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Muster Roll of Blue Ridge Rifles of Co. E Phillip’s Legion Infantry

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Joseph HamiltonCaptain.  July 9 1861. Promoted Major this legion Dec.13, 1862; Lieutenant Colonel to rank from Dec. 31, 1863. Wounded June 3, 1864. Admitted to Medical Director's Office, Richmond, VA. account wounds, June 5, 1864, and furloughed for 30 days June 1864. Captured, Sailor's Creek, VA. Apr.6, 1865. Released, Johnson's Island, on July 25, 1865.

Hardy Price, 1st Lieutenant.  July 9, 1861, Wounded, Fredericksburg, VA, Dec. 13, 1862, Died in Richmond, Va. of wounds received at the battle of Fredericksburg, Va.

W.H. Barber, 2nd Lieutenant,  July 9, 1861 Resigned in 1864. Buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Dahlonega, Ga

Jesse M. McDonald, Jr. 2nd Lieutenant,  July 9, 1861. Wounded, Chattanooga, TN Sept. 24, 1863. Elected 2nd Lieutenant, Dec. 13, 1862; 1st Lieutenant, Jan. 26, 1863; Captain, June 29, 1864. Received a leave of absence for 24 days Jan 20 1865, and later informed the lieutenant commanding the company that he would not return.

William A. Spencer -  3rd sergeant July 9, 1861. Elected Captain Co G, 18th Regiment GA Cavalry. Paroled, Morganton, NC, May 14, 1865.

Bates, James K- Private.  July 9 1861. Captured, Gains Farm, VA, May 31, 1864. Released, Elmira NY, July 7, 1865.

Bates, Jasper – Private,  August 7, 1861. Wounded at the battle of Fredricksburg VA, December 13th, 1862, Arm amputated from the results of the wounds. Roll for Jan. 30, 1865, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. 

Bates, Newton - Enlisted 7/9/1861, Age 20, Captured at Gaines Farm (Cold Harbor) 6/1/1864, Imprisoned at Point Lookout prison until transferred to Elmira, NY prison 7/12/1864, Released 7/7/1865, Applied for a veterans pension in Alabama, Married in 1885 to Laura Catherine Herring, Died 8/14/1914

Blackwell, Andrew Jackson - Enlisted 3/12/1863, Born 2/22/1844, Shows "present" on August 1864 roll dated 1/30/1865, No further military record although a descendant provides the information that he survived the war and died in Texas 12/25/1919, Brother of James and Jesse Blackwell, Son of Jeddiah and Nancy Blackwell

Blackwell, James - Private.  July 9, 1861 Born 10/22/1840, Captured at Fox's Gap, Md 9/14/1862, Exchanged 10/2/1862, WIA at Fredericksburg 12/13/1862, October 1863 roll states "deserted 11/8/1863 near Cleveland, Tn" BUT is back on the March/April 1864 roll (dated 10/5/1864) with the notation "WIA at Hanover Junction (Va) 5/27/1864", Received clothing 11/5/1864, No further military record although a descendant provides the information that he survived the war and lived until his death in Oklahoma 4/11/1908, Brother of Jesse and Andrew Blackwell, Son of Jeddiah and Nancy Blackwell 

Blackwell, Jesse - Private.  July 9, 1861. Born 10/2/1842, Captured at Fox's Gap, Md 9/14/1862, Exchanged 10/2/1862, Shows as 3rd Corporal on Jan/Feb 1863 roll and as 5th Sgt on Sept/Oct 1863 roll, Shows furloughed home on Mar/Apr 1864 roll dated 10/5/1864 then "AWOL" on later rolls, A descendant provides the information that he survived the war and died in Texas 4/21/1910, Brother of James and Andrew Blackwell, Son of Jeddiah and Nancy Blackwell.

Boyd, Augustus F. - Private.  July 9, 1861, Appointed Sergeant, Transferred to the 52nd Ga. Regiment, made captain and killed a the battle of Bakers Creek, Mississippi .

