on light duty early in 1865. That Kelley was given a 30 day furlough on 4/1/65, and was at home when the War ended, and that his health was bad. Dr. C.D. Smith confirmed that he was a Confederate Surgeon, and had extended Kelley's furlough due to a wounded hand. John Dunbar Sr. stated that Kelley was a good soldier, and that he had suffered with chronic Diarrhoea. F.M. Dennis stated that Kelley was wounded in left hand at Kernstown, VA, sent to hospital, and soon after, sent home. NG Living Palmetto, GA 1880's.

Kilgore Berry J., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Died 10/25/62 in hospital at Atlanta Ga, age 22. PR Widow Alzada applied Carroll Co 1896. She was a resident of GA since 1837. She died Carroll Co 1/28/08. Berry was injured in Kentucky when thrown from a caisson which ran over him,

Land Riley J., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, AWOL 2/19/63, Wounded Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen. Lee. 1850 Census list Riley Lands age 17 living Coweta Co in the household of James Lands. PR Applied Coweta Co 3/9/00. Born Coweta Co 1833, a resident of GA all his life. A farmer, he resided in Carroll Co until 1898. Only family is a wife. Witness' J.B. Goodwyn and J.E. Robinson state that he was an excellent soldier and surrendered at Appomattox.

Lane Mathew R., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed 7/6/62 Train wreck near Ringold, GA, Born Monroe Co. 1850 Census list Mathew R. Lane age 7 living Coweta Co in the household of Mathew Lane.

Lazenby James A., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, AWOL 2/19/63, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 With Gen. Lee. 1850 Census list James A. Lazenby age 5 living Coweta Co in the household of Alfred Lazenby. Also in the same household, William T. Lazenby. NG Died at home 5/1/88.

Lazenby William T., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Furlough 15 days 2/19/63, Wounded 6/17/64 Lynchburg, VA, In hospital Lynchburg, Paroled Lynchburg 4/13/65. 1850 Census list William T. Lazenby age 8 living Coweta Co in the household of Alfred Lazenby. Also living in the same household, James A. Lazenby. PR Applied Coweta Co 6/16/00. Born GA 8/27/42. He was a Farmer. He lost the use of his right hand in a cotton gin accident. Was on a rental farm in 1894, had no income, all stock was sold for debt. Resided Fulton Co 1895-97. Wife a dress maker. Witness R.J. Land stated that he was with Lazenby at surrender. William Lazenby died at Newnan, GA 9/2/22. Widow Annie applied 7/22/37 Coweta Co. She was born 4/17/67 in GA. William T. Lazenby married Annie Leigh 10/11/88 in Coweta Co. NG Living Newnan, GA 1880's.

Leigh Anselem, Pvt., Enlisted 5/27/63, Newnan, Gun shot wound left leg above ankle 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner in hospital at Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Exchanged 10/30/64, Captured Macon 4/65 1850 Census list Ansel Leigh age 26 living Coweta Co. 1870 Census list Anselm Leigh age 46 living Coweta Co.

Leigh Anselm B., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Gun shot wounds rt thigh, left arm, and neck Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Taken prisoner in hospital at Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Exchanged 10/30/64, 4/6/65 in hospital at West Point, GA, Given 60 day furlough. 1850 Census list Ansel B. Leigh age 11 living Coweta Co in the household of Benjamin Leigh. Living in the same household, Benjamin W. Leigh. PR Applied in Campbell Co 5/1/90. GA resident since 6/23/38. Wounded at Monocacy, MD ball entered left shoulder just back of head, injured spine, and exited right shoulder. According to doctor, this wound alone was sufficient to cause disability. Also shot through right hip and ball lodged in groin, and was cut out. Gangrene set in causing leg to be partially paralyzed. Living Campbell Co 1894. Witness' Y.H. Thompson, J.E. Robinson, and L.S. Conyers. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861.

Leigh Benjamin Walter, Sgt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Discharged 2/6/64 with pulmonary tuberculosis, Died 5/5/64, Age 21, Born Coweta Co. RCS Discharged 2/6/64 at Coosawhatchie, SC, Died at home 5/18/64. 1850 Census list Benjamin W. Leigh age 7 living Coweta Co in the household of Benjamin Leigh. Also in same household, Ansel B. Leigh. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861.

Leigh Merriwether, Transferred into Co A 7/28/64 according to 11/1/64 muster. 1850 Census list Merriwether S. Leigh age 5 living Coweta Co in the household of William D. Leigh.

