Unit 5 K

GA 1st infantry Regiment

(Mercer - Olmstead's)

Company K

Chatham County

Washington Volunteers


Bailey, William R. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Died of disease in U. S. A. Hospital at Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, June 27, 1862.

Bates, Thaddeus C. -- 2nd Sergeant - August 26, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant October 18, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant October 4, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record. Died in Savannah, Georgia

Bell, George -- Private - September 2, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Bevill, Zack (or Bevil) -- Private - October 8, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. In Savannah, Georgia hospital December 31, 1862. No later record.

Bird, Robert -- Private - October 8, 1861. Died in Savannah, Georgia hospital December 23, 1862.

Blair, Francis -- 2nd Lieutenant - August 26, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant October 18, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Received on board Steamer John H. Done near Vicksburg, Mississippi September 20, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862. No later record.

Brown, James -- Drummer.

Brown, John -- Private - August 26, 1861. Discharged September 8, 1861.

Browning, Charles D. -- Private - December 30, 1862. Appointed Corporal January 10, 1864. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Browning, James C. -- Private - March 27, 1863. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

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

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

Carter, Benjamin -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Sent to Fort Delaware, Delaware, 1862. Exchanged in 1862. Died, Richmond, Virginia August 31, 1862.

Carter, D. Wiley -- Private - October 6, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Carter, Daniel William -- Private - August 26, 1861. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Carter, James E. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Deserted February 15, 1864.

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

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

Conaway, Arthur -- Private - August 26, 1861. 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.

Conner, John B. -- Private - December 7, 1862. Died of pneumonia in General Hospital at Savannah, Georgia, January 15, 1864.

Connor, W. Warren -- Private - December 7, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

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

Coulhan, Patrick -- Private - August 28, 1861. Discharged, disability, October 2, 1861.

Creed, James -- 1st Corporal - August 26, 1861. Discharged, disability, December 23, 1862.

Creighton, Waters -- Private - October 1862. Died in Savannah, Georgia hospital in 1863.

Crosby, George S. -- Private - October 8, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Transferred to 2nd Company F, 11th Regiment South Carolina Infantry September 1, 1862. Roll for October 30, 1864, shows him present. No later record.

Crosby, John -- Private - August 26, 1861. Discharged, disability, September 27, 1861. Reenlisted October 4, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him on extra duty as regimental teamster. No later record.

Crosby, Lawrence -- Private - August 26, 1861. In arrest in Oglethorpe Barracks at Savannah, Georgia January 22-February 29, 1864. No later record.

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

Davis, James B. -- Private - August 26, 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.

Davis, Jasper -- Private - August 26, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Captured at Triune, Tennessee December 18, 1864. Released at Camp Chase, Ohio, June 12, 1865.

Davis, Newton -- Private - 1862.

Davis, Orrin -- Private - October 1862. Wounded near Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 27, 1864.

Davis, Richard A. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant December 1, 1862. Wounded in 1864. Home on wounded furlough close of war.

Davis, Samuel -- Private - October 1862.

Dickenson, John J. (or Dickinson) -- Private - October 1862.

Downs, Henry S. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Died, pneumonia, February 24, 1864.

Dugger, Chesley -- Private - October 1862. Wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 27, 1864. No later record.

Ellarbee, James T. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Eunice -- See Unice.

Fagan, James T. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Transferred to Company F, November 1, 1863. Died of intermittent fever in Post Hospital at Savannah, Georgia March 3, 1865.

Fagin, Henry -- Private - October 1862. No later record.

Ferrill, Robert C. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Sent to Fort Delaware, Delaware 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Died, Chimborazo Hospital # 3, Richmond, Virginia in 1862.

Flynn, Michael -- Private - August 26, 1861. Discharged for disability to right hand, incurred previous to enlistment, January 31, 1862.

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

Fryer, Lemuel A. (or Frier) -- Private - August 26, 1861. Discharged, disability, October 2, 1861. Re-enlisted November 7, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Gann, Joshua -- Private - November 21, 1862. Sent to Division Hospital from Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia in 1864. Transferred to a General Hospital, place not stated. At home on sick furlough close of war.