Boyt J.D. - Private.  July 9, 1861Age 31, Shows "deserted 9/16/1862" on rolls from Sept 1862 through Feb 1863, Court Martial Record ANV GO#66 dated 5/25/1863 finds him innocent of desertion but guilty of lesser charge of being AWOL, sentenced to one month at hard labor, Sept/Oct 1863 roll dated 1/14/1864 shows "deserted at Chattanooga 10/4/1863, Carried AWOL on all further rolls, No Federal desertion or POW records 

Brown, Martin – Private.  July 9, 1861 Died at Charlottesville, VA January 7, 1863 of pneumonia, His mother Elizabeth Brown filed a death claim in June 1863 stating that previous death claim filed 3/12/1863 by purported wife Rebecca Brown is false and that her son was not married

Brown, Meridan – Private.  July 9, 1861 Present throughout war, Wounded near Appomattox Court House, near surrender April 1865. WIA (left side & back) by shell at Sailors Creek, Va April 6, 1865 and captured, Died Lincoln General Hospital Washington DC April 25, 1865, Buried in Arlington National Cemetery

Brown, Terril – Private.  July 9, 1861 Age 20, 2nd Cpl on Oct 1863 roll, WIA at Gaines Farm (Cold Harbor) June1,1864 and on wounded furlough July 22,1864. 1906 Roster Commission Roll states that he was wounded at Cold Harbor and died from these wounds, In this case it turns out that the 1906 Roster Commission roll was incorrect since he is shown on South Carolina's 1901 roll of pensioners living in Greenville County, He was listed as a class C pensioner which indicates a veteran disabled by wounds, His disabling wound is listed as being to the right thigh.

Burt, J.C. - Private.  July 9, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant, Surrendered, Appomattox VA, April 9, 1865 Age 18, WIA at Sharpsburg Sep.17,1862, 2nd Lt Fe. 26,1863, Age 17 in 1860 Dawson County census, Son of Reuben L and Caroline Burt

Burt, Reuben Elisha. - Private.  July 9, 1861. Surrendered, Appomattox VA, April 9, 1865

Cain, Jesse - Private.  July 9, 1861. at Lynchburg, Va, 1906 Roster Commission Roll states "Died in W.Va Nov 9, 1861", Pension application filed by his widow Mary in the 1890s state that he died between Nov 9, 1861 and Dec 20, 1861 in W.Va. or Dublin, Va of measles, In this application three Co E veterans attest to his death from disease as stated in 1861

Campbell, Martin - Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 21, WIA (hand) July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg per casualty list in July 20, 1863 Atlanta Southern Confederacy, Captured at Cold Harbor June 1, 1864, Imprisoned at Point Lookout prison until transferred to Elmira, NY prison July 9, 1864, Federal POW records show him forwarded to James River for exchange on March 14, 1865, but a later record shows he died on March 20, 1865. Age 9 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Robert and Catharine Campbell, Brother of William M Campbell.

Campbell, William – Private.  July 9, 1861Age 17. Died in West Virginia November 19, 1861 on retreat from Cotton Hill in Western Virginia, Cause not stated but almost certainly disease, Age 6 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Robert and Catharine Campbell, Brother of Martin V Campbell.

Cavender, David J. - Private.  July 9, 1861. Died at Camp Winder Hospital Richmond March 5, 1863 of pneumonia, Buried Hollywood Cemetery at Richmond. Age 7 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Joseph and Eliza Cavender, Brother of William Cavender.

Cavender, W. P. - Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 21, Captured at Knoxville Nov. 29, 1863, Shows sent to Camp Chase prison in Ohio Dec.15, 1863 BUT died in US Military Hospital at Knoxville of pneumonia, Buried Knoxville City Cemetery, Age 9 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Joseph and Eliza Cavender, Brother of David Cavender.

Cimmemon or Cimmermon, D.J. - Private.  July 9, 1861. Killed Second Manassas, VA, August 29,1862.