Mann Josiah L., 2nd. Lt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Absent on detached service by order of Gen. Heth 2/63, Promoted to 2ed Lt 3/63, Killed 9/19/64 Winchester, VA. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861.

Martin George W., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded in head 6/2/64 Cold Harbor, Died 6/16/64 Richmond, VA, Buried Hollywood Cemetery Richmond, VA area U-575. 1850 Census list George Martin age 6 living Carroll Co in the household of T.S. Martin. In the same household, Martin Martin.

Martin Hilliard M.L., Pvt, Enlisted, 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded, Sent to hospital at Knoxville, TN 7/20/62, Died 10/1/62 Knoxville.

Martin Joseph P., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Gun shot Wound rt leg 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner at hospital Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Exchanged from Point Lookout POW Camp 10/30/64, Received Venus Point on Savannah River 11/15/64. 1850 Census list Joseph P. Martin age 6 living Coweta Co in the household of Nancy Martin. Also in the same household, William M. Martin age 11. PR Applied 1/6/88 Fulton Co., born 1/3/44 in GA. Wounded right leg, between knee and ankle, Monocacy, MD. Gangrene set in, destroying portion of muscles and veins of leg, and has returned from time to time, and paralyzed foot and leg. Witness George M. Hanvey. Joseph P. Martin died 3/22/06 in Fulton Co. Widow applied Fulton Co. 10/6/10. Joseph married Margaret E. Brown 6/23/69 in Coweta Co. She stated that her husband told her that he was wounded at Monocacy, confined at Fort Delaware, and present at the surrender. NG Living Atlanta, GA 1880's.

Martin Martin V., Pvt., Enlisted 5/8/62, Newnan, Killed 7/6/62 Train wreck near Ringgold, GA. 1850 Census list Martin Martin age 2 living Carroll Co in the household of T.S. Martin. In the same household, George Martin.

Martin William M., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen Lee. There are 2 William M. Martins listed in the 1850 Census in Coweta Co. 1870 Census list William Martin age 32 living Coweta Co. PR Widow Annie applied Coweta Co 9/20/10. She was born in 1848 in GA. William Martin married Annie E. Moss 10/10/66 in Newton Co. William died 3/16/00. He was present at the Appomattox Surrender, Annie had his parole, signed by S.H. Crump, Commanding Battalion. She had 7 children, and together with the children, owns 1/8 of the property. Witness J.B. Goodwyn stated that he had known William Martin since they were boys. They both surrendered at Appomattox. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG Living Newnan, GA 1880's.

McCuller David, Pvt., Enlisted 5/5/63, Newnan, Substitute for Montgomery L. Thomas, Deserted 6/20/63.

McIver David S., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Assistant Surgeon 11/1/64, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen. Lee. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG Died by 1880's.

McKinley Charles A., Assistant Surgeon 1862, Survived War. 1850 Census list Charles McKinly age 12 living Coweta Co in the household of Ebenezer McKinly, a Lawyer. RCS Served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA and Co. A 56th. GA prior to serving in 12th GA. Assistant Surgeon P.A.C.S. 12/4/62. On duty at Talladega, AL 9/12/64. NG Died by 1880's.

McMillian William, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Injured in fall from horse Pine Mountain, TN 9/1/62, Wounded Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner while sick in hospital 9/25/64 Harrisonburg, VA, At Point Lookout POW Camp 1/3/65, Exchanged 3/18/65, On furlough at close of War, Died Palmetto, GA. 1850 Census list William McMillin age 15, born S.C., living Coweta Co in the household of Henry Willoby. PR Applied Campbell Co for disability allowance 4/9/90. Born 9/30/36, continuous resident of GA since 7/28/77. Injured about 9/15/62, while riding saddle horse of team of 4 horses moving a caisson down Pine Mountain at night in the rain in the state of Tenn. Horse slipped and fell, causing such severe injury to left hip and back, that first reports indicated that he was killed. Comrades had to carry him about a mile and a half down the mountain to camp. Exchanged from Point Lookout on 3/18/65, at home for 11 days when Lee surrendered. Wife Naomie S. McMillian stated that William died 10/31/21. Witness' A.R. Word of Coweta Co 4/90, & J.W. Anderson.

