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CIVIL WAR
FOR MURRAY AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES

Co. G, 28th Infantry Regiment Georgia. "Freeman Guards" or "Freeman Guerrillas"

GORDON COUNTY GA Military Co G 28th Regiment

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CO. " G " 28th REGIMENT
GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
ARMY NORTHERN VIRGINIA
GORDON COUNTY, GEORGIA

FREEMAN GUERILLAS
OR
FREEMAN GUARDS

OFFICERS:

    Hill, John, Jr. Captain August 12,1861. Wounded in left arm at Yorktown, Va. April 20, 1862. Furloughed home. Deserted. Captured in Gordon County, Ga., a Confederate deserter, date not given. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tenn. May 27, 1864.

    Ransom, George W. 1st Lieutenant August 12, 1861. Resigned March 1, 1862.

    Adams, Mathew- 2nd. Lieutenant August 12, 1861. Elected lst Lieutenant March 1862; Captain August 1862. Signed receipt for money advanced to soldiers for bounty April 5, 1864. No later record.

    Higdon, John B. Enlisted as a private in Co. F 4th Regiment Ga. Inf. April 29, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant of Co. G 28th Regiment Ga. Inf. August 12, 1861. Resigned February 12, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. C 38th Regiment Ga. Inf. April 16, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant November 1, 1862; Captain July 1863. Wounded and disabled at Winchester, Va. September 19, 1864. Paroled at Albany, Ga. May 15, 1865.

    Sneed, Henry M. 1st Sergeant August 12, 1861. Discharged prior to August 31, 1862.

    Harlan, John- 2nd Sergeant August 12, 1861. Discharged, disability, December 23, 1861.

    Bird, Mike H. 3rd Sergeant August 12, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant February 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him on furlough. No later record.

    Keith, David A. 4th Sergeant August 12, 1861. Discharged, disability, November 1862.(Born in Jasper County, Ga. in 1825)

    Canon, J. A. F.-1st Corporal August 12, 1861. Received pay to February 28, 1862. Died at Resaca, Ga., date not given.

    Kiker, W. A. 2nd Corporal August 12, 1861. private . Deserted prior to August 31, 1862.

    Price, Jesse- 3rd. Corporal August 12, 1861. Wounded and permanently disabled at Sharpsburg, Va. September 17, 1862. Pension records show he was at home on wounded furlough close of war.(Born in Ga. February 28, 1839)

    Thomas, David A. 4th Corporal August 12, 1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant February 1862. Reduced to ranks June 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.
PRIVATES:
    Adams, David- private August 12, 1861. Died at home in Whitfield County, Ga. July 18, 1862.

    Adams, John M. private June 22, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record. Adams, Presley- private August 12, 1861. Discharged prior to August 31, 1862.

    Anderson, G. W. private August 12, 1861.

    Anderson, W. R. private August 12, 1861. Discharged prior to August 31, 1862.

    Baton, A. C. private August 12, 1861. Discharged prior to August 31, 1862.

    Blake, Charles- private August 12, 1861. Absent without leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Brookshear, Tillman (or Brookshire, Tilmon)- private August 12, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Va. May 31, 1862. Discharged, by reason of disability of left shoulder joint, at Guinea Station, Va. April 18, 1863.

    Brown, William James-Enlisted as a private in Co. F 20th Regiment Ga. Inf. August 16, 1861. Discharged on account of rheumatism February 12, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. G 28th Regiment Ga. Inf. February 1862. Appointed 2d Corporal February 1862. Captured and paroled at Athens, Ga. May 8, 1865.

    Buckalew, A. Jackson- private August 12, 1861. Deserted in 1862 . Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, June 7, 1864, where he took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. and was released to be sent north of Ohio River June 8, 1864.

    Carnes, W. A. private August 12, 1861. Died of typhoid fever in General Hospital at Camp Winder, Richmond, Va., June 30, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

    Clary, William- private August 12, 1861. Missing at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862. No later record.

    Coley, William- private August 12, 1861 . Absent without leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Collins, A. private August 12, 1861. Captured near Kinston, N. C. March 8, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. May 12, 1865.

    Collins, George- private August 12, 1861. Reported ""Missing on march into Maryland," on roll dated June 30, 1863. No later record.

    Covington, William E. private August 12, 1861. Appointed 2nd Sergeant February 1862. Captured at Fort Harrison, Va. September 30, 1864. Released at Point Lookout, Md. May 13, 1865.

    Davis, James L. private August 12, 1861. Appointed 4th Corporal February 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant August 1862; Ensign December 11, 1862; 2nd Lieutenant September 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he was furloughed August 1864 . Enlisted in Captain Williams' Company, llth Regiment Ga. Militia in 1864. Surrendered, Kingston, Ga. May 12, 1865.(Born in Haywood County, North Carolina, January 25, 1839)

    Dean, Oliver- private August 12, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Dorset, J. K.- private August 12, 1861. Absent without leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Dunahoo, James K. (or Dunahoe)- private August 12, 1861. Absent without leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Durham, S. J. private August 12, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

    Eaves, J. K. private August 12, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him at home on furlough. No later record.

    Elrod, Jerry- private August 12, 1861. Died July 15, 1862.

    Ezell, Peter- private March 1, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Faith, D. A. private August 12, 1861. Discharged in 1862. Faith, E. H. private August 12, 1861. Died prior to August 31, 1862.

    Faith, G. W. private August 12, 1861.

    Faith, J. G.- private August 12, 1861. Discharged prior to August 31, 1862.

