Unit 5 D

GA 1st infantry Regiment

(Mercer - Olmstead's)

Company D

Chatham County

"Savannah City Light Guards" or "City Light Guards"

Atchison, George -- Private - August 6, 1861. Appears last an roll for April 30, 1863. No later record.

Baker, John R. B. -- Enlisted as a private, Company D, 2nd Battalion Georgia Cavalry November 23, 1861. Transferred to Company D, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), March 8, 1862. Captured, Central Railroad, December 6, 1864. Released, Fort Delaware, Delaware June 16, 1865.

Barnwell, Edward W. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Sick in hospital April 30, 1863. No later record.

Barnwell, James H. C. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Captured near Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Paroled, Camp Morton, Indiana for exchange March 15, 1865. Received, Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 23, 1865.

Barnwell, Robert -- Private - April 10, 1864. Appears on receipt roll for clothing issued August 13, 1864. No later record.

Bassinger, J. A. -- Private - January 8, 1864. No later record.

Bassinger, S. S. -- Private - May 15, 1864. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Savannah, Georgia March 11, 1865.

Beasley, Robert A. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Transferred to Company A, 1st Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters August 13, 1862. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Louisville, Kentucky and released to remain north of Ohio River during war July 27, 1864.

Bell, Joseph P. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged by civil authority September 6, 1862.

Bingham, S. P. -- Private - April 10, 1864. No later record.

Black, William -- Private - August 6, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Blaque, Charles -- Private - July 21, 1862. Died November 1, 1862.

Bradley, Henry C. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Captured Macon, Georgia April 1865. No later record.

Brady, John -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged, over-age, September 8, 1862.

Burket, Peter -- Private - September 4, 1861. Discharged by civil authority September 18, 1862.

Burnham, William H. (or Burnam) -- Private - August 6, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Butler, Lawrence C. -- See Company A.

Callaway, John A. -- Enlisted as a private in Company K, 22nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 2, 1862. Discharged, furnished Patrick Fitzgerald as substitute, February 20, 1863. Enlisted as a private in Company D, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), March 3, 1864. Captured, Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Paroled, Camp Morton, Indiana and forwarded to Pt. Lookout, Maryland for exchange March 10, 1865. Received, Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 23, 1865. No later record.

Callaway, Madison, A. B. -- Private - April 22, 1864. Captured, Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Paroled, Camp Morton, Indiana and forwarded to Pt. Lookout, Maryland for exchange March 10, 1865. Received, Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 23, 1865.

Cardell, W H. -- 2nd Corporal - August 6, 1861. On special duty in Ordnance Department December 31, 1863. No later record.

Carolan, Thomas -- See Company E.

Chisholm, James C. (or Joseph C.) -- Private - January 2, 1863. Captured, Marietta, Georgia July 3, 1864. Released, Camp Morton, Indiana May 18, 1865.

Christian, H. R. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged, furnished H. H. O'Farrell as substitute, November 30, 1862.

Clare, Thomas B. -- Private - January 2, 1862. Deserted December 29, 1862.

Cohen, Manheim -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged, under-age, February 18, 1863.

Cole, D. Lawrence -- Private - February 7, 1862. Sent to General Hospital November 5, 1863. No later record.

Cole, Henry George Washington -- Private - December 18, 1861. Captured, Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Paroled, Camp Morton, Indiana and forwarded to Pt. Lookout, Maryland for exchange February 19, 1865.

Conner, Martin -- Private - August 6, 1861. Stabbed and killed at Savannah, Georgia April 8, 1862.

Cosgrove, William -- Private - January 2, 1862. Deserted June 15, 1862.

Costigan, Edward F. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Deserted prior to October 1862. Counts, John W. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Deserted. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia August 24, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee September 16, 1864.

Coyle, James (or Coile) -- Private - August 6, 1861. Transferred to Company A, 1st Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters August 1862. Reenlisted for the war October 31, 1862. No later record.