Mitchell Glenn P., Pvt., Enlisted 3/1/64, Newnan, Gun shot wound penis, scrotum, and left thigh Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Captured at hospital Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Sent to U.S. General Hospital West Building Baltimore, MD, At Fort McHenry 9/23/64 - 10/25/64, Point Lookout 10/26/64, Exchanged 10/30/64, In hospital Macon 12/29/64. 1850 Census list Glen P. Mitchell age 4 living Coweta Co. in the household of B.H. Mitchell, a merchant. In same household, John W. Mitchell. NG Died Atlanta, GA 1/12/91.

Mitchell John W., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Detached to Gen. Gracie's Staff Cumberland Gap 4/30/63, Detached to Charleston Commissary Dept. 11/1/64 last entry. 1850 Census list John W. Mitchell age 18, a clerk, living Coweta Co in the household of B.H. Mitchell, a merchant. In same household, Glen P. Mitchell. RCS Served as a Sgt. in Co. A Ramsey's 1st GA 1861. NG Died by 1880's.

Mize John West, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Surrendered 4/9/65 Appomattox with Gen. Lee. 1850 Census list John W. Mise age 6 living Coweta Co in the household of Delpha Mise. PR Applied Dekalb Co. 9/24/00, born Heard Co. 6/2/44. Witness J.R. Stamps acquainted with Wesley Mize for 38 years, and served with him in army until wounded and left and was not present with him at the surrender. Mize died 4/11/15. Widow applied Dekalb Co. 10/25/15. J.W. Mize married Miss M.C. Warren 5/27/66 in Dekalb Co. Affidavit by W.H. Warren. NG Living Lithonia, GA 1880's.

Mobley Andrew J., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Died 6/9/63 in hospital at Savannah. 1850 Census list Andrew J. Mobly age 9 living Coweta Co in the household of Reason Mobly. Living in same household, Hezekiah M. and Joseph A. Mobly.

Mobley Edward L., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Gun shot wound rt knee Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Taken prisoner at hospital Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Exchanged 9/21/64, Furlough 60 days from hospital at Richmond 9/26/64. 1850 Census list Edward L. Mobley age 4, born Alabama, living Coweta Co in the household of Warren N. Mobley. Living in same household, Jethro A. Mobley. NG Died by 1880's.

Mobley Eleazer Eldridge, Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, 6/24/63 promoted Cpl, AWOL 12/27/63, Captured 3/25/65 Fort Stedman near Petersburg, Released 6/29/65. RCS Sent to Point Lookout after capture at Fort Stedman. Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG Living Hogansville, GA 1880's.

Mobley H. Madison, Joined by Transfer according to 11/1/64 muster, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen. Lee. 1850 Census list Hezekiah M. Mobly age 17 living Coweta Co in the household of Reason Mobly. Living same household, Andrew J. and Joseph A. Mobly. NG Living Texas 1880's.

Mobley Jethro A., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, In hospital at Knoxville, Furlough 1/25/63, Present 12/13/64 last entry. 1850 Census list Jethro A. Mobley age 12 living Coweta Co in the household of Warren N. Mobley. Living same household, Edward L. Mobley. NG Living Palmetto, GA 1880's, and latter Temple, GA.

Mobley Joe H., Died of disease during war

Mobley Joseph S., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Discharged for medical reasons 10/62, Reenlisted 9/1/63, On furlough from hospital due to chronic diarrhea 11/1/64, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen. Lee. NG Living McDade, Texas 1880's.

Moncrief William J., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Deserted 10/16/64 near Fisher's Hill VA, Took oath of loyalty to U.S. at New Creek 10/24/64. 1850 Census list William J. Moncrief age 8 living Coweta Co in the household of Eli S. Moncrief. PR Widow Mrs. O.E. Moncrief applied Campbell Co. She was a GA resident since 1/17/44. They married 7/2/63. Witness A.B. Leigh stated that he went into the charge at Monocacy with Moncrief and that Moncrief was wounded and sent to the rear, and he never saw him again. ( Leigh was wounded and left at hospital in Frederick, and may not have seen Moncrief again even if Moncrief had remained with the command.) There were 2 additional witness' W. McMillian and R.J. Astin, but neither were with the command during the time period that Moncrief disappeared. Widow applied Fulton Co. 1/14/01. NG Listed as deserted, Killed in Fayette County by 1880's.

Moody George J., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Captured 7/15/63 Battery Wagner SC, Exchanged 9/18/64, Hospitalized Richmond 9/24/64, Furlough 30 days 10/12/64, Also listed as Died Danville, VA. NG Died Danville, VA during the war.

Moody James P., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Captured 7/15/63 Battery Wagner SC, Died 1864 a POW at Point Lookout, MD.