Clements(Clemens) J.M - Private.  July 9, 1861, Age 20, Served reliably through entire war, Appointed Sergeant. Surrendered, Appomattox VA, April 9, 1865 as Sgt J M Clemmons although this rank is not shown in his service record, Age 8 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Benjamin and Esther Clemens, Died 8/14/1903 in Shelby County Alabama

Collens or Collings N.V. - Private.  July 9, 1861.Age 21, WIA (shell concussion) at Chancellorsville May 1863, WIA (hand) at Spotsylvania 5/12/1864, Shows as AWOL on all rolls thereafter, Age 10 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Edley and Jane Collins

Croft, B. C. - Private.  July 9, 1861, Wounded, Knoxville TN, November 29 18636, Died of wounds.

Croft, Washington - Private.  July 9, 1861. Born April 1828 in South Carolina, Issued clothing Nov. 26,1864, No further military record but we know that he survived the war as he applied for a pension, In the application he states that he was furloughed home in January 1865 but could not return to Virginia as Sherman's Federals had blocked the route back so he joined General Wofford's Georgia Militia, Died Jan 11, 1908

Davis, Fountain – Private.  July 9, 1861, Died at Ladies Relief Hospital Lynchburg September 7, 1861 of disease, Buried Lynchburg City Cemetery #6 in 2nd line lot 159.

Davis, Henry – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 23, Deserted at Fredericksburg Jan.23, 1863, Arrested Feb. 12, 1863, Court Martial Record ANV GO #41 Dated March 17, 1863 finds him guilty of desertion and sentenced to branding with a "D" on left hand and hard labor for remainder of war, Shows as AWOL on Sept/Oct 1863 and Mar/Apr 1864 rolls, May/June/July/Aug 1864 rolls state "deserted at Petersburg July, 1864", A J Reese letter dated July 20, 1864 notes this desertion and describes Davis as a "very poor soldier", He then shows captured at Harrisonburg (in the Shenandoah Valley) on Sep. 25, 1864, Imprisoned at Point Lookout prison until released May 13, 1865, Age 13 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Thomas and Jemima Davis.

Davis, J.N. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Wounded, Petersburg, VA. July 1 1864. At home on wounded furlough close of the war.

Davis, William – Private.  July 9, 1861, Killed, Chattanooga, TN, by grape shot, September 24, 1863.

Dempsey, James M. – Private.  July 19, 1861, Wounded, Sharpsburg MD, September 14, 1862. Returns for November 1862, shows him "home on furlough from hospital commencement and length no known."

Dyer, William R.– Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 19, Deserted at Cleveland, Tn Nov. 8, 1863 BUT later records show him captured at Elgin Creek, Tn June 21, 1864, Imprisoned at Camp Douglas prison in Chicago until he takes the Oath of Allegiance to the Union and joins Co I of the 5th US Infantry April 15, 1865. Enlistment shows him to be 22, 5' 6 & 1/2" tall with brown eyes and brown hair, Died at Fort Dodge Kansas Post Hospital on August 6th 1865 from "inflammation of the bladder", Age 8 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Daniel and Jane Dyer.

Fields, James – Private.  July 9, 1861, Died of a wound received at the battle of Fredricksburg, Va., December 13, 1862

Fields, M. H. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 24, Born 1837 in North Carolina, Captured near Knoxville Dec 5, 1863, Oct 1864 roll says AWOL, Later roll states "paroled not exchanged", Jan 1865 roll states "absent", No Federal POW records, Post war pension application states that he escaped from the Federals and went home.

Fields, R. J. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Age 19, WIA (hand) at Fredericksburg Dec 13, 1862, Deserted near Cleveland, Tn Nov.1863, Captured at Gaines Farm (Cold Harbor) June 1, 1864, Imprisoned at Point Lookout prison until transferred to Elmira, NY prison July 17,1864, Died at Elmira of variola March 5, 1865, Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY, grave #1969

Forest or Forrest, Champion – Private.  July 9, 1861, Age 28, 1906 Roster Commission Roll states "Died in Dublin, Va", The Legion was only in this area at the end of 1861 and he is not carried on rolls after 1861 so it is highly probable that he was one of the many who died of disease during the 1861 campaign in western Virginia, Age 16 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Born in SC, Son of Berry and Matilda Forrester.

Forest or Forrest, Hardy – Private.  July 9, 1861, Wounded in a skirmish at South Anna River, VA. 1864. Furloughed home in July 1864, Joined Findley's Regiment of the Home Guard and served out the war in Georgia.