Craney, Lawrence -- Private - April 22, 1862. Transferred to Company B, in 1864. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 15, 1864. Enlisted in U. S. Navy at Rock Island, Illinois July 21, 1864.

Cullens, Alexander R. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged, under-age, prior to September 1, 1861.

Cunningham, C. M. -- 1st Lieutenant - October 1, 1861. Elected Captain November 1861. Captured at Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Released, Johnson’s Island, Ohio, June 14, 1865.

Curren, John (or Curran) -- Private - August 6, 1861. Transferred to C. S. Navy October 6, 1862. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia, a Confederate deserter, August 24, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Louisville, Kentucky September 26, 1864.

Cushing, John G. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Appointed 2nd Sergeant. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Dacey, James -- Enlisted as a private in Captain Way's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, Forest City Rangers, July 18, 1861. Mustered out November 18, 1861. Enlisted as a private in Company D, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), January 3, 1862. Sent to General Hospital at Savannah, Georgia December 14, 1863, date cancelled. Deserted. Reported at Savannah, Georgia April 11, 1865, "wished to go North.”

Daniels, T. T. -- Private - May 6, 1864. No later record.

DeLorge, Philip J. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged November 1, 1862.

Diehl, Robert A. -- Private - September 30, 1863. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia May 18, 1865.

Dimond, Robert -- Private - August 6, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Elliott, Robert Habersham -- 1st Lieutenant - August 6, 1861. Resigned September 1861.

Erwin, Maurice -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged, over-age, January 11, 1863.

Espotano, Jefferson -- Private - December 4, 1861. Captured at Atlanta, Georgia June 18, 1864. Paroled, Camp Morton, Indiana and forwarded to Pt. Lookout, Maryland for exchange March 15, 1865.

Farmer, D. A. -- Private - September 30, 1863. Captured at Marietta, Georgia June 18, 1864. Died at Camp Morton, Indiana February 24, 1865.

Fathers, George G. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Roll for December 21, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Ferguson, T. H. -- Private - March 1, 1864. No later record.

Fetzer, Robert C. -- 3rd Corporal - August 6, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865. Born in Georgia

Foley, William -- Private - August 6, 1861. Deserted December 25, 1862.

Glenn, James -- Private - August 6, 1861. Deserted March 15, 1862.

Goolsby, Frank (or Fleming) -- Private - August 6, 1861. Appointed Sergeant; Ensign. Captured at Jonesboro, Georgia September 2, 1864. Released, Camp Douglas, Illinois May 17, 1865.

Harper, Charles W. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Captured at Lovejoy Station, Georgia September 2, 1864. Released, Camp Douglas, Illinois May 17, 1865.

Harvey, Simeon T. (colored) -- Musician - August 6, 1861. Absent, sick, December 30, 1863. No later record.

Hastedtt, Henry -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged by civil authority January 21, 1863.

Hayse, Isaac -- Private - July 1, 1863. Captured near Marietta; Georgia June 19, 1864. Died at Camp Morton, Indiana January 31, 1865.

Healey, James -- Private - April 12, 1862. No later record.

Hernandez, William -- 3rd Sergeant - August 6, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant January 3, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Hinkin, Henry -- Private - August 6, 1861. Died in General Hospital at Savannah, Georgia March 14, 1863.

Holliday, T. A. -- Private - February 25, 1864. No later record.

Hooks, E. B. -- Private - December 23, 1863. No later record.

Hourine, James (or Homine) -- Private - October 1, 1861. Accidentally killed in camp at Wilmington Island, North Carolina December 26, 1861.

Hunt, Richard -- Private - December 20, 1861. Deserted June 1, 1862. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia, a Confederate deserter, August 23, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Louisville, Kentucky, to remain north of Ohio River during war, September 26, 1864.

Hutchinson, William R. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Jennings, H. W. -- Private - February 26, 1862. Captured. No later record.

Jennings, Thomas -- Private - May 11, 1862. Deserted August 8, 1862.

