Unit 5 G

GA 1st infantry Regiment

(Mercer - Olmstead's)

Company G

Chatham County

Tattnall Guards


Originally Captain Davenport's Independent Company, Cavalry, Georgia State Troops. (Unattached)


Ash, George H. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Barclay, A. A. E. W. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Bass, Quinny (or Quinney) -- Private - August 13, 1863. Killed at Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864.

Bass, Uriah -- Private - August 13, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Bell, J. M. -- Private - April 28, 1863. Roll far December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Bilbo, James -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Boggs, W. A. -- Private - November 24, 1862. Appointed Sergeant. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Boyd, J. T. -- Private - July 1, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Brewster, William T. -- Private - July 21, 1863. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 15, 1864. Received at James River, Virginia for exchange March 27, 1865. No later record.

Burch, Richard T. -- 3rd Sergeant - April 29, 1862. -- See 4th Corporal, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Burch, Richard T. -- 4th Corporal - April 29, 1862. -- See 4th Corporal Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Burgheim, H. H. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Byck, L. E. -- Private - August 19, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Discharged, over-age.

Campbell, Isaac -- Private - July 22, 1863. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Cannon, Luke -- 3rd Corporal - May 6, 1862. -- See private Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Carpenter, Thomas J. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Carter, Cyrus B. -- 2nd Lieutenant - April 29, 1862. -- See 2nd Sergeant Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Carter, Isham T. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Cassidy, James H. (or Cassiday) -- Private. Killed at Battery Wagner, Morris Island, South Carolina, August 12, 1863.

Cohen, M. J. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Cole, Benjamin Theodore -- See 2nd Lieutenant, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Cooper, John -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Copeland, J. L. -- Private - August 13, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Copeland, John A. -- Private - April 29, 1862. Captured at Marietta, Georgia July 5, 1864. Released at Camp Morton, Indiana June 12, 1865.

Copeland, P. D. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Corbett, James T. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Cowden, Robert -- Private - September 18, 1862. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee December 18, 1864. Released Camp Chase, Ohio May 15, 1865.

Crawford, Allen -- Private - August 4, 1863. Detached in Hospital Department Absent, sick, September 25, 1863 -February 29, 1864. No later record.

Crawford, Stephen H. -- Private - January 27, 1863. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 15, 1864. Died, disease, Rock Island, Illinois August 19, 1864.

Crosby, Tobias -- Private - August 21, 1862. Killed in skirmish near Atlanta, Georgia July 21, 1864.

Dasher, E. S. -- Private - August 26, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Dasher, Stephen B. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Davenport, Archibald C. -- See Captain, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Davis, Asa A. -- Private - August 9, 1862. Captured at Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. No later record.

Dobson, Samuel -- Private - May 6, 1862. No later record.

Donnelly, Daniel -- Private - August 10, 1862. Substitute for E. Ratcliff. Captured at Pulaski, Tennessee December 25, 1864. Released at Camp Chase, Ohio, May 15, 1865.

Dowling, W. W. -- Private - September 1, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Durst, A. F. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Edgeworth, George -- Enlisted as a private Company D, 24th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, August 13, 1863. Transferred to Company B, 22nd Battalion, Georgia Heavy Artillery February 15, 1864; to Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), May 26, 1864. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 16, 1864. Enlisted in U. S. Army for frontier service at Rock Island, Illinois October 4, 1864.

Edmonds, S. W. (or Edmunds) -- Private - July 26, 1862. No later record.

Fender, William Alford -- Private - July 1862. Home on sick furlough close of war.

Fisher, E. D. -- Private - December 1, 1863. On scouting expedition December 10-31, 1863. No later record.

Fleetwood, James M. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Frank, John -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Furhans, Herman (or Furhaus) -- See Davenport's Independent Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Gartensteig, John S. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Glaser, Frank -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Grady, James E. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Graffe, Bernhard (or Graeffe) -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Grey, Lycurgus T. -- 1st Corporal - April 29, 1862. -- See private, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Griffin, James -- Private - August 13, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him absent with leave from December 31, 1863. No later record.

Griner, James -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Haas, William H. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Harris, Allen -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Harvey, J. B. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Hawkins, George -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Heidt, James E. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Heineman, H. J. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Heller, Adam -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Herman, Phillip -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Hertz, Isaac -- Enlisted as a private in 32nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, July 27, 1862. (Not found on any company 32nd Regiment ) Transferred to Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead’s), November 1, 1862. On detached duty in General Hospital, Augusta, Georgia, December 11-31, 1863.

Hopkins, Cormack. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Hopkins, John D. -- See private, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Houston, John D. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Howard, J. J. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Hunt, John J. -- 4th Corporal May 12, 1862. -- See private Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Jandon, Thomas J. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Johns, Robert S. -- Private - July 26, 1862. Sick in Madison, Georgia hospital March 1865 to close of war.

Johnston, Wiley -- Private - August 4, 1862. Deserted to enemy July 16, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Louisville, Kentucky and released to remain north of Ohio River during war July 18, 1864.

Jones, Thomas -- Private - July 22, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Jones, William H. -- Enlisted as a private in Company D, 30th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, September 25, 1861. Transferred to Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), September 1, 1862. Wounded at Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864 and captured near there August 7, 1864. Sent to Nashville, Tennessee in 1864; to Louisville, Kentucky, thence to Camp Chase, Ohio, where he died, of disease, March 2, 1865. (Other records show he was released, Nashville, Tennessee June or July 1865.)

Kenney, John -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Key, W. J. -- Private - August 7, 1862. Wounded in skirmish near Atlanta, Georgia July 1864. Died, wounds, 1864.

Koope, Henry -- Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Lavin, Solomon (or Levin) -- See Company I.

