Unit 66 G

Georgia 22nd Regiment Volunteer Infantry

Company G

BARTOW AND FLOYD COUNTIES, GEORGIA

FIRESIDE DEFENDERS



The Jones Brothers

Standing (L-R) William Edwards, Wesley Fletcher, Andrew Parks.

Seated (L-R) James Hunter, Robert Harris, John Joseph.

Robert H. Jones organized a company called the "Fireside Defenders" on August 4, 1861 at Silver Creek, near Rome, Georgia. Robert H. Jones was elected Captain of the company, and when it was mustered into service as Company G of the Twenty-second Georgia Infantry, Captain Jones was elected Colonel of the Twenty-second.



Jones, John Joseph - Captain August 30,1861. Appointed Assistant Quartermaster July 1,1862. Cashiered May 1863.

Ford, I. D. (or J. D.) - 1st Lieutenant August 30, 1861. Resigned January 28,1862.

Kenney, George W. (or Kinney) -2d Lieutenant August 30, 1861. Resigned January 13,1862.

Ford, N. B. - Jr. 2d Lieutenant August 30, 1861. Resigned May 10,1862.

Jones, W. F.-1st Sergeant August 30,1861. Elected 2d Lieutenant January 15,1862;1st Lieutenant June 28,1862; Captain July 1,1862. Wounded and captured at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17,1862. Died of wounds at Baltimore, Md. September 1862.

Rhudy, Stephen G.(or Rudy) -2d Sergeant August 30,1861. Discharged, disability, January 10,1862.

Treadaway, S. B.-3d Sergeant August 30,1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant July 6,1862. Wounded at 2d Manassas, Va. August 30,1862. Died of wounds September 1,1862.

Thomas, George W. 4th Sergeant August 30,1861. Elected 2d Lieutenant June 28,1862; 1st Lieutenant September 1,1862; Captain October 25,1862. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.(Born in Ga. in 1841 or 1842. Died January 18,1930.)

Ellis, T. L.-1st Corporal August 30,1861. Killed at 2d Manassas, Va. August 30,1862.

Bishop, Franklin-2d Corporal August 30,1861. Discharged, dis- ability, prior to December 31,1861. (Born in Orange County, N. C.)

Woodruff, S. F.- 3d Corporal August 30,1861. Appointed 1st Ser- geant January 15,1862; Sergeant Major. Wounded at Crater near Petersburg, Va. July 30,1864. Died of wounds September 1,1864.

Sharpe, William T.-4th Corporal August 30,1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant in 1864. Wounded in leg, necessitating amputation, above knee, at Hatchers Run, Va. February 5, 1865. Admitted to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, Va., February 10, 1865, and captured there April 3,1865. Released from said hospital May 28,1865.

Anderson, Thomas J.- private August 30,1861. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Archer, Peter- private February 27,1862. Died of measles at Peters- burg, Va. June 22,1862.

Archer, William LaFayette- private February 27, 1862. Died of dis- ease in Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Va. September 17,1864. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Arnold, A. J.- private August 30,1861. Died of measles at Peters- burg, Va. July 22,1862.

Atkins, Abe A.- private August 30, 1861.Discharged on account of phthisis March 2,1862.

Atkins, J. M.- private August 30, 1861. Discharged, disability, January 1862.

Beall, G. P.- private August 30,1861. Died in Receiving Hospital at Gordonsville, Va. July 15,1863.

Beall, John W. (or Bell)- private February 27, 1862. Killed at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17,1862.

Black, John S.- private August 30,1861. Appointed 1st Corporal in 1863; 1st Sergeant December 1,1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Blackwell, H. H.- private August 30, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Va. May 31,1862. Died of wounds at Richmond, Va. June 29,1862.

Blackwell, Thomas C.- private August 30,1861. Wounded and per- manently disabled at Spotsylvania, Va. May 14,1864. Roll for February 28,1865, last on file, shows him absent, sick.No later record.

Blackwood, James B.- private August 30,1861. Killed at King's School House, Va. June 25,1862.

Bowen, George H.- private August 30,1861.Wounded at Crater near Petersburg, Va. July 30,1864. Roll for February 28,1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Bray, William B.- private February 10,1862.Killed at Crater near Petersburg, Va. July 30,1864.

Burkhalter, Edmond E.- private September 6,1861. Roll for February 28,1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Burkhalter, John B.- private September 6,1861. Wounded at King's School House, Va. June 25, 1862. Appointed 3d Sergeant in 1863. Roll for February 28,1865, last on file, shows him absent with out leave. No later record.