Neil Michael J., Sgt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Captured 7/15/63 Battery Wagner, Exchanged 3/15/65, Paroled Montgomery, AL 5/17/65. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG Living Selma, AL 1880's.

Orr Nicholas F., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD. 1850 Census list Nicholas Orr age 12 living Coweta Co in the household of Neah Orr. Living in same household, Walter G. Orr. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861.

Orr Walter G., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Injured in train collision 7/6/62 near Ringgold, GA, Discharged 4/25/63 by furnishing a Substitute. 1850 Census list Walter G. Orr age 11 living Coweta Co in the household of Neah Orr. Living in the same household, Nicholas Orr. NG Died Bonham, TX 1885.

Payne W. Robert, Pvt., Enlisted 10/1/63, Augusta, Gave up to Federal Forces 7/25/64 Newtown, VA, Also listed as Killed at Cedar Creek. NG Listed as Killed.

Phillips Zachariah, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed Train wreck 7/6/62 near Ringgold, GA.

Pinson John G., Pvt., Enlisted 1/13/63, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Died POW Hospital Frederick MD 8/22/64, Buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery Frederick, MD.

Poss Madison, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen Lee. NG Living Palmetto, GA 1880's.

Price Joseph, Pvt., NG Living Tennessee 1880's.

Rainey Richard E. Dick, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Injured slightly in Train Collision near Ringgold 7/6/62, Gun shot wound rt knee 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner in hospital 7/10/64 at Frederick, MD, Exchanged 10/30/64. 1850 Census list Richard Rainey age 8 living Coweta Co in the household of Thomas F. Rainey. NG Died by 1880's.

Ransom Columbus F., Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded in hip 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner 7/10/64 Frederick, MD, Exchanged 10/30/64. RCS Received at Savannah River for exchange 11/15/64. Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG Died soon after the war.

Reynolds Erasmus J., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 9/19/64 Winchester, VA, Captured and Exchanged, Retired 2/17/65 due to wound. 1850 Census list Erasmus J. Reynold age 17, a student, living Coweta Co in the household of Joseph J. Pinson. PR Applied Oglethorpe Co. 2/4/89. A resident of GA since birth 1/23/34. He was shot through the left Wrist with a minnie ball at Winchester 9/19/64. The Wrist joint was destroyed. The Physicians statement described damage to Carpal Joint. E.J. Reynolds died 6/5/08. Widow applied Oglethorpe Co. for pension due deceased soldier. Mary R. Howard married E.J. Reynolds in Coweta Co. 12/1/59. She lived with her married son 9/19/08 and was 68 years old. NG List Ras. Reynolds living Washington, GA 1880's.

Robinson John E., Pvt, Enlisted 5/1/64, Newnan, Gun shot wound rt side of scalp 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner in hospital Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Exchanged 10/30/64, Rejoined unit and surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen. Lee. 1850 Census list John Robinson age 3 living Coweta Co in the household of John E. Robinson. PR Applied Coweta Co 5/12/13. GA resident all his life. His pension was refused at one time because he had an 18 year old son living at home, but his son is now of age. John stated that he was wounded at Monocacy, MD, captured, sent to the Hospital at Baltimore, sent to Savannah, GA, and exchanged on 11/20/64. Witness John B. Goodwyn stated that they were captured at the same time, they went to prison together, were exchanged together, and the two of them and one other went immediately back to the army in VA. John E. Robinson died 4/13/15. Widow Isadore applied Coweta Co 9/4/19. John married Isadore Burch in Coweta Co 9/7/70. NG Living Newnan, GA 1880's

Rowland Benjamin F., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded in hand Cold Harbor, VA, In hospital 6/3/64, Captured 3/25/65 Fort Stedman near Petersburg, VA, Released Point Lookout 6/17/65. 1850 Census list Benjamin F. Rowland age 10 living Coweta Co in the household of Sherwood Rowland. NG Living Newnan, GA 1880's.

Simmons T. Wilborn, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/64, Newnan, Wounded 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Gun shot wound rt side Hatchers Run, VA, In Jackson Hospital Richmond 2/8/65 listed as Wounded. PR Widow applied Wilkes Co. T.W. Simmons died 4/2/81 in Atlanta. He married Miss. Jennie C. Green in Wilkes Co. 10/20/68. She had been a resident of GA all her life. She stated that her husband had been present at the surrender. Witness J.N. Austin of Coweta Co. stated that he had known T.W. Simmons since he was a little boy. He also stated that he, the witness, was present at the surrender, but Simmons was not. Simmons was wounded at Hatcher's Run, and in Jackson Hospital at the time of the surrender. The witness was also wounded at the same time, and in the same hospital ward with him, and he was badly wounded when the witness returned to the command. Simmons was shot through the right Breast.