Law, Henry M. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Leffler, Abraham -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Lentskey, John -- Private - March 10, 1863. Detailed Orderly for Colonel Olmstead. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Marsh, Edward M. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Marshall, William J. -- See 4th Sergeant, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Martin, John F. -- Private - August 2, 1862. Deserted July 16, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Louisville, Kentucky and released north of Ohio River July 18, 1864.

McCall, Francis J. -- 4th Sergeant - April 29, 1862. -- See private, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

McDermott, F. F. -- Private - October 21, 1862. Substitute for H. H. Burgheim. Appears on receipt roll for clothing dated October 7, 1863. No later record.

McHale, A. -- Enlisted as a private in Company F, 54th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, August -5, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), December 15, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

McLeod, Peter -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

McNulty, Julius C. -- See 1st Sergeant, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Mehrtens, H. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Miller, A. Carter -- See 1st Corporal Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Miller, L. J. -- See 2nd Corporal Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Moore, George W -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Newman, James H. -- 2nd Corporal - April 29, 1862. -- See private, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Newsome, A. B. -- Private - July 29, 1862. Absent, sick, November 30, 1862. Paroled at Madison, Florida May 20, 1865.

Newsome, Julius J. -- Private - April 9, 1863. No later record.

North, Samuel -- Private - August 2, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Owings, Archibald Y. -- Enlisted as a private in Company K, 7th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 31, 1861. Discharged, disability, at Camp Bartow, August 23, 1861. Enlisted as a private in Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), August 5, 1862. Absent, sick, December 31, 1863. No later record.

Page, Joseph E. -- Private - July 14, 1862. Captured near Jonesboro, Georgia September 1, 1864. Exchanged at Rough and Ready, Georgia September 19-22, 1864. No later record.

Patterson, H. A. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Pender, John B. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Platen, Charles G. -- Private - August 13, 1862. On detail duty in Ordnance Department June 8-December 31, 1863. No later record.

Pomar, Joseph -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Prosser, Solomon T. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Prosser, William H. -- Private - September 1, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Rahn, E. W. -- 5th Sergeant - May 15, 1862. - See private, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Ratcliff, E. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Richards, James H. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Roberts, Eugene Rufus -- Private - April 29, 1862. Transferred to Company A, 32nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, October 3, 1862. In Georgia Hospital at Savannah, Georgia, with malarial fever, October 31, 1862. In C. S. A. General Military Hospital #4 at Wilmington, North Carolina, with pneumonia, February 1863. Returned to duty February 14, 1863. Transferred to Company A, 1st Battalion, Georgia Reserve Cavalry (Blount's), in 1864. Surrendered May 1865.

Roberts, J. H. -- Enlisted as a private in Company B, 18th Battalion, Georgia Infantry November 19, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), February 21, 1864. Received pay September 30, 1864. No later record. Died at Macon, Georgia, December 1908.

Rogers, Edwin C. -- Private - December 22, 1863. Killed in skirmish near Atlanta, Georgia June 16, 1864.

Rogers, William R. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Root, James L. -- Private - March 4, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Rosse, Joseph Jr. (or Roos) -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Santina, John Francis -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Santins, William H. -- 2nd Sergeant - April 29, 1862. -- See private, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Satterwhite, A -- Private - August 4, 1862. Transferred to Company B, 22nd Battalion, Georgia Heavy Artillery May 26, 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 1865.

Schultz, Frederick -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Segur, E L. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Shugart, R. A. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Singletary, Willis -- Private - April 29, 1862. Died in General Hospital August 13, 1863.

Smedberg, James R. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Smith, George W. -- Private - September 1, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Smith, James Jefferson -- Enlisted as a private in Company B, 6th Regiment, Georgia State Troops, October 22, 1861. Roll dated April 18, 1862, last on file, shows him present. Mustered out April 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal of Company A, 32nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, April 18, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead’s), as a private October 1, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Smith, James M. -- Private - August 6, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Died in hospital.

Stegmaier, John G. (or Stegmire) -- See Davenport’s Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Sturtevant, George W. -- Private - July 1, 1862. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 16, 1864. Released at Camp Morton, Indiana June 12, 1865.

Sturtevant, William H. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Symons, William F. -- Private - May 31, 1861. Transferred to Company C, 18th Battalion, Georgia Infantry and appointed 4th Sergeant April 11, 1862. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Teeling, P. H. -- Private - November 2, 1862. Transferred to Company D, 2nd Battalion Troops and Defenses, Macon, Georgia in 1864. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Thomas, Daniel R. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Tichnor, George M. (or Ticknor) -- Private - July 14, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Tolson, G. W. -- Private - August 7, 1862. Captured near Franklin, Tennessee December 20, 1864. Died with pneumonia at Camp Chase, Ohio, February 6, 1865. Grave #1076, Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

Triary, Francis (or Treay) -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Triest, Jacob -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Victorious, Morris -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Wade, Milton C. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Wade, William P. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Walter, John -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Weinberg, S. L. (or Weinburg) -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Wells, James Theodore -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry; Georgia State Troops.

Wilson, George W. -- Private - April 29, 1862. ”Transferred by Inferior Court at Savannah, Georgia, December 15, 1862. No later record.

Wray, John -- Private - February 16, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Wright, Atlas Noah Richardson -- Enlisted as a private in Company F, 8th Battalion, Georgia Infantry October 11, 1861. Transferred to Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), March 1, 1862. Wounded and disabled in skirmish near Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. No later record.

Wright, L. Q. C. -- Private - March 5, 1862. On sick furlough October 2-December 31, 1863. No later record.

Yonge, Bragg -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Zeigler, H. M. -- Private - August 1, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Zipperer, Samuel H. -- See Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Zittrouer, George L. (or Zettrouer) -- Private - September 1, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.


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