Burkhalter, J. M. W.- private March 26,1862. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Campbell, J. A.- private August 30,1861. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863. Died of chronic diarrhoea at Fort Delaware, Del. October 26,1863.

Carroll, S. M.- private August 30, 1861. Discharged, disability, at Falling Creek, Va. July 13,1862.

Cashion, Joseph W.- private February 27, 1862. Wounded at King's School House, Va. June 25, 1862. Died of wounds in Institute Hospital at Richmond, Va. July 1,1862.

Chambers, W. A.- private August 30, 1861. Appointed 4th Cor- poral July 23,1863. Wounded at Petersburg, Va. June 23, 1864. Died of wounds in North Carolina Hospital at Petersburg, Va. August 21,1864.

Cheser, James- private October 9, 1861. Died of fever at Falling Creek, Va. July 1862.

Climer, John P- private September 20,1861. Discharged December 1861.

Combee, Augustus G. M.- private August 30, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant in 1862. Elected Jr. 2d Lieutenant in 1863. Captured at Manassas Gap, Va. July 31, 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Johnson's Island, 0. May 12,1864.

Compton, J. M.- private August 30,1861. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863. Appears last on roll for December 31, 1863, with remark "Absent, at home without leave." (Resident of Georgia since December 1851.)

Cornutt, J. D.- private August 30, 1861. Captured at King's School House, Va. June 25, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Va. August 5, 1862. Died of diarrhoea in Poplar Lawn Hospital at Petersburg, Va. August 16,1862.

Cotton, J. G.- private Sept?. 19, 1862. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present, brigade teamster. No later record.

Cunningham, W. C.- private August 30, 1861. Died of typhoid fever in General Hospital #18, at Richmond, Va. July 13,1862.

Davenport, O. M.- private August 30, 1861. Died of typhoid fever in General Hospital at Richmond, Va. December 20,1861.

Drummond, J. H. W.- private August 30, 1861. Appointed 2d Corporal in 1862. Killed at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863.

Dykes, Cuspus F.- private August 30, 1861. Appointed 1st Ser- geant August 1863. Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 4, 1863. Paroled at U. S. A. General Hospital, Baltimore, Md., September 25, 1863. Received at City Point, Va. for exchange September 27, 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky. November 20,1864. Released November 25,1864.

Ellis, W. W.- private August 30, 1861. Died at Winchester, Va. in 1862.

Everette, Eli (or Levi)- private August 30, 1861. Wounded and disabled at Crater near Petersburg, Va. July 30, 1864. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Ford, Joseph A.- private August 30, 1861. Transferred to Co. C, February 1,1862. Discharged May 1863.

Formby, B. F.- private December 6,1861. Died of measles at Rich- mond, Va. June 28,1862.

Freeman, James H.- private April 1,1862. Died near Manassas, Va. September 4,1862.

Fuller, John M.- private August 30, 1861. Wounded in left leg at Spotsylvania, Va. May 12,1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865. (Born in Georgia October 9,1842.)

Fuller, J. G. D.- private August 30,1861. Wounded through both legs at Crater near Petersburg, Va. July 30, 1864. Died of wounds in Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Va. August 23, 1864. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Gibson, John R.- private January 20, 1863. Substitute for W. W. Watson. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa. July 3,1863. Died of wounds July 14,1863.

Godfrey, Alfred-Served on C. S. S. Patrick Henry from July 18, to September 30,1861, when he was transferred to Drewry's Bluff, Va. Enlisted as a private in Co. G, 22d Regiment Ga. Inf. March 1, 1862. Substitute for A. P. Jones. Returned to C. S. Navy to which he belonged.

Gossett, Thomas J.(or E. J.)- private April 1,1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Gossett, William- private August 31,1861. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Hall, William J.- private August 30,1861. Appointed Sergeant. Elected 2d Lieutenant October 4,1862. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863. Paroled at Johnson's Island, O. March 14,1865. Received at James River, Va. for exchange March 22,1865. No later record.

Hipps, John B.- private August 30,1861. Killed at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863.

Hipps, Joseph- private August 30,1861. Died of measles in Floyd County, Ga. November 19,1861.

Hunt, T. J.- private August 30,1861. Wounded at 2d Manassas, Va. August 30,1862. Died of wounds September 4,1862.

Johnson, Alfred- private August 30,1861. Discharged, disability, at Camp Blanchard, Va. March 8,1862.