Jennings, William R. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Jones, J. M. -- Private - September 30, 1863. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia May 21, 1865.

Jones, Jake A. -- Private - September 25, 1863. Appears on receipt roll for clothing issued March 9, 1864. No later record.

King, J. R. -- Private - March 3, 1862. Captured. No later record.

Laffey, John (or Lappey) -- Enlisted as a private in Captain Way's Independent Company Georgia Infantry, Forest City Rangers, July 18, 1861. Mustered out November 18, 1861. Enlisted as a private in Company D, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), January 3, 1862. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, June 16, 1864. Enlisted in U. S. Navy at Rock Island, Illinois, July 6, 1864.

Leigh, J. D. -- Private - May 14, 1863. Wounded. No later record.

Leonardy, Joseph -- Private - August 6, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Levy, S. Yates – Captain - August 6, 1861. Elected Major November 1861. Captured at Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Released, Johnson's Island, Ohio, June 15, 1865.

Lewis, Robert H. -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - October 13, 1862. -- See 1st Sergeant Company C.

Lewis, Robert H. -- See 1st Sergeant Company C.

Martin, Albert -- Private - August 6, 1861. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Nashville, Tennessee, December 22, 1864.

McDermott, A. -- Private - September 30, 1863. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia May 19, 1865.

McDuff, J. T. -- Private - March 30, 1863. Killed at Marietta, Georgia July 3, 1864.

McFeeley, J. -G. -- Private - December 21, 1863. No later record.

McGrath, Jerry F. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged September 16, 1862.

McLeary, W. H. -- Private - January 2, 1862. Absent without leave December 20-31, 1863. No later record.

Mehigan, John -- Private - August 6, 1861. Deserted prior to October 1862.

Moore, John N. -- Private - March 27, 1862. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 16, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Rock Island, Illinois and enlisted in U. S. Army, but was rejected by mustering officer and released, October 11, 1864.

Mulligan, Thomas -- Private - December 4, 1861. Deserted November 11, 1862.

Murphey, Dennis C. (or Murphy) -- Private - August 6, 1861. Appointed Corporal; Sergeant. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia July 19, 1864. Exchanged, James River, Virginia March 23, 1865.

Nash, William T. -- Private - October 28, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Nelson, Henry -- Private - August 6, 1861. Died September 20, 1862.

Nichols, George T. -- 2nd Lieutenant - August 6, 1861. Resigned November 1861.

O'Farrell, Hugh H. -- Private - November 30, 1862. Substitute for H. R. Christian. Captured at Savannah, Georgia hospital December 21, 1864. Sent from Fort Pulaski, Georgia to Provost Marshal General, New York City, having expressed a desire to take oath of allegiance to U. S. Government, March 4, 1865.

Owens, Thomas A. -- 4th Sergeant - August 6, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Parker, E. A. -- See Company D, 1st Regiment, Georgia Regulars.

Patterson, Charles Braddock -- Private - December 2, 1861. Discharged by civil authority January 14, 1863. Enlisted at a private Company A, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, August 17, 1863. Paroled Hillsboro, North Carolina May. 3, 1865, with remark, "absent with wagon train near Greensboro, North Carolina" Born September 3, 1845. Died November 27, or 29, 1920.

Peck, William -- Private - December 3, 1861. Deserted August 18, 1862. Claimed by Navy October 5, 1862. Deserted at Causton's Bluff, Georgia October 31, 1862.

Pope, Samuel T. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 18, 1864. Paroled at Camp Morton, Indiana and forwarded to City Point, Virginia for exchange March 1865. Received, Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 10-12, 1865. In General Hospital #12, at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Reilly, Edward -- Private - August 6, 1861. Captured in Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia April 3, 1865. Died, typhoid fever, April 5, 1865.

Roache, Francis. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Absent, in hands of civil authorities, December 20, 1862. No later record.