Gilgan, James M. (or Gilligan) -- 2nd Corporal - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Gill, James -- Private - December 14, 1863. Captured at Covington, Georgia July 22, 1864. Died of pneumonia at Camp Chase, Ohio, February 17, 1865. Grave #1293 or 1295, Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

Graves, Silas H. -- Private - August 26, 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.

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

Green, Ned -- Private - August 26, 1861. Appointed Musician in 1861. Appears last on roll for December 31, 1861. No later record.

Griffin, Augustus H. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Discharged, disability, October 2, 1861.

Hackett, John -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Fort Delaware, Delaware August 10, 1862.

Hall, George W. -- 3rd Sergeant - August 26, 1861. Appointed 2nd Sergeant October 18, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Hamett, George W. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Transferred to Company F. Killed in skirmish near Atlanta, Georgia July 1864.

Hancock, James -- Private - October 1, 1861. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Hargroves, Joseph T. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Harriman, N. S. (or Herriman) -- Private - August 28, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. No later record.

Harris, Edward -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia, August 5, 1862. Died in Charleston, South Carolina hospital September 1862.

Herviant, Stephen -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Sent to Fort Columbus at New York Harbor June 2, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Higgs, James -- Private - October 1, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Appointed 3rd Sergeant December 7, 1863. Wounded in leg, resulting in amputation at Bentonville, North Carolina March 18, 1865. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Highland, Richard -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, August 22, 1864.

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

Hughes, Israel C. -- 4th Corporal - August 26, 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal December 23, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present, under arrest. No later record.

Ironmonger, John B. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Jenkins, Benjamin F. -- Private - November 15, 1862. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Savannah, Georgia March 23, 1865.

Jones, John R. (or John H.) -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Appointed 3rd Corporal October 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Kennedy, Eli J. (or Edward J.) -- Private - October 8, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Sick in Montgomery, Alabama hospital close of war.

Lane, Berry -- 3rd Corporal - August 26, 1861. Killed at Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864.

Lee, James Frank -- 5th Sergeant - December 4, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Lewis, Allen -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Sent to Fort Delaware, Delaware in 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Died, Richmond, Virginia in 1862.

Maloney, Edward -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Fort Delaware, Delaware August 10, 1862.

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

McArthur, Alexander G. -- 5th Sergeant - August 26, 1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant January 14, 1862; 2nd Lieutenant October 4, 1862. On detail duty as Ordnance Officer on city lines October 26, 1863 -February 29, 1864. No later record.

McMahon, John -- Captain - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Sent to Vicksburg, Mississippi, from depot for prisoners of war near Sandusky, Ohio, September 1, 1862. Received on board Steamer John H. Done near Vicksburg, Mississippi for exchange September 20, 1862. No later record.

McMahon, Mathew -- Private - August 26, 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.

McMahon, Patrick -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Captured at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June 15, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Rock Island, Illinois and transferred to U. S. Navy July 6, 1864.

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

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

Nelson, John -- Private - March 12, 1863. In arrest, Oglethorpe Barracks at Savannah, Georgia, December 16, 1863. Deserted December 17, 1863.

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

Osteen, Maxvine D. (or Maxine D.) -- Private - September 2, 1861. Discharged, disability, October 16, 1861.

Papot, William D. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Discharged, disability, November 9, 1861.

Parker, John G. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Appointed Ordnance Sergeant. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. On duty in Ordnance Department at Savannah, Georgia August 31, 1862-May 31, 1863. No later record.

Pitts, Daniel -- Private - October 1862.

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

Pitts, James Henry -- Private - December 27, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Proveaux, Allen -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Absent without leave October 31, 1862. No later record.

Reyes, Thomas C. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Appointed 4th Corporal December 23, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Roach, Peter -- Private. -- See Company A.

Rogers, Cornelius Decatur -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - August 26, 1861. -- See private, Davenport's Independent Company Cavalry, Georgia State Troops.

