Unit 5 B

GA 1st infantry Regiment

(Mercer - Olmstead's)

Company B

Barrett, Michael -- See Captain J. B. Read's Independent Company, Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

Bent, James -- See Company A.

Bradley, Edward -- Private - May 16, 1862. Captured near Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Released, Camp Morton, Indiana May 19, 1865.

Brennan, James -- Enlisted as a private in Captain Way's Independent Company Georgia Infantry (Forrest City Rangers), July 18, 1861. Mustered out November 18, 1861. Enlisted as a private, Company B, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), May 9, 1862. Captured, Marietta, Georgia July 3, 1864. Released, Camp Douglas, Illinois May 16, 1865.

Burke, Richard -- See Captain J. B. Read's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

Burna, William -- Private - May 9, 1861. Appears on receipt roll for clothing dated February 17, 1864. No later record.

Carrick, John -- See Captain J. B. Read's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

Carroll, Thomas -- See Company A.

Cash, Michael -- Private - May 9, 1861. Sent to Jonesboro, Georgia hospital in 1864. Captured Macon, Georgia April 20-21, 1865.

Cleary, Richard (or Clary) -- Private - May 9, 1861. Captured, Marietta, Georgia July 3, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and enlisted in U. S. Army at Camp Douglas, Illinois April 2, 1865.

Coleman, John -- Sergeant. -- See private Company A.

Condon, Thomas -- 2nd Sergeant. -- See private Company A.

Connihan, Patrick -- See Company A.

Cooney, John -- Private - May 16, 1861. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia August 25, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government September 20, 1864.

Cooney, Thomas W. -- Private - June 30, 1861. Deserted June 9, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Hilton Head, South Carolina and released upon accepting employment in Quartermaster Department, U. S. A., June 22, 1864.

Copp, Charles -- Private - July 6, 1861. On detached duty October 31, 1862. No later record.

Corbett, James -- See Read's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

Cotter, Garrett -- 3rd Corporal - May 9, 1862. At home, sick, November 30, 1862. No later record.

Coughlan, Thomas -- See Captain Read's Independent Company, Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

Craney, Lawrence -- See Company D.

Cronan, Cornelius J. -- Private - May 14, 1862. On detail duty, machinist at Columbus, Georgia June 2-December 31, 1862. No later record.

Crotty, James -- Private - May 9, 1862. On detail duty as Captain's orderly December 31, 1862. No later record.

Crotty, Thomas J. -- Private - May 9, 1862. On detached service in Quartermaster Department at Savannah, Georgia May 5-31, 1863. No later record.

Crowley, Jeremiah -- Private - May 14, 1862. On detail duty, machinist at Columbus, Georgia, June 2-December 31, 1862. No later record.

Cummings, Michael -- See Company A.

Dailey, Thomas -- Private - May 9, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Deacey, John (or Deacy) -- 2nd Lieutenant. -- See Company A.

Dinnon, Edward -- Private - May 9, 1861. Sick in hospital November 30, 1862. No later record.

Doherty, Michael -- Private - May 9, 1861. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. Died, pneumonia, Camp Chase, Ohio November 18, 1864. Grave #487, Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

Dooner, James -- 1st Lieutenant. -- See 2nd Lieutenant Company A.

Dooner, William H. -- 3rd Sergeant - May 9, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Savannah, Georgia March 27, 1865.

Doyle, Daniel -- Private - May 9, 1861. Captured, Chatham County, Georgia Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Louisville, Kentucky, to be released north of Ohio River, June 24, 1864.

Duggan, John -- See Company A.

Dunberry, Christopher (or Danlevy) -- Private. Sick in Augusta, Georgia hospital November 3-December 31, 1862. No later record.

Entwistle, William W. -- Private - May 9, 1862. Deserted May 25, 1863.

Ferrell, James (or Farrell) -- Private - May 9, 1862. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia August 25, 1864. Received by Provost Marshal General, Department of the Ohio, a Confederate deserter. Received at Jonesboro, Georgia September 3, 1864.

Ferrell, Thomas H. (or Farrell) -- Enlisted as a private, Company H, 26th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, August 1, 1861. Appointed Ordnance Sergeant March 1862. Transferred to Company B, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), May 9, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1862, shows him sick in Augusta, Georgia hospital since November 3rd. No later record.

Fitzpatrick, John -- Private - May 9, 1862. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. Released, Camp Chase, Ohio May 16, 1865.

Fleming, James -- See Company A.

Fleming, Michael -- Private - May 9, 1862. Wounded, Jonesboro, Georgia August 19, 1864. No later record.

Foley, Daniel -- See Company A.

Fowler, William J. -- Private - May 9, 1861. Deserted December 26, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Nashville, Tennessee January 9, 1865.

Furlong, Thomas F. -- Private - May 16, 1862. Captured, Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 16, 1864. No later record.

Gahan, Patrick W. (or Gheahem) -- Private - May 9, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia August 25, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Louisville, Kentucky and released to remain north of Ohio River October 14, 1864.