Gearin or Gearing, William M. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Age 30, WIA at Fredericksburg, Va Dec 13, 1862, Admitted to Farmville, Va hospital June 12, 1863 with gun shot wound to left eye (he had been at home in Georgia recuperating), Received clothing Nov 20, 1864, No further military record but he applied for a pension in 1887, His application states that he was hit in the corner of the left eye with a minie ball which ranged around inside his skull and lodged behind his left ear, This wound was received Dec 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg, A Doctor certified that the bullet is still in his head, that he is blind in his left eye and unable to work, Application also states that he surrendered at Appomattox, but he is not on the parole list, Died June 19, 1917.

Glass, W. F. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Casualty list in July 2, 1864 Richmond Enquirer shows him as WIA between May 6, 1864 and May 16, 1864 indicating that he was wounded at Wilderness or Spotsylvania, Surrendered, Appomattox VA, April 9, 1865 , Born in 1828, Died Feb. 1, 1897, Buried at New Harmony Church Cemetery on Cherokee/Forsyth county line.

Grizzle, E. J. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 22, Cpl in late 1862, Sgt in 1863, WIA at Knoxville Nov 29, 1863, Captured and sent to Camp Chase, Paroled/exchanged Feb 1865, Died March 10, 1865 at GH #9 Richmond of chronic dysentery, Buried at Oakwood Confederate Cemetery as E J Grezzetway.

Grizzle, James – Private.  July 9, 1861. WIA at Fredericksburg, Va Dec 13, 1862 (right thigh), AWOL thereafter, Pension application states that he was hospitalized at Lynchburg for three months after being wounded and was then furloughed home, He goes on to state that the wound never properly healed rendering him incapable of returning to his unit during the war, Born July 18, 1844, Died 1926, said to bebBuried in Yahoola Cemetery, Lumpkin County, Ga. Can not find his stone.

Grizzle, M. M. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 23, Teamster, Deserted at Petersburg, Va July 16, 1864, A J Reese letter dated July 20, 1864 notes this desertion and describes Grizzle as "a very poor soldier", No Federal deserter or POW records, Applied for a Georgia veterans pension, Application states that he was furloughed by the quartermaster in August of 1864, joined another unit while home in Georgia and surrendered at Kingston, Ga in May 1865, Age 12 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of John and Sally Grizzle, Brother of William Grizzle.

Grizzle, William– Private.  July 9, 1861. Born April 5, 1831, Teamster, AWOL on roll dated Oct 5, 1864 and all rolls thereafter, He states in his pension application that he was furloughed home in February 1864 while in Tennessee. He goes on to say that he was cut off and joined Finleys regiment Co E and surrendered at Kingston, Ga in May 1865.  He is listed as being 21 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of John and Sally Grizzle, Bother of Marvin(Marvel) Grizzle.

Helton, Martin – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 16, Present on rolls until sent to hospital in Richmond May 17, 1863 with fever, Transferred to Danville, Va hospital June 12, 1863, Furloughed home from Danville Aug 20, 1863, Shown on Sept/Oct 1863 roll dated Jan 14, 1864 as AWOL and on all rolls thereafter, Federal records show that he took the Oath of allegiance April 16, 1864 at Chattanooga but it is not clear whether he deserted or was captured. Age 14 in 1860 Cherokee county census.

Hendrex, M. H. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Died of wounds received at the battle of Sharpsburg, MD September, 17, 1862. GH #9 Buried in Oakwood Confederate Cemetery Richmond as M H Henrich

Hollifield, J. N or H . – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 23, Deserted near Chancellorsville May 2, 1863, AWOL on later rolls, Took Oath of allegiance at Chattanooga Feb 20, 1864, Age 13 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Born in NC, Son of Jacob and Manimmia Holyfield.

Howell, Eli – Private.  July 9, 1861. Captured at Burkeville, Va April 6, 1865, Imprisoned at Point Lookout until released June 13, 1865.