Rowland, John C. -- 1st Sergeant - August 26, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant October 18, 1861; 1st Lieutenant October 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Rushing, William R. -- Private - August 26, 1861.”Absent without leave for 5 months and 22 days; in arrest in Chatham County jail January 3, 1864, having deserted August 11, 1863 and returned January 3, 1864.”

Shorts, John -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Died at Fort Delaware, Delaware July 31, 1862.

Shuman, Brad C. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Shuman, James W. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Roll far February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Singer, Joseph J. -- Private - September 2, 1861. Transferred to Company H, November 1, 1862. Killed near Atlanta, Georgia July 22, 1864.

Smith, John William -- Private - August 26, 1861. 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.

Solomon, Lizar -- Private - August 26, 1861. On detached duty May 31, 1862. No later record.

Stokes, Erwin -- Private - August 26, 1861. Killed by a shell at Morris Island, South Carolina in 1863.

Stokes, Stephen -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Sent to Fort Delaware, Delaware 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Died at Richmond, Virginia prior to September 29, 1862.

Stokes, William -- Private - August 26, 1861. Discharged, disability, October 16, 1861. Reenlisted October 4, 1862. Absent without leave 4 months and 13 days; in arrest at Oglethorpe Barracks, Savannah, Georgia November 26, 1863-February 29, 1864. No later record.

Stokes, Zara -- Private - 1862. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Discharged by civil authority at Savannah, Georgia December 2, 1862.

Stone, Andrew J. -- Private - October 18, 1861. Discharged, disability, November 9, 1861.

Strauder, Thomas C. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia, August 5, 1862. Died, Governor’s Island, New York in 1862.

Sturdevant, Leander J. -- Private - October 1, 1861. Furloughed for 10 days from February 25, 1864. No later record.

Sullivan, Patrick -- Private - August 26, 1861. Deserted to enemy at Savannah, Georgia December 25, 1864, and was to be delivered to Provost Marshal General at New York City.

Thompson, Joshua J. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Thompson, Solomon T. -- Private - August 26, 1861. 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.

Towles, Daniel Frank -- 4th Sergeant - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant October 4, 1862. Transferred to Company B, 22nd Battalion, Georgia Heavy Artillery December 1, 1862. Discharged by civil authority April 4, 1863. Died in Alabama.

Towles, Henry A. -- Private - September 2, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. No later record.

Towles, Oliver G. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Discharged, disability, September 27, 1861. Reenlisted October 4, 1862. Roll for February 29, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Turner, Stephen A. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Transferred to Company D, 2nd Engineer Troops; to Company F, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, (Olmstead's), in 1864. Captured near Nashville, Tennessee December 16, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Illinois June 20, 1865.

Tuten, John -- Private - October 1862. Killed on picket near Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia June, 27, 1864.

Unice, Charles (or Unis) -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. On detail duty as Provost Marshal's Guard February 29, 1864. No later record.

Vincent, James Henry (or John Henry) -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Sent to Fort Columbus at New York Harbor in 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia May 19, 1865.

Walker, Robert D. -- 1st Lieutenant - August 26, 1861. Appointed Captain in Commissary Department October 7, 1861. Paroled Augusta, Georgia May 30, 1865. Died at Savannah, Georgia

Waller, Elbert J. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Discharged, disability, October 2, 1861.

Waller, Hiram -- Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Furloughed for 7 days from February 25, 1864. No later record.

Waller, Samuel J. -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Placed on board Steamer Katskill August 5, 1862. No later record.

Waller, Thaddeus -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Murfreesboro, Tennessee December 20, 1864. Released at Camp Chase, Ohio, May 15, 1865.

Waller, William -- Private - August 26, 1861. Appointed 2nd Corporal October 1862. In arrest in Chatham County jail December 30, 1863-February 29, 1864. No later record.

Walls, Samuel -- Private - August 26, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1861, shows him present. No record of discharge or transfer found, but he enlisted as a private in Company D, 2nd Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, May 22, 1862. Substitute for John J. Stoddard. Died at Savannah, Georgia, March 10, 1864.

Waters, Thomas -- Private - August 26, 1861. Captured at Fort Pulaski, Georgia April 11, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Roll for February 28, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.


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