Unit 5 H

GA 1st infantry Regiment

(Mercer - Olmstead's)

Company H

Chatham County

Oglethorpe Light Infantry


Ames, Isaac -- Private - September 30, 1861. Wounded at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Died, wounds.

Andrews, Lewis -- Private - September 3, 1861. On detail duty in Ordnance Department at Macon, Georgia October 18, 1861 -March 1, 1864. No later record.

Andrews, Louis -- See Endrews, Lewis.

Bacon, D. C. -- Private - November 15, 1863. On detail duty with Signal Corps November 15, 1863-March 1, 1864. No later record.

Baker, Guilford D. -- Private - October 16, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Died, tuberculosis, U. S. A. Post Hospital at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, July 3, 1862.

Barnes, George M. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Fort Delaware, Delaware August 10, 1862.

Bennett, Thaddeus W. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Ordnance Sergeant. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Beville, Lowery -- Private - September 18, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Died from disease contracted in prison.

Bird, William Howell -- Private - October 23, 1861. Captured at Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. Paroled at Camp Chase, Ohio March 4, 1865. Received at James River, Virginia for exchange March 12, 1865.

Borchert, William T. -- 3rd Corporal - September 3, 1861. Captured. Died, Petersburg, Virginia in 1862.

Bourne, William H. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Corporal. On detail duty, Provost Guard, January 1-March 1, 1864. No later record.

Bourquin, Edward J. -- Private - September 30, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Died in service.

Boyd, William Riley -- 2nd Sergeant - September 3, 1861. Appointed Commissary Sergeant in 1862. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 10, 1862. Exchanged at Fort Delaware, Delaware in 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Bradford, Berry -- Private - September 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Bradford, William B. -- Private - September 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. At home sick December 31, 1862. No later record.

Bren, Robert -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Fort Delaware, Delaware September 3, 1862.

Brown, James A. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Brown, Samuel -- Private - September 3, 1861. Sick in General Hospital February 25-March 1, 1864. No later record.

Brown, William W. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Discharged, disability, January 10, 1862.

Bruyn, Joshua C. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant July 1, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Cannington, J. R. -- Private - June 27, 1863. Died, General Hospital #2, at Savannah, Georgia, February 27, 1864.

Carter, Henry A. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. On extra duty as Commissary December 1862. Killed at Battery Wagner, South Carolina September 1863.

Castleberry, Z. -- Private - December 21, 1862. Paroled at Thomasville, Georgia May 27, 1865.

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

Cowart, Myles Albert (or Miles Albert) -- Private - February 6, 1863. In Augusta, Georgia hospital close of war.

Crawford, William C. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Quartermaster Sergeant. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Crumpler, Jackson J. -- Private - November 14, 1862. Admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia July 25, 1864. Furloughed for 30 days from July 31, 1864. No later record.

Cuddington, Thomas -- Private - November 27, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Darrell, Nicholas J. -- Private - September 3, 1861. In Cairns' Hospital at Columbus, Georgia October 31, 1864. No later record.

Davis, Mike -- Private - May 12, 1863. No later record.

Devane, Thomas -- Private - December 21, 1862. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Easters, John -- Private - September 26, 1861. Paroled at Albany, Georgia, May 26, 1865.

Elkins, Harmon A. -- 5th Sergeant - September 3, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant in 1863. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Endrews, Lewis (or Andrews, Louis) -- Private - September 30, 1861. On detail duty in Ordnance Department at Macon, Georgia October 18, 1861-March 1, 1864. No later record.

Flowers, M. E. -- Private - June 6, 1863. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Folsom, Noah -- Private - February 23, 1863. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Forehand, John H. -- Private - October 16, 1861. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Wounded in forehead near Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. Died at Vienna, Georgia November 5, 1910.

Foster, James L. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Freeman, Henry C. -- 1st Lieutenant. -- See Company C.

Gassman, Charles -- Private - September 3, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Giddens, John -- Private - October 15, 1862. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Hart, H. T. -- Private - December 22, 1863. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Home on sick furlough for 60 days from March 1, 1865.

Hutchinson, David T. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Died September 16, 1862.

Hutchinson, Henry K. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for March l, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Wounded in foot and ankle, resulting in amputation below knee, at Lost Mountain, Georgia June 16, 1864.