Hulsey, A.J. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 17, WIA at the Wilderness May 6, 1864, Admitted to Chimborazo hospital Richmond May 8, 1864. No record of furlough from hospital, AWOL on rolls thereafter, Oklahoma state pension office asks DC for records in 1915 which would indicate that either he or his widow was requesting a pension, Born Sep 3, 1844 in Dawson County Ga. to James M and Martha Hulsey, Died Oct 18, 1932 at Old Soldiers Home in Norman Oklahoma, Buried at Collins Cemetery, Pottawatomie County Ok,

Husley, Rice – Private.  July 9, 1861, Died at Hardeville, South Carolina from disease February 5, 1862, Born 1833 in Hall County to Burrell and Lauriette Bates Hulsey, Married 1/27/1854 to Mary Hamilton.

Hutcheson, W. J. T. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Wounded at Spotsylvania, May 11 1864,  At home on wounded furlough at the close of the war.

Johnson, L. W. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Age 20, Died Richman, VA January 20, 1862 at Chimborazo hospital of pneumonia, Buried at Oakwood Confederate Cemetery

Johnson, Willis – Private.  July 9, 1861, Last entry in service record is Aug 1864 muster roll showing him "present", 1906 Roster Commission roll states "killed near Appomattox, Va April 1865".  Age 5 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Born in NC, Son of Jacob and Crisa Johnson

Jones, Anson – Private.  July 9, 1861. Roll dated FEb 14, 1864 shows that he deserted near Cleveland, Tn Nov 7, 1863, Carried as AWOL on rolls thereafter, Took Oath of Allegiance at Chattanooga and joined Co I of 12th Tennessee Federal Cavalry Feb 29, 1864, Enlistment shows him to be 18 years old, Discharged from US service at Oct 7, 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Born 1844, Moved to California in 1866, Married Catherine Agnes Daugherty July 3, 1875, Died at Colfax, California July 26, 1898

Jones, Barney – Private.  July 9, 1861. Co G 18th Ga, WIA (eye) at Second Manassas, A J Reese letter dated May 1863 stated that Jones had been transferred into Co E in exchange for William A Spencer, Deserted around Sep 20, 1863, AWOL on rolls thereafter, Took Oath of Allegiance at Chattanooga April 13, 1864 and joined Co I of 12th Tennessee Federal Cavalry, Died at sea shortly after war enroute to California.

Jones, Samuel – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 21, AWOL on roll dated Jan 14, 1864 and all rolls thereafter, Took Oath of Allegiance at Chattanooga March 30, 1864 and joined Co I of 12th Tennessee Federal Cavalry at Nashville, Enlistment shows him to age 22 6'1&1/2" tall with blue eyes and light hair, Paid a $100 bounty, Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth Kansas Oct 7, 1865, Died 1918, Buried in Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery, Lumpkin County, Ga.

Land, William D. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 25, Captured July 9, 1864 while home on furlough, Died Dec 25, 1864 at Camp Douglas, Ill of small pox, Buried at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois.

Lee, A. H. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 38, AWOL on roll dated Jan 14, 1864 and all rolls thereafter, No further military records but we know he survived the war as he applied for a veterans pension in Georgia, Application states that he went home sick in 1863 and remained too ill to return, Born July 31, 1823 in SC.

Loggins, E. T. – Private.  July 9, 1861. MWIA at Spotsylvania May 14, 1864, Died at Winder Hospital, Richmond June 26, 1864, Buried at Richmond's Hollywood Cemetery section U lot #593, Born about 1844 to Martin & Lorrey Loggins, Brother of Thomas Loggins

Loggins, Thomas – Private.  July 9, 1861, Wounded at Spotsylvania, May 11 1864, Died of wounds.

London, J. N. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 18, WIA (hand) at the Wilderness May 6, 1864, Furloughed from Danville hospital July 5, 1864, Shown as AWOL on all rolls thereafter, brother of Samuel London, Applied for a veterans pension in Alabama stating that he joined Ed Monson's Cavalry when furloughed home in 1864 and surrendered in May of 1865 at Kingston, Ga 

London, Samuel – Private.  July 9, 1861, Died Lynchburg, VA October 6, 1861.