Sims Martin W.T., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Slightly Wounded, (RCS Sent to hospital at Charleston, SC 8/30/63), Transferred to Phillips Legion 8/26/63 (RCS 2/27/64). 1850 Census list Martin T. Sims age 14 living Coweta Co in the household of Anna Sims. PR Applied Coweta Co. 12/19/87, a resident of GA since 2/7/35. Caught Measels while in Ramsey's 1st. GA. Died 12/7/99 in Coweta Co. Widow applied 3/2/00. M.W.T. Sims married Ellen E. Cuningham 10/30/73 in Lincoln Co. Witness Daniel Swint. She applied Fulton Co. 5/19/20, stated that Sims was wounded at Laurel Hill while in 1st GA. Witness' J.B. Goodwin and J.H. Summers. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861.

Smallwood Gaines T.(Dock), Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 8/1-8/20/63 Morris Island, SC, 60 day furlough from hospital at Charleston 12/26/63, Gun shot wound right leg above knee 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner in hospital at Frederick, MD 7/10/64, POW hospital Baltimore, MD 7/27/64 - 10/25/64, Sent to Point Lookout 10/26/64, Exchanged 10/30/64, Received Savannah 11/15/64. 1860 Census list G.T. Smallwood age 24, a farm laborer living Carroll Co. in the household of John R. Smallwood, age 28, a farmer.

Smallwood Green, Pvt., Enlisted 7/1/63, Newnan, Died 8/16/63 from wounds received at Battery Wagner. 1850 Census list Green Smallwood age 1 living Carroll Co in the household of Riley Smallwood. In same household, Thomas Smallwood.

Smallwood Mark A., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Killed 10/19/64 Ceder Creek, VA.

Smallwood Thomas, Pvt., Enlisted 2/27/64, Newnan, Deserted 10/17/64 Fisher's Hill, VA, Took oath of allegiance to U.S. U.S. Army documents list Thomas Smallwood as: Age 18, 5'6" Tall, A Farmer from Carroll Co. GA. 1850 Census list Thomas Smallwood age 4 living Carroll Co in the household of Riley Smallwood. In same household, Green Smallwood. NG Burned to death Atlanta, GA by 1880's.

Smith Joshua Soule, Pvt., Enlisted 4/1/64, Newnan, Captured 9/19/64 Winchester, VA, Exchanged 1/17/65, Surrendered and paroled Tallahassee, FL 5/10/65. 1850 Census list Joshua Smith age 10 living Carroll Co in the household of Isaac Smith. Living Lexington, KY 1904. Article in Confederate Veteran about Gen. Gordon.

Smith Luther A., Pvt., Enlisted 2/1/64, Newnan, Deserted 12/15/64. PR Applied Fayette Co. 4/6/95, born 9/23/42 in Coweta Co. Enlisted 1/62 into 4th GA Cav. served about 4 months. Hurt by horse falling, unable to ride due to injury. Joined 12th GA 4/63. Witness R.J. Chappell stated that Smith enlisted at Coosawatchie, SC 4/63 - 5/63. At the time of application, he lived at Brooks, GA, and his brother helped support he and his wife. Applied Coweta Co. 1/10/99, transfer from Fayette Co. Applied to transfer from Coweta Co. to Spalding Co. 1900, and in 1901 applied to transfer back to Fayette Co. Luther A. Smith died at the state sanitarum in Baldwin Co. 5/18/15. Widow applied 6/9/15 Fayette Co. Luther Smith married Mary Jane Bowers 6/19/69 in Fayette Co. She died 11/16/32 at Brooks, Fayette Co., and is buried at County Line Cemetery, near Brooks. Her age at death, 75. Luther Smith stated as a witness to Robert Chappell's application that both he and Chappell had surrendered at Appomattox. Luther is also buried at County Line Cemetery next to Mary Jane, his grave is marked L.A. Smith. NG List Luke Smith as deserted, and living in Texas in 1880's.

Spence J.S. NG Listed as Pvt.