Geishenheimer, William -- Private - May 12, 1862. Transferred to Company C, December 31, 1863. Acting Sergeant Major. Captured near Columbia, Tennessee December 22, 1864. Released, Camp Chase, Ohio March 14, 1865.

Gleason, Patrick I. (or Gleeson) -- Private - May 9, 1862. Roll for July 1, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Goodwin, Michael -- 1st Sergeant. -- See 3rd Sergeant Company A.

Goulden, James (or Golden) -- Enlisted as a private, Company K, 26th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, August 1, 1861. Absent without leave April 30, 1862. Enlisted as a private, Company B, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), May 12, 1862. Delivered to Captain Blain, Company A, 26th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, as a deserter from this company by order of General Lawton in 1862. No later record.

Hackett, William -- See Company A.

Hanlon, Stephen -- Private - May 12, 1862. Absent sick July 1, 1862. No later record.

Harrington, John -- See Company A.

Hart, John -- 4th Corporal. -- See Company A.

Hart, John -- See Company A.

Hayes, Patrick, Jr. -- See Company A.

Healy, Dennis -- Private - May 9, 1862. Died, disease, at Savannah, Georgia November 6, 1862.

Healy, Thomas -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant 1862. Roll for July 1, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Hines, Thomas -- Private - May 9, 1862. Captured, Smyrna Church, Georgia July 7, 1864. Died, Camp Chase, Ohio.

Horan, Bernard -- Private - May 9, 1862. On extra daily duty November 30, 1862. No later record.

Kavanaugh, John (or Kavannah) -- Private - May 9, 1862. In Savannah, Georgia hospital July 1, 1862. No later record.

Leary, Jeremiah -- Private - May 9, 1862. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government April 1, 1864. Forwarded from Hilton Head, South Carolina to New York May 30, 1864.

Leary, Peter -- Private - June 30, 1861. Detailed ship carpenter at H. F. Willinks Ship Yard June 2, 1862. No later record.

Lovett, Jacob -- Private - May 9, 1861. Left in Savannah, Georgia when en route to front.

Madden, Peter -- Private - May 16, 1862. Enlisted in Company D, 22nd Battalion, Georgia Heavy Artillery May 19, 1862.”Brought to camp under arrest by order of General Mercer, for violation of 22nd Article of War, having joined Oglethorpe Siege Artillery July 1, 1862.” On detached duty November 30, 1862. No later record.

Maher, Jeremiah (or Maha) -- Enlisted as a private in Captain Way's Independent Company, Forrest City Rangers, July 18, 1861. Mustered out November 18, 1861. Enlisted as a private, Company B, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), May 9, 1862. Captured, Marietta, Georgia July 3, 1864. Released, Camp Douglas, Illinois May 16, 1865.

Malloy, Thomas F. (or Mallon) -- Private - May 14, 1862. Captured, Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Released, Camp Morton, Indiana May 22, 1865.

Martin, Michael -- Enlisted as a private, Company K, 26th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, June 15, 1861. Enlisted as a private, Company B, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), in 1862. Delivered to Captain Blain as a deserter July 1, 1862. Transferred to Company E, 22nd Battalion, Georgia Heavy Artillery October 10, 1862. Deserted at Savannah, Georgia December 25, 1862.

McCullough, John -- Private - May 12, 1862. Roll for July 1, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

McDonald, James -- Private - May 10, 1862. Sick in hospital November 30, 1862. No later record.

McElligott, Michael -- See Company A.

McGowan, James -- Private - May 9, 1862. Deserted to enemy at Savannah, Georgia December 21, 1864. To be sent to Provost Marshal General, New York City, April 7, 1865.

McGrath, James -- Private - March 1, 1862. Captured, Marietta, Georgia July 3, 1864. Released, Camp Douglas, Illinois May 13, 1865.

McGriel, Andrew -- Private - May 9, 1862. Wounded, Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 27, 1864. No later record.

McKeon, Robert -- Private - May 10, 1862. Captured, Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Released, Camp Morton, Indiana May 22, 1865.

McNichols, Edward G. -- See Company A.

McSorley, Laughlin -- 4th Sergeant - May 9, 1862. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. Paroled, Camp Chase, Ohio and transferred to City Point, Virginia for exchange March 4, 1865. Received, Boulware & Cox’s Wharves, James River, Virginia March 10-12, 1865.

Moore, Thomas A. -- Private - May 9, 1862. Deserted April 1, 1865. Reported at Savannah, Georgia and expressed wish to go north April 16, 1865.

Muller, J. H. -- Private - May 9, 1862. Wounded, Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. No later record.

Murphey, Thomas -- See Company A.

Murphy, John -- See Company A.

Murray, Timothy -- Private - June 30, 1862. Detailed as ship carpenter at H. F. Willinks Ship Yard June 2. 1862. Deserted June 9, 1864. Went into enemies lines at Fort Pulaski, Georgia June 17, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and released to work in Quartermaster Department in 1864.

Murtha, James -- Private - May 9, 1862. Captured, Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 15, 1864. Released, Rock Island, Illinois May 18, 1865.