Hutchinson, Robert H. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Ivey, Robert -- Private - October 16, 1861. Sick in hospital March 1, 1864. No later record.

Jordan, John S. (or John J.) -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Admitted to U. S. A. General Hospital at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, July 1, 1862 and died there of tuberculosis July 5, 1862.

Lachlison, James J. -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - September 3, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862. Elected Captain June 2, 1863. Furloughed for 15 days from December 23, 1863. No later record.

Landershine, David P. -- 2nd Corporal - September 3, 1861. Died at Fort Pulaski, Georgia May 14, 1862.

Landershine, L. Wilson -- 1st Sergeant - September 3, 1861. On detail in Quartermaster Department October 16, 1862 -March 1, 1864. No later record.

Limeberger, Francis M. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Limeberger, Washington J. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Lindsey, Benjamin F. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 16, 1864. At home wounded close of war.

Lindsey, J. N. -- Private - May 1, 1863. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Lindsey, J. R. M. -- Private - December 29, 1862. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Lovett, H. H. (or Lovitt) -- Private - December 29, 1862. Roll for March l, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Lovett, J. W. (or Lovitt) -- Private - December 29, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Mabry, Stephen D. -- Private - October 23, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Mathis, James A. -- Private - August 1, 1861. Roll for February 29, 1864, shows him present. Sent to Forsyth, Georgia hospital in 1864. Detailed nurse there. Furloughed for 60 days September 1864. No later record.

Mathis, Wiley -- Private - September 3, 1861. Absent without leave from February 24, 1864. No later record.

McCarthy, Lawrence A. (or Lawrence H.) -- 4th Sergeant - September 3, 1861. On detail duty in Ordnance Department December 31, 1862. No later record.

McMillan, Daniel W. -- Private - December 31, 1862. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Surrendered Tallahassee, Florida May 10, 1865. Paroled at Albany, Georgia May 26, 1865.

Messick, Mike O. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Detailed in Ordnance Department October 31, 1862. Detail expired April 2, 1864. No later record.

Money, Nathan J. -- Private - May 1, 1863. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file; shows him present. No later record.

Morrison, John -- Private - November 18, 1861. Detailed on Steamer Ida. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Murphy, John H. -- Private - January 8, 1864. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia May 18, 1865.

Murphy, Thomas A. -- Private - November 27, 1862. Admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia July 22, 1864, and transferred July 23, 1864. No later record.

Norris, John -- Private - September 26, 1861. Discharged on account of rheumatism November 22, 1861.

Parrish, E. A. -- Private - October 15, 1862. Appointed Musician. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Sick in 3rd Georgia Hospital at Augusta, Georgia March 10-April 27, 1865.

Parrish, H. J. -- Private - October 15, 1862. Transferred to Company D, 20th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, January 1, 1864; to Company I, 8th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, July 11, 1864. Absent on horse detail November 19-December 31, 1864. No later record.

Parrish, Henry T. -- Private - December 21, 1862. Sick in General Hospital at Savannah, Georgia February 25, 1864. No later record.

Parrish, John A. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Died in General Hospital at Savannah, Georgia November 26, 1863.

Paulk, John -- Private - September 3, 1861. Killed at Bentonville, North Carolina March 18, 1865.

Pike, Sion H. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Died at General Hospital #1, Savannah, Georgia, February 18, 1863.

Ponce, Antonio, Jr. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Admitted to U. S. A. General Hospital at Hilton Head, South Carolina with tuberculosis May 29, 1862. Sent home, a prisoner, July 1, 1862. Died.

Pournell, James G. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Price, W. O., Jr. -- 4th Corporal - September 3, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Purse, Daniel G. -- 3rd Sergeant - September 3, 1861. On detail duty in Ordnance Department at Savannah, Georgia November 12, 1861-March 1, 1864. No later record.

Quantock, George T. -- Private - September 18, 1861. Died at Savannah, Georgia subsequent to March 1, 1864.

Ray, Benjamin -- Private - September 26, 1861. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Ray, Bradford -- Private - September 26, 1861. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Ray, Hiram -- Private - January 20, 1864. Sick in General Hospital February 23, 1864. Killed.

Rogers, Jasper N. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Appears last on roll for January 1, 1862. No later record.

Rose, William H. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed 3rd Corporal August 1862. Wounded at Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. No later record.