Johnson, John H.- private August 30,1861. Appointed 2d Ser- geant January 10,1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant November 25,1862. Sent home on sick furlough December 31,1863. Furloughed extended 30 days from February 9,1864. Retired to Invalid Corps April 26,1864. Ordered to report to the Commandant of Conscripts, State of Ga., May 6,1864; to the Commandant of Conscripts, State of Virginia, July 14,1864. Serving as Enrolling Officer in Bedford County, Va. March 22,1865.

Johnson, Robert I.- private August 30,1861.Wounded at Sharps- burg, Md. September 17,1862. Appointed 3d Sergeant in 1863. On detached duty 1863, to close of war.

Johnson, W. G.- private August 30, 1861. Elected Jr. 2d Lieuten- ant May 10,1862. Died at Richmond, Va. July 14,1862.

Jones, A. P.- private August 30, 1861. Discharged, furnished Al- fred Godfrey as substitute March 1,1862.

Jones, James H.- private August 30,1861. Captured at Petersburg, Va. September 10,1864. Released at Point Lookout, Md. May 13,1865.

Jones, J. Joseph, Jr.- private October 24, 1861. Elected 2d Lieuten- ant of Co. H,4th Regiment Ga. Reserve Inf. May 10,1864; 1st Lieu tenant August 1,1864. Roll dated December 31,1864, shows him present, Acting Ordnance Officer of Post from November 9,1864. No later record.

Jones, William E.- private August 30, 1861. Appointed Chaplain

November 16,1861. Transferred to Co.- Phillips' Legion Ga. Cavalry November 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26,1865.

Judkins, James W. F.- private January 30, 1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Judkins, William B.- private August 30, 1861. Appointed 2d Ser- geant September 1863. Wounded at Spotsylvania, Va. May 10, 1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

King, W. H.- private September 29, 1862. Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 3,1863. Enlisted in U. S. service at Point Lookout, Md. and released January 25,1864.

Langston, Elisha W.- private August 30,1861. Died of fever at Winchester, Va. in 1862.

Lasseter, H.- private August 30,1861. Killed at Crater near Peters- burg, Va. July 30,1864.

Leazer, Henry W.- private August 30,1861. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Leete, Q. N.(or Leite)- private August 30,1861. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Leigh, J. G.- private September 23,1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant in 1863; Sergeant Major September 23,1863. Wounded and captured at Amelia Court House, Va. April 6,1865. In U. S. Hospital at

Farmville, Va. April 7- June 15,1865.

Ligon, W. W.- private August 30,1861. Killed at 2d Manassas, Va. August 30,1862.

Loyd, B. F.- private August 30,1861. Wounded at 2d Manassas, Va. August 30, 1862. Died of wounds at Warrenton, Va. September 11,1862.

Lumpkin, R. D.- private August 30,1861. Died of typhoid fever at Petersburg, Va. June 2,1862.

Martin, Dennis M.- private August 30,1861. Died at Petersburg, Va. March 20, or May 15,1862.

McKisic, C. C.(or McKesic)- private September 19,1861. Discharged, disability, at Richmond, Va. March 4,1863.

McKisic, George W.(or McKesic)- private September 26,1861. Died of fever in 1862.

Miller, J. W.- private November 6, 1861. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Moore, Wesley W.- private August 30, 1861. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Morris Ephraim- private October 9, 1861. Surrendered, Appomat- tox, Va. April 9,1865.

Morris, Jason- private February 27,1862. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Morris, S.- private October 9, 1861. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Morris, William- private February 27, 1862. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Mountcastle, William R.- private August 30, 1861. Wounded at Crater near Petersburg, Va. July 30, 1864. Paroled at Farmville,

Va. April 11-21,1865. (Born in Virginia May 23,1840.)

Newman, S. (or T.)- private August 30, 1861. Appointed Corpo- ral. Died of fever at Richmond, Va. July 13,1862.

Perry, Charles M.- private August 30,1861. Died of typhoid fever at Richmond, Va. July 8,1862.

Pettet, J. D.- private August 30, 1861. Discharged, disability, December 23,1861.

Pierce, Alexander- private September 8, 1862. Wounded at Fred- ericksburg, Va. December 13, 1862. Died of pneumonia at camp near Gordonsville, Va. April 14,1864.

Pledger, Thomas M.- private August 31, 1861. Detailed nurse in Petersburg, Va. hospital in 1862. On detached duty February 28, 1865. No later record.