Noone, Patrick -- Private - May 10, 1862. Roll for July 1, 1862. last on file, shows him present. No later record.

O'Brien, Patrick H -- See Captain J. B. Read's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

O'Bryne, John H. -- See Company C.

O'Connell, James -- See Company A.

O'Conner, David -- Captain - May 9, 1861. Died, tuberculosis, at Fort Screven near Savannah, Georgia June 25, 1863.

O'Connor, Michael -- See Captain J. B. Read's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

O'Hara, Thomas -- See Company A.

O'Reilly, David -- Private - May 9, 1861. No later record.

O'Reilly, Patrick -- See Captain J. B. Read's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

O'Sullivan, Daniel -- See Captain J. B. Read's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

Owens, William Oscar -- Private - May 12, 1862. Appointed Musician. Transferred to Company A, 1st Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters August 11, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Owensby, Robert -- Private - May 9, 1861. No later record.

Powers, John -- See Company A.

Powers, Patrick -- Private - May 14, 1862. Died August 31, 1862.

Quinnan, John -- Private - May 9, 1862. Reported at Savannah, Georgia, a Confederate deserter, May 1865.

Redmond, James -- Private - May 12, 1862. Roll for July 1, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Reilly, Daniel -- See Company A.

Reilly, Francig -- Private - May 14, 1862. Roll for July 1, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Reilly, James K. -- Private - May 9, 1862. Detailed by Brigadier General Lawton May 23, 1862. No later record.

Reilly, John -- Private - May 14, 1862. Absent on Steamer Kabe, December 31, 1862. No later record.

Reilly, Peter -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - May 9, 1861. Appointed Adjutant in 1865. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Reilly, Timothy -- 5th Sergeant - May 9, 1862. Captured, Murfreesboro, Tennessee December 3, 1862. Exchanged. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Right, Albert -- See Wright, Albert.

Roberts, Joseph W. -- Private - May 9, 1862. Sick in hospital October 31, 1862. No later record.

Robinson, John D. -- Private - May 9, 1862. Detailed, account of disability, to Captain T. N. Neely, A. Q. M., at Savannah, Georgia July 21, 1864. No later record.

Roche, Daniel -- 1st Corporal. -- See Company A.

Rourke, John -- Private - May 9, 1862. Detached by order of General Mercer and ordered to report to George W. Adams August 23, 1863. No later record.

Scott, Michael -- Private - May 10, 1862. Captured, Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 19, 1864. Released, Camp Morton, Indiana, date not stated.

Shea, Murtagh -- See Company A.

Sheridan, Charles -- Private - June 30, 1861. Detailed as ship carpenter at H. F. Willink's Ship Yard, June 1862. Deserted at Fort Pulaski, Georgia June 9, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and released to work in Quartermaster Department June 22, 1864.

Shine, Michael -- Private - May 14, 1862, Captured Triune, Tennessee, December 19, 1864. Released, Camp Chase, Ohio May 15, 1865.

Smith, Hugh -- Private - May 9, 1862. Captured, Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Released, Camp Morton, Indiana May 22, 1865.

Sullivan, Cornelius -- See Company A.

Sullivan, Daniel -- See Company A.

Sullivan, Daniel P. -- Private - May 9, 1862. Wounded, Rough and Ready, Georgia August 15, 1864. Captured, Allatoona Mountain, Georgia October 19, 1864. Released, Camp Douglas, Illinois May 12, 1865.

Sullivan, Eugene -- 2nd Corporal. -- See Company A.

Sullivan, James -- See Company A.

Sullivan, Jeremiah -- Private - May 12, 1862. Sick in hospital November 6, 1862. No later record.

Sullivan, John -- Private - May 10, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Sullivan, Owen -- Private - May 9, 1862. Regimental returns for December 1862, show him on extra duty as cook. No later record.

Tuberty, Patrick -- Private - May 16, 1862. Captured, Chatham County, Georgia in 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government, Louisville, Kentucky and released to remain north of Ohio River June 22, 1864.

Walsh, Dennis -- Private - May 12, 1862. Captured, Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Released, Camp Morton, Indiana May 23, 1865.

Walsh, Edward -- See Captain J. C. Read's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, subsequently Company E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's).

Walsh, James J. -- Private - May 9, 1862. On detail by order of Brigadier General Lawton May 23-September 20, 1862. No later record.

Walsh, Jeremiah -- Private - May 9, 1862. Detailed as ship carpenter at H. F. Willinks Ship Yard May 9, 1862. No later record.

Walsh, Maurice -- See Company A.

Walsh, William -- Private - May 9, 1862. Captured, Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia July 3, 1864. Released, Camp Douglas, Illinois May 16, 1865.

Ward, Thomas F. -- Private - May 9, 1862. Captured, Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 19, 1864. Died, Camp Morton, Indiana March 27, 1865.

Warren, James -- See Company A.

Wickham, Edward -- Private - May 9, 1862. On daily duty as cook November 30, 1862. No later record.

Wright, Albert W. -- Private - May 12, 1862. Transferred to Company A, 1st Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters; to C. S. in Navy 1863. No later record.


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