Stamps James T., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Captured Lexington, KY 10/24/62, Exchanged 12/62, AWOL 2/19/63, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, 11/1/64 listed as sick on furlough, Captured 4/26/65 Carrollton GA, Paroled 5/2/65. 1850 Census list James T. Stamps age 12 living Coweta Co in the household of James Stamps. In the same household, John R. and William Stamps. PR Applied Douglas Co. 5/2/01. Born Coweta Co. 2/20/36. At home on sick furlough at time of surrender. A farmer with an invalid wife and children. Witness J.F. Hollis mentions that James receives support from a son in Atlanta. Living 1913. NG Living Daniels Mills, GA.

Stamps John R., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Captured Lexington, KY 10/24/62 Exchanged 12/4/62, AWOL 2/19/63, Gun shot wound left leg amputated 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner 7/10/64 in hospital at Frederick, MD, Exchanged 10/30/64. 1850 Census list John R. Stamps age 8 living Coweta Co in the household of James Stamps. In the same household, James T. and William Stamps. PR Applied Coweta Co. 10/23/79. Left leg amputated below knee. Witness G.M. Hanvey of Fulton Co. Applied Fulton Co. 2/5/89, a resident of GA since 12/41. NG Living Newnan, GA 1880's. Served as an escort at Major Hanvey's funeral in 1900, as a member of Atlanta UCV Camp 159.

Stamps William M., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Captured Lexington, KY 10/24/62, Exchanged 12/4/62, AWOL 2/19/63, Gun shot wound to head 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Died 7/17/64 in POW hospital Frederick, MD., Buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery Frederick, MD. 1850 Census list William Stamps age 10 living Coweta Co in the household of James Stamps. In the same household, James T. and John R. Stamps.

Stanford Hezekiah, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded in leg 10/28/63 Fort Sumter, Gun shot wound thigh 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Died Frederick, MD in POW hospital 7/11/64, Buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery Frederick, MD.

Stephens William L.(Buck), Pvt., Enlisted 4/21/63, Newnan, Gun shot wound in thigh 6/2/64 Cold Harbor, VA, Given 40 day furlough 7/19/64. 1850 Census list William Stephens age 5 living Carroll Co in the household of W.D. Stephens. NG Living Texas 1880's.

Stewart J.H., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, In hospital at Augusta 7/1/62 - 5/63, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65. PR A witness for J.B. Thomas in 1900, living in Gwinnett Co. He stated that they were both present at the surrender. NG Living Lawrenceville, GA 1880's.

Swint Daniel, Sgt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Cold Harbor 6/2/64, Rt arm amputated above elbow. PR Applied Coweta Co 11/12/79. Right Arm amputated 6/3/64 by Brigade Surgeon Dr. Lamas, due to wound received 6/2/64 at Cold Harbor (Also referred to as Turkey Ridge and Gaines Farm). Also served in 1st. GA. Commissioned Officer's Affidavit by J.W. Anderson. Swint had been a resident of GA since 12/56. NG Died 6/20/90.

Thomas James B., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Court Marshall 8/4/64, In prison thru 12/1/64, Sentence Commuted by Gen. Early, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65 with Gen. Lee. Applied Hall Co. 4/11/99. Born Walton Co. 9/27/34. Served in Ramsey's 1st. GA Reg. 1 year and 12th GA Bat. 3 years. Discharged at Appomattox. Formally a School Teacher, no family, disabled due to falling from a horse about 1895. Witness J.H. Dent of Fulton Co. stated that J.B. served until the surrender. Witness M.A. Thomas of Hall Co. stated that he was 10 years old when J.B. was in war. Files include a letter from former Gen. Clement A. Evans recommending J.B. as a worthy applicant. Witness J.H. Stewart of Gwinnett Co. stated that both he and J.B. were present at the surrender. J.B. moved to Gwinnett Co. in 1902 and applied for a pension transfer.

Thomas Montgomery L., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Discharged by furnishing a substitute 5/5/63. NG Served in 37th GA, died 6/11/85.

Tompkins Nicholas, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Court Marshall, Discharged 10/28/64 by order of Gen. Early, Also listed as wounded. NG Died by 1880's.

Vance George W., Pvt., Enlisted 8/1/62, Newnan, Wounded, In hospital at Farmville, VA 3/16/65 with chronic bronchitis and intermittent fever, Surrendered 4/15/65 Lynchburg, VA. 1850 Census list George Vance age 19 living Coweta Co in the household of James Vance. PR Applied Polk Co. 1/97. Vance was a GA resident all his life since 1/15/32. Witness James W. Anderson of Coweta Co. stated that he had known Vance for 50 years, and that the witness was Capt. of Co A 12th GA Battalion, and that Vance had served with him 1862 - 1865, and was in service at the close of the war. Vance was a harness maker by trade, and he was supported by the help of his children. NG Living Cedartown, GA 1880's.