Lowery, Samuel – Private.  July 9, 1861, Killed at the battle of Fredericksburg, VA December 15, 1862.

Lumsden, J. F.  Private. ________ Admitted to C.S.A. General Hospital, Charlottsville, VA with typhoid fever, July 25, 1863. Returned to duty, Augest 21, 1863. Discharged, having appointed a commissioned officer November 20, 1863. Elected Jr 2nd Lieutenant Co B, 5th Regt.GA Reserves Inf. Febuary 29, 1864. Roll for August 31, 1864, shows him present.

Mathews, Joel F. – Private. May 12, 1862, Captured, Brandy Station, VA August 1 1863. Poroled, Pt Lookout MD, Febuary 18, 1865. Received, Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, VA for exchange Febuary 20-21, 1865.

Mayes, F. E. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Wounded, Chattanooga, TN September 24, 1863, Died of wounds. Age 17, 2nd Cpl on February 63 roll, WIA Sep 24, 1863 near Chattanooga, A J Reese letter dated Sep 26, 1863 notes that Frank Mayes was wounded "in the right thigh pretty bad" and goes on to state that "they started him off yesterday to the hospital in Atlanta", Nancy Wimpy letter to A J Reese dated Oct 5, 1863 says that "Dr Howard had seen Frank and thought it very doubtful about his recovery", UDC burial lists show a Cpl E Mayes Co E Phillips Legion buried in the Whelchel Family Cemetery in Lumpkin County so he probably died in Atlanta and was sent home for burial.

McAfee, F. A. – Private.  July 9, 1861 Age 21, KIA at Beverlys Ford, Va on the Rappahannock River August 23, 1862. "Both legs torn off by shell" (per chaplain George Smith's account), Born 4/10/1840, Younger brother of William H McAfee, Age 9 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Thomas and Eliza McAfee.

McAfee, William – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 28, Transferred to 22nd Ga as 3rd Lt Oct 20, 1862, Age 16 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Thomas and Eliza McAfee.

McManus, A. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Captured at Burkeville, Va April 6, 1865. Imprisoned at Point Lookout until released April 29, 1865

Morgan W C - Enlisted July 9, 1861, Honorably discharged Aug 9, 1861.

Morris, H. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 20, Shown as "sick at hospital" on February 1863 roll, At Liberty, Va hospital March 1863, At Lynchburg, Va hospital July 8, 1863, Shown as AWOL on all rolls after Feb 1863, Captured in Cherokee County, Ga Aug 1864, Took Oath at Louisville, Ky July 27, 1864 and sent north, Age 8 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of John and Rebecca Morris.

Morrison, E. P. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Wounded, Fredericksburg, VA December 13, 1862. Died from wounds, Richmond, VA.

Moss, A. J. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 22, Deserted near Petersburg, Va July 14, 1864, A letter written by Lt A J Reese on July 20th 1864 states "I am sorry to say that five of the boys deserted a few nights ago. Two of them were very poor soldiers; H Davis and M M Grizzle. But Moss and the two Norrises were very good soldiers", No Federal POW or deserter records.

Myers, Andy – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 27, Captured at Gettysburg July 2, 1863, At Fort McHenry July 6, 1863, Sent to Fort Delaware July 1863, In prison hospital Jan 1, 1864 - March 10, 1864 and again May 24, 1864 - June 15, 1864, No further military records but we know he survived the war as he applied for a veterans pension in Alabama in 1899, This application states that he was wounded in the right arm at Fredericksburg and in the right side at Gettysburg.

Norris, Alfred – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 22, Cited for gallantry at Gettyburg July 2, 1863, Deserted near Petersburg, Va July 14, 1864, A letter written by Lt A J Reese on July 20th 1864 states "I am sorry to say that five of the boys deserted a few nights ago. Two of them were very poor soldiers; H Davis and M M Grizzle. But Moss and the two Norrises were very good soldiers", No Federal POW or deserter records, A descendant provides info that he applied for a pension after the war in Virginia so we know that he survived the war.