Pope, Wiley J.- private August 30,1861. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Queen, Henry N.- private August 30, 1861. Appointed Corporal.

Queen, La Vousa- private March 1, 1864. Surrendered, Appomat- tox, Va. April 9,1865.

Queen, Robert P.- private April 1, 1864. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Reaves, William (or Reeves)- private September 15, 1861. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 3, 1863. Exchanged at City Point, Va. August 1, 1863. Captured at High Bridge, Va. April 10,1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 17,1865. Richardson, Thomas H. private August 30, 1861. Sent to General Hospital at Richmond, Va. June 6, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, 8th Regiment Ga. Inf. in exchange for John H. Whitlock. Slightly wounded in hand at Wilderness, Va. May 6, 1864. Roll dated October 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent on furlough. No later record. (Born at Rome, Ga. in 1838.)

Sharp, John F.- private April 1, 1862. Wounded and captured at Greencastle, Pa. July 5, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout, Md. February 15, 1865. Received at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Va. for exchange, February 20-21,1865. No later record.

Sharp, Joseph A., Sr.- private August 30, 1861. Wounded at King's School House, Va. June 25, 1862. Captured at High Bridge, Va. April 6,1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 19,1865.

Smith, John D.- private October 4,1861. Wounded at King's School House, Va. June 25,1862. Roll for February 28,1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Smith, W. D.- private August 30,1861. Died of fever in Virginia June 24,1863.

Stafford, S. L.- private August 31,1861. Died of fever at Huguenot Springs, Va. July 25,1862.

Stewart, S. W.- private August 30,1861. Captured at Savage Sta- tion, Va. June 25,1862. In General Hospital at Richmond, Va. June 1862. Killed at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863.

Strickland, R. D.- private August 30,1861. Died of typhoid fever in Chimborazo Hospital #1, at Richmond, Va. July 17,1862.

Teat, David S.- private May 1,1862. Killed at Manassas Gap, Va. July 23,1863.

Teat, Isaac N.- private October 6,1864. Roll for February 28,1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Teat, John L- private September 17,1861. On leave of absence January - February 1865. No later record.

Thomas, Andrew J.- private September 23,1861. Appointed 5th Ser- geant in 1863. Wounded at Crater near Petersburg, Va. July 30,1864. Roll for February 28,1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Thomas, Samuel H.- private August 30,1861. Died of fever in Richmond, Va. hospital July 15,1862.

Thomas, William F. M.-Enlisted as a private in Co. H, 60th Regiment Ga. Inf. April 25,1862. Transferred to Co. G,22d Regiment Ga. Inf. August 1,1863. Appointed 4th Corporal in 1863. Deserted to enemy February 24,1865. "Received February 25,1865 and sent to Colonel T. Ingraham, Washington, D. C., as a Confederate deserter, February 26,1865."

Tucker, Leroy- private September 25, 1861. Wounded at 2d Ma- nassas, Va. August 30,1862. Died of wounds in hospital September 4, 1862.

Vincent, T. N.- private March 11,1863. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863. Paroled at David's Island, N. Y. Harbor and exchanged at City Point, Va. September 27,1863. Cap tured and paroled at Athens, Ga. May 8,1865.

Vincent, W. J.- private August 30,1861. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863. Exchanged. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Wa1ston, Joseph W.- private August 30,1861. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Watson, David M.- private September 23, 1861. Wounded in hand at Spotsylvania, Va. May 14, 1864. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Watson, W. W.- private August 30, 1861. Discharged, furnished John R. Gibson as substitute, January 20,1863.

Whitlock, John H.-Enlisted as a private in Co. H, 8th Regiment Ga. Inf. February 20, 1862. Captured and paroled at Warrenton, Va. September 29,1862. Admitted to General Hospital #9, at Richmond, Va. November 4, 1862. Furloughed for 60 days from November 5, 1862. Transferred to Co. G, 22d Regiment Ga. Inf. in exchange for Thomas H. Richardson. Roll for February 28, 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Whitlock, W. P.- private September 19, 1861. Wounded at King's School House, Va. June 25, 1862. Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863. Paroled at Point Lookout, Md. February 18, 1865. Re ceived at James River, Va. for exchange February 20-21, 1865. No later record.

Witcher, William A.- private August 30, 1861. Appointed 3d Cor- poral May 22, 1862; Sergeant. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Zuber, John D. (or Zouber)- private August 30, 1861. Appointed 3d Corporal January 25, 1862. Died at Petersburg, Va. May 22, 1862.


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