Vandivere Alexander P., Pvt., Enlisted 10/1/63, Newnan, Present 6/16/64, Deserted 6/18/64 near Lynchburg, VA. NG Deserted between Lynchburg and Salem, VA 6/18/64, living White County, GA.

Vines John, Pvt. NG Living Atlanta, GA 1880's.

Walden William W., Pvt., Enlisted 12/6/62, Newnan, Substitute for G.L. Hudson, Transferred to 53ed GA Inf 6/12/64 in exchange for T.D. Goodwin.

Ward Pleasent L., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Injured 7/6/62 in Train wreck near Ringgold, GA, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65. NG Scalded in Train wreck, living Franklin, GA.

Ward Richard W., Pvt., Enlisted 3/1/64, Newnan, 11/1/64 listed as present, last entry.

Ward W.D., Pvt., Enlisted 3/1/64, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Present 12/24/64. PR Applied Douglas Co. 9/10/04, born 4/27/48 Coweta Co. Served about 16 months, taken prisoner 4/6/65 near Appomattox, VA. Taken to Newport News, VA prison, paroled 7/65. Witness' A.R. Word and John E. Robinson state that they were present at the surrender, and that Ward was captured 3 days earlier. He had been a farmer, but was being supported by his children. Had a wife and one minor child, a daughter age 14. They lived on the R.M. Johnson place. W.D. Ward was sent to the state sanitarium by a jury trial 2/10/10, a lunatic. Ward died 3/25/14. Widow applied Douglas Co. 9/30/14. W.D. Ward married Sarah J. Langford 2/5/67 in Troup Co.

Watkins Benjamin, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Gun shot wound rt. leg Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Taken prisoner in hospital at Frederick MD 7/10/64, Transferred to hospital at Baltimore, MD, Exchanged from Point Lookout POW Camp 10/30/64, Received Venus Point on Savannah River 11/15/64 part of a group of over 3000 invalid soldiers who were exchanged for humanitarian reasons. 1850 Census list Benjamin Watkins age 16 living Campbell Co. in the household of Reese Watkins. Benjamin died 10/16/07 from injuries sustained when hit by a street car in Fulton Co GA, buried Cold Springs Primitive Baptist Church Douglas Co. GA. PR Applied 2/25/89 in Douglas Co. Shin bone fractured 3" above right ankle by mini ball. Witness J.W. Anderson. Doctor statement indicates that Benjamin is disable. Widow applied 9/9/08. Benjamin Watkins married Amelia Frances Word 2/20/56 Carroll Co.

Watkins Jefferson M., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Transferred 4/15/63 to Co K 30 GA Reg. 1850 Census list Jefferson M. Watkins age 22 living Campbell Co in the household of Benjamin T. Watkins NG Living Texas 1880's.

Welch Francis S., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded rt lung Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, Taken prisoner in hospital at Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Exchanged 3/15/65. RCS Paroled at Point Lookout, MD, and transferred to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange 3/15/65. Received at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, VA 3/18/65. Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG Died by 1880's.

Welch Joseph J., Sgt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded Monocacy, MD 7/9/64, On provost duty at Newnan, GA at close of War. RCS On wounded furlough 8/31/64. Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861.

Wells William A., Pvt., Enlisted 4/25/63, Newnan, Substitute for W.G. Orr, Detailed to Camp Winder Hospital Richmond 11/64 - 1/65, In hospital Danville, VA 4/5/65 with intermittent fever. NG Died 1/27/93.

Wester Samuel Paschal, Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Present 5/22/62, Died at home 1862. 1850 Census list Samuel P. Wester age 21, a student, living Coweta Co in the household of Daniel Wester.

Whatley William R.(Watley), Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, AWOL 2/19/63, Gun shot wound lung Cold Harbor 6/2/64, Died Richmond, VA. 7/7/64, Buried Oakwood Cemetery Richmond, VA. area GD 58. 1850 Census list William R. Whatley age 6 living Coweta Co in the household of William M. Whatley. RCS Served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA 1861.

Wilkinson Henry Q., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, In hospital at Charleston 8/20/63, In hospital at Charlottesville, VA 6/17/64 with acute diarrhea, In hospital 7/8/64 & 9/30/64, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65. RCS Served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861.