Rountree, James L. -- Private - October 23, 1861. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. Died of pneumonia at Camp Chase, Ohio, February 23, 1865. Grave #1409, Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

Scruggs, A. R. -- Private - October 15, 1862. Captured near Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864. Released at Camp Chase, Ohio June 11, 1865.

Shaw, Archibald H. -- Private - September 27, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Home on sick furlough close of war.

Shaw, Ashley M. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Wounded in arm, resulting in amputation above elbow, at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. At home, wounded, close of war.

Shaw, Charlton H. -- Private - September 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Wounded September 3, 1864. At home on wounded furlough close of war.

Sheahan, Fredrick W. (or W. Frederick) -- 1st Corporal - September 3, 1861. Wounded in 1864. Died, wounds, subsequent to March 1, 1864.

Shed, William C. -- Private - September 18, 1861. Appears last on roll for January 1, 1862. No later record.

Shellman, A. L. -- Private - March 31, 1863. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Shellman, John -- Private - September 3, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Simmons, James S. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant June 2, 1863. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Sims, Frederick William -- Captain - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862. Ordered to report for duty to Colonel W. M. Wadley, A. A. G., at Richmond, Virginia Appointed A. A. G. June 2, 1863. Assumed duties of Inspector and Agent for suspension of railroad transportation on railroads, C. S. A., June 4, 1863. Elected Lieutenant Colonel in Quartermaster Department January 27, 1864. Serving as Lieutenant-Colonel and Quartermaster March 11, 1865. As Lieutenant Colonel on General Lawton's staff he was paroled at Charlotte, North Carolina May 12, 1865.

Sineath, George W. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Appears last on roll for January 1, 1862. No later record.

Sineath, Peter U. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Singer, Joseph J. -- See Company K.

Sneed, George M -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #2, at Richmond, Virginia August 7, 1862. Returned to duty August 11, 1862. Died September 2, 1862.

Sneed, Gilbert Hay -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Transferred to Company D, 22nd Battalion, Georgia Heavy Artillery in 1863. Appointed Sergeant-Major March 1, 1863. On duty as clerk at Headquarters Colston's Brigade June 9-July 27, 1864. By S. O. dated September 6, 1864 he was ordered to report to Commander 2nd Sub District of Georgia No later record. Born in Wilkes County, Georgia June 6, 1846. Died at Chattanooga, Tennessee August 2, 1912. Buried there Forest Hill Cemetery.

Sneed, William M. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Transferred to C. S. Navy September 5, 1863. Serving as midshipman on School Ship Patrick Henry June 2, 1864. No later record.

Sullivan, James S. -- Private - September 3, 1861. On detail duty in Signal Corps November 12, 1862 -March 1, 1864. No later record.

Tennett, George W. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Appears last on roll for December 31, 1862. No later record.

Thiot, Charles H. -- Enlisted as a private in Captain Claghorn's Company, Chatham Siege Artillery, August 1, 1861. Discharged, disability, March 5, 1862. Enlisted as private in Company H, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), May 12, 1863. Admitted to General Hospital #11, at Charlotte, North Carolina March 12, 1865. Returned to duty March 29, 1865. Sent to General Hospital at Raleigh, North Carolina April 13, 1865. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Weaver, Charles -- Private - May 12, 1864. Captured at Macon, Georgia April 20, 1865.

Wells, James R. -- Private - October 23, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Died September 23, 1862.

Wells, Lewis B. -- Private - October 23, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Died August 15, 1862.

White, James H. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 17, 1864. Admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia June 17, 1864. Furloughed for 30 days from July 1, 1864. Returned to duty July 28, 1864. Transferred July 30, 1864. No later record.

White, John F. -- Private - September 18, 1861. Transferred to Company D, 2nd Regiment Engineer Troops. Paroled, Chester, South Carolina May 5, 1865.

Whittington, S. C. -- Private - May 13, 1863. Paroled at Albany, Georgia May 20, 1865.

Williams, Edward B. -- Private - September 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Williams, Griffin E. -- Private - September 18, 1861. Discharged, account of tuberculosis, September 1, 1862.

Williams, James M. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed 2nd Sergeant in 1862. Roll for March 1, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Williams, Joseph W. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Williams, William D. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Died in Savannah, Georgia hospital August 8, 1862.

Willis, D. R. -- Private - January 1, 1863. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Wright, John C. -- Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.


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