Norris, Wesley – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 20, WIA (thigh) at Gettysburg July 2, 1863, Deserted near Petersburg, Va July 14, 1864, A letter written by Lt A J Reese on July 20th 1864 states "I am sorry to say that five of the boys deserted a few nights ago. Two of them were very poor soldiers; H Davis and M M Grizzle. But Moss and the two Norrises were very good soldiers", No Federal POW or deserter records, A descendant provides information that he lived in Louisville, Ky after the war so we know that he survived.

Parker, G. F. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Died Richmond Ferry, West Virgina, October 18, 1861.

Quillian, Robert A. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Transferred to 52nd Ga. Regiment, June 17th , 1862

Ray, John – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 23, deserted near Fredericksburg, Va Feb 8, 1863, Arrested and returned for court martial Feb 19, 1863, Court martial record ANV GO #55 shows him found innocent of desertion but guilty of a lesser charge of going AWOL, Sentenced to 12 month at hard labor and forfeiture of 12 months pay, Deserted again near Chattanooga Sep 23, 1863, Carried AWOL on rolls until a roll dated Jan 30, 1865 states, "John Ray was killed by Wheeler's scouts at home, exact time not known".

Reese, A. J. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 20, Promoted to 2nd Lt Jan 26, 1863 upon death of Lt Price, Promoted 1st Lt June 29, 1864, Surrendered at Appomattox April 9, 1865 as commanding officer of Company E, Died in 1884 and buried at Mt Hope Cemetery, Dahlonega, Ga

Reese, Benton – Private.  July 9, 1861, Wounded by shell , Wilderness, VA May 6, 1864 . Leg amputated.

Riley, H. W. Jr – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 14, WIA (left hip) at Hanover Jct, Va May 27, 1864, Furloughed from Richmond hospital July 11, 1864, Shown as AWOL on roll dated Jan 30, 1865, No further record.

Roberts, James – Private.  July 9, 1861, Surrendered, Appomattox VA, April 9, 1865 .

Rumney, Benjamin F. – Private.  July 9, 1861, In the hospital, sick November 1 1861. Discharged, disability, October 1864.

Satterfield, William – Private.  July 9, 1861, Died in West Virginia campaign, 1861.

Sitton, B. F. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Discharged near Winchester, VA October 14, 1862.

Smith, E. J. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Captured a Federal color at Gettysburg, WIA (lost finger) May 6, 1864 at the Wilderness, Received clothing May 16, 1864 at Liberty, Va hospital, No further record.

Sparks, Wimpy – Private.  July 9, 1861, Killed in an artillery duel on the Rappahannock River, VA, August 23, 1862.

Spencer, W. A. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 19, WIA at Fredericksburg Dec 13, 1862, Admitted Chimborazo #2 hospital in Richmond Dec 15, 1862 with shell wound in hip, Furloughed for 30 days Dec 31, 1862, AWOL on Feb 1863 roll, May and June 1863 letters from J M McDonald and A J Reese stated that Spencer had stolen money from the mails and had been reduced to ranks and transferred to the 18th Ga in exchange for Barnabus Jones, Spencer does not show up on rolls for the 18th Ga, Elected Captain of Co G, 8th Ga Cavalry while at home and did not return to Virginia.

Stansell or Stancel, David – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 17, Deserted near Cleveland, Tn Nov 8, 1863, Must have returned because he deserted again near Winchester, Va Sep 7, 1864, No Federal POW or deserter records, No further record.

Stansell or Stancel, John W. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Age 21, Oct 21, 1863 court martial sentences him to death but Jefferson Davis commutes sentence (see A&IG SO #75/18 dated March 30, 1864) to spending remainder of war at hard labor on the Richmond fortification, Apparently rejoined unit near war's end as he surrendered at Appomattox April 9, 1865, Pension application states birth date as Feb 14, 1829 which conflicts with age given at enlistment.

Stevens, Martin – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 23, KIA Nov 29, 1863 at Knoxville, Tn per Lt A J Reese letter dated Dec 11, 1863

Stone, James – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 19, MWIA (through knee) and captured at Knoxville Nov 29, 1863, Died at Middle Brook US GH Feb 14, 1864, Buried "at brick house near Knoxville".