Williams Augustus R., Pvt., Enlisted 7/1/62, Newnan, AWOL 2/19/63, Wounded 10/30/63 Fort Sumter, In hospital at Savannah 2/26/64 - 4/30/64, Given furlough from hospital, 11/1/64 listed as absent. 1850 Census list Augustus R. Williams age 14 living Coweta Co in the household of Isaac Williams, a carpenter. In the same household, George W. and Madison F. Williams. RCS Served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG Died at home 2/4/87.

Williams George W., Pvt., Enlisted 3/1/64, Newnan, Wounded, In hospital at Staunton, VA 9/24/64, 11/1/64 listed as absent at hospital, Surrendered 4/15/65 Lynchburg, VA. 1850 Census list George W. Williams age 4 living Coweta Co in the household of Isaac Williams, a carpenter. In the same household, Augustus R. and Madison F. Williams. NG Living Fairburn, GA 1880's, died Atlanta, GA 6/7/92.

Williams Madison F., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Detached with Maj. Hanvey 4/30/64, In hospital at Richmond with acute diarrhea 6/1/64, Wounded 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, Taken prisoner in hospital at Frederick, MD 7/10/64, Exchanged 10/30/64, Captured 4/6/65 at High Bridge near Farmville, VA, Released (RCS Newport News, VA) 6/25/65. 1850 Census list Madison F. Williams age 10 living Coweta Co in the household of Isaac Williams, a carpenter. In the same household, Augustus R. and George W. Williams. RCS Also served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG Living New Orleans, LA, died by 1890's.

Wilson Joseph N., Pvt., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, AWOL 12/63, Wounded 7/9/64 Monocacy, MD, 11/1/64 listed as on furlough. PR Applied Carroll Co 8/18/19. Born 1842 in GA, resided in GA all his life. Wounded rt arm Monocacy, sent to hospital Lynchburg, VA. Given 60 day furlough from Lynchburg. Furlough was renewed by Dr. Devine of Newnan Hospital. After becomming able to return, was cut off from my command by the Enemy. Became a member of Lavender Ray's Company made up in Coweta and Carroll Cos. Never able to get back to the command. Wittness' John B. Goodwin of Newnan, and John N. Austin of Sargent, both present at surrender. Joseph died 7/6/27, Widow Fannie A. Wilson, they were married 9/5/05 Carroll Co at home of J.G.W. Lassetter near Villa Rica.

Woodard Tobias(Woodward), Pvt., Enlisted 4/15/63, Newnan, Transferred from Co K 30th Ga Inf, Surrendered Appomattox 4/9/65. PR Applied Carroll Co 3/31/99. Born 3/7/40 Cherokee Co AL. GA resident all of life except 5 years in AL. Moved back in 1894. Enlisted 1861 into 30th Ga. Served 12 months. Transferred to 12th GA Bat. Served nearly 4 years. Present at surrender. Witness Alvan Freeman. Occupation: Farmer, Family: Wife, 2 daughters, 1 son.

Wooten Jesse C.(Wootten), Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 1863, Discharged by furnishing a Substitute 8/12/63. PR Widow Frances Dent Wooten applied Fulton Co. 1/26/00. She had been a GA resident all her life, born 1841. They married 11/10/59. She stated that Jessee enlisted 4/1/62 and served until 9/63. He contracted diarrhora which he suffered until his death 1/22/74. He did reenter the Army after a few months, but was still feeble, and he came out broken down and emaciated. Witness' J.R. Stamps, G.M. Hanvey, and J.P. Martin confirmed her statement except, they did not mention a return to service. NG Furnished substitute David Hendrix, died 1/22/74.

Word Albert R., Cpl., Enlisted 5/1/62, Newnan, Wounded 10/27/63 Fort Sumter, 11/1/64 listed as present, last entry. 1850 Census list Albert R. Word age 6 living Coweta Co in the household of William B. Word, a sadler. PR Widow applied Fulton Co. 10/12/17. Albert R. Word married Georgia K. Snelling in Stewart Co. 6/21/69. He died in Atlanta 1906. Witness' Alvin Freeman, Jno N. Austin, and John B. Goodwyn. Freeman and Goodwyn were both in 1st GA and 12th GA with Word, Austin was in 12th GA only with him. Word was at surrender, but refused to give his name and formally surrender. His name is in Goodwyn's Orderly Book. RCS Served in Co. A Ramsey's 1st. GA in 1861. NG Living Newnan, GA 1880's.


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