    Faith, William- private August 12, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Farrell, S. private August 12, 1861. Died at Richmond, Va. October 3, 1863. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery. Gentry, William- private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Hardy. John- private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Hatcher, F. M. private August 12, 1861. Absent without leave August 31, 1861. No later record.(Born in 1826)

    Hays, John Rufus- private May 8, 1862. Admitted to C.S.A. General Military Hospital #4, at Wilmington, N. C. with fever, May 12, 1864. Transferred to General Hospital #3, at Goldsboro, N. C. May 22, 1864, and discharged therefrom May 23,1864, to report for duty near Petersburg, Va. Appears on report of C. S. Hospital at Petersburg, Va. for June 1864, with remarks. "Wounded, right leg fractured, June 17, 1864, resulting in amputation of upper third of right leg, done same day before admission. Transferred to Poplar Lawn Hospital, in this city, July l4th." List dated February 24, 1865, of detailed men and employees on duty in hospital and in the public guard at Lynchburg, Va., shows him on guard by authority of General Lee. No later record.(Born in 1846)

    Hill, A. W. private August 12, 1861. Discharged, disability, at Richmond, Va. October 30, 1861.

    Hill, James N. private August 12, 1861. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. at Nashville, Tenn. January 4, 1864.

    Hill, John W. O. private August 12, 1861. Died of inflammation of brain in Farmville, Va. hospital August 5 or 6, 1862.

    Holcomb, A. E. private August 12, 1861. Appointed Corporal in 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Holcombe, H. C. private August 12, 1861. Died prior to August 31, 1862.

    Hunter, Andrew J. private August 12, 1861. Appointed Corporal August 1862. Deserted in 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. June 19, 1864, and again at Louisville, Ky. June 20, 1864, when he was released to remain north of Ohio River during war.

    Hunter, G. B. private August 12, 1861. Captured at Fort Harrison, Va. September 30, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout, Md. March 17, 1865. Received at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Va. for exchange, March 19, 1865. No later record.

    Ingraham, John- private August 12, 1861. Missing at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862. No later record.

    Kernall, W. private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Kinnamore, M. (or Kennemur)- private August 12, 1861. Died prior to August 31, 1862.

    Landress, Pinkney- private August 12, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Landress, W. C. private August 29, 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal February 1862; Sergeant. Roll for December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Lane, J. A. private August 12, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Va. May 31, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

    Ledbetter, J. F. private August 12,1861. Killed at Sharpsburg, Md. September 1862.(Born in Forsyth County, Ga. in 1836)

    Logan, William- private August 12, 1861. Absent without leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Massengale, F. Marion (or Massengill)- private August 12, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    McCargo, John- private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    McCarty, Henry- private August 12, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Va.. May 31, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

    McClendon, H. private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    McClurg, R. S.- private August 12, 1861. Captured at Fort Harrison, Va. September 30, 1864. Died of debility at Point Lookout, Md. March 12 or 13, 1865.

    Meyborn, John- private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Morgan, John- private August 12, 1861. Discharged prior to August 31, 1862.

    Morgan, J. E. C. private August 12, 1861. Deserted in 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. and released February 16, 1864.

    Moss, Robert- private August 12, 1861. Absent without leave June 1863. No later record.

    Mote, Silas W. private August 12, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Wounded in left arm at Seven Pines, Va. May 31, 1862; through wrist of left hand at Fort Harrison, Va. September 30, 1864.(Born in Ga. October 12, 1842)

    Noles, P. F. private August 12, 1861. Died prior to August 31, 1862.

    Norrells, John- private August 12, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Norrels, Thomas- private August 12, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Norton, Duncan A. Enlisted as a private in Co. F 4th Regiment Ga. Inf. April 29, 1861. Transferred to Co. G 28th Regiment Ga. Inf. August 12, 1861. Elected Jr 2nd Lieutenant February 1862; 2nd Lieutenant August 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

    Norton, Thomas J. private August 12, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant April 24, 1862; 1st Lieutenant August 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3, 1863. Left arm amputated at shoulder in General Hospital #4, at Richmond, Va. May 4, 1863. Transferred to Dalton, Ga. May 30, 1863. Resigned September 13, 1863.

    Offutt, Berry- private August 12, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.(Born in Columbia County, Ga. April 8, 1829)

    Paston, George- private August 12, 1861. Discharged prior to August 31, 1862.

    Perkins, H. private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Perry, Jerome- private August 12, 1861. Prescott, J. T. private August 12, 1861.

    Ransom, John- private August 12, 1861. Died prior to August 31, 1862.

    Roberson, John (or Robinson)- private August 12, 1861. Died at Richmond, Va. February 19, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

    Robertson, Nathaniel, Sr. private September 9, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Discharged, disability, May 9, 1862.

    Sailors, Jerry- private August 12, 1861. Captured at Covington November 17,1864. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 19, 1865.

    Sailors, William- private August 12, 1861. Died prior to August 31, 1862.

    Smallwood, John W. private August 12, 1861. Died March 29, 1862.

    Smallwood, William E. private August 12, 1861. Appointed 3rd Sergeant February 1862. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #2, at Richmond, Va. May 4, 1863. Returned to duty May 8, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Sparks, James S. private August 29, 1861. Died in Virginia in 1862. Buried in Confederate Cemetery at Lynchburg, Va. No. 2, 3rd Line, Lot 170-College's.

    Stevens, Robert- private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Strickland, Henry- private August 12, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record