Vaughn, George – Private.  July 9, 1861, Died 1861 Deserted near Fredericksburg Jan 23, 1863, Returned under arrest Feb 12, 1863, Court martial record ANV GO #40 dated March 16, 1863 notes that he was found guilty of desertion and sentenced to spend the rest of the war at hard labor, forfeit all pay and be branded with a "D" on his left hand, Sentence must have been remanded or shortened as he was then captured at Gettysburg July 5, 1863 and sent to Fort McHenry, He was transferred to Point Lookout Sep 15, 1863 and died there Nov 14, 1863 of chronic dysentery, Buried at Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery at Scotland, Md.

Wade, Stephen G. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 18, Deserted near Fredericksburg Jan 23, 1863, Returned under arrest Feb 12, 1863, Court martial record ANV SO #40 dated March 16, 1863 shows him guilty of desertion and sentenced the same as George W Vaughn (see above), Sentence must have been remanded or shortened as he returns to the company, Last shown on a roll dated Jan 30, 1865, No further military records although he states in a postwar pension application that he surrendered at Appomattox, Records do not confirm this, Died in Bartow County September 1920. Age 7 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of Tyler and Winnie Wade.

Walker, James Berry. – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 26, AWOL on rolls from Aug 10, 1862 through February 1863, Feb 1863 entry states he deserted, WIA (head) May 1863 at Chancellorsville, Roll dated Jan 14, 1864 states that he deserted near Chattanooga Sep 20, 1863 implying that he had returned to the company in 1863, Deserted again near Winchester, Va Sep 7, 1864, No further record however a postwar listing shows that he is living in Warrenton, Ohio indicating that he may have taken the Oath of Allegiance and gone north, Age 14 in 1850 Lumpkin County census, Son of West and Fatima Walker.

Walker, George Washington – Private.  July 9, 1861. Born April 4, 1845 to West and Fatima Bryan Walker, AWOL on a roll dated Oct 5, 1864 and all rolls thereafter, 1906 Roster Commission roll and his pension application state that he was furloughed home in March of 1864 due to loss of use of his right hand, Younger brother of James Berry Walker, Died Oct 29, 1915, Buried in Yahoola Baptist Church Cemetery, Lumpkin County.

White, Frank – Private.  July 9, 1861, Killed by fragment of a shell, Wilderness, VA May 6, 1864. He appears on the 1906 Roster Commission roll for Co E with the notation "Killed, Wilderness, Va. May 6, 1864" but he is not listed in the compiled service records for the Legion. It is likely that he had just joined Co E shortly before his death so he's included here based upon that probability. He is listed in the January 1864 "Joe Brown Militia Census" (which delineated all Georgia men age 16 to 60 NOT in service) in Lumpkin County as F M White, age 16 yrs 5 mos. A May 31, 1864 letter from Lt Andrew Jackson Reese of Co E states that Frank was killed May 31, 1864 which would place his death in the actions around Cold Harbor, Va, Younger brother of Noah White, Son of Joabert and Sally White.

White, Noah – Private.  July 9, 1861. Age 20, WIA at Fox's Gap Md Sep 14, 1862, Promoted Cpl during 1863, Roll dated Oct 5, 1864 shows him sick at home, AWOL thereafter, Pension application says he was recruiting at home at war's end, Died in 1910, Buried Corinth Church Cemetery in Lumpkin County, Older brother of F M "Frank" White, Son of Joabert and Sally White.

Wilson or Willson, H. L. – Private.  July 9, 1861, Age stated 26. Killed at the battle of Gettysburg, PA July 2 1863. Born 1841 in Ga to Ransom and Elizabeth Wilson.

Woody Aaron W - Enlisted July 9, 1861, Age 14, Honorably discharged Aug 5, 1861, He and his father John Woody later joined Co G 10th Tennessee (USA) Cavalry, Aaron enlisted Feb 15, 1864 at Nashville and was promoted to Cpl Feb 23, 1864, He was reduced back to private April 1, 1864, He was court martialed (offense unknown) at New Orleans in early 1865 and his pay was reduced by $5 a month, Mustered out Aug 1, 1865 at Nashville, Age 18.