Rogers, Ezra T. -- 2nd Sergeant - August 6, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Transferred to Company F, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, January 1, 1862. Appointed Hospital Steward January 3, 1862. Returned to Company D, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead’s), November 1, 1862. Appointed Hospital Steward January 3, 1863. No later record.

Rogers, George F. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Sapp, Franklin F. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Segara, J. F. -- Enlisted as a private in Daniell's Battery, Georgia Light Artillery, September 20, 1862. Transferred to Company D, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), April 1864, but name does not appear on rolls of that command.

Simpson, George M. -- Private - February 12, 1864. Captured and paroled at Athens, Georgia May 8, 1865.

Smith, A. M. -- Private - February 27, 1864. Captured at Salisbury, North Carolina April 12, 1865. Died, diarrhoea, Camp Chase, Ohio June 13, 1865. Grave #2040 Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

Smith, Thomas #1 -- Private - August 6, 1861. Transferred to Company E, December 1, 1862. Discharged by civil authority February 1863. On detached duty as blacksmith in Ordnance Department at Savannah, Georgia April 2, 1864.

Smith, W. W. -- Private - November 26, 1863. Detailed with scouting party December 23, 1863. No later record.

Spence, Francis H. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Appears last an roll for April 30, 1863. No later record.

Stevenson, John A. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged September 8, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Captain W. R. Symons' Company, Chatham Siege Artillery (subsequently Company A, 1st Regiment, Georgia Reserve Infantry, Symons'), in 1862.

Stevenson, P. -- Private - December 18, 1863. Captured. No later record.

Stroud, George W. (or Strous) -- Private - August 6, 1861. Captured at Marietta, Georgia June 19, 1864. Died, diarrhoea, at Camp Morton, Indiana March 1, 1865.

Stroud, Jenkins -- Private - August 6, 1861. Appears last on roll for June 30, 1863. No later record.

Sullivan, Laurence -- Private - August 6, 1861. Appointed Quartermaster and Ordnance Sergeant of Post. Deserted January 14, 1863.

Tarver, Francis B. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Taylor, Francis R. -- 1st Corporal - August 6, 1861. Died January 3, 1863.

Thompson, William -- Private - August 6, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Thorpe, Charles H. R. -- Private - August 6, 1861. Captured at Marietta, Georgia July 3, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Illinois May 15, 1865.

Tidwell, John I. -- 1st Sergeant - August 6, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant November 28, 1861. Appears last on roll for June 30, 1862. Resigned.

Tidwell, Marion -- Private - August 6, 1861. Discharged, under-age, January 7, 1863.

Tilman, Hampton -- Private - August 6, 1861. Wounded June 1864. Deserted December 11, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Nashville, Tennessee January 15, 1865.

Tobin, John -- Private - November 30, 1861. Deserted at Causton's Bluff Georgia October 31, 1862.

Tracey, John -- Private - August 6, 1861. No later record.

Wagner, O. T. (or C. T.) -- 4th Corporal - August 6, 1861. Roll for September 1, 1861, bears remark, "sick all the time and not in camp.” No later record.

Wallack, Lester (or Wallach) -- Private - April 12, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Waters, W. T. -- Private - January 3, 1862. No later record.

Welsh, John -- Private - April 30, 1862. Deserted December 16, 1862.

White, Joseph P. -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - August 6, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant November 28, 1861. In General Hospital April 30-June 30, 1864. Sent to General Hospital, with fever, August 10, 1864. Discharged from hospital January 26, 1865 and ordered to report to Captain Gillaspie, A. Q. M. Ordered to accompany machinery belonging to Shoe Factory to such point as it May be shipped April 19, 1855.

Williams, James -- Private - April 12, 1862. Deserted August 18, 1862.

Wright, Edward -- Private - December 2, 1861. Claimed by Navy at Causton's Bluff, Georgia, October 11, 1862. No later record.

Wright, W. H. -- Private - February 27, 1864. No later record.

Wright, W. R. -- Private - February 27, 1864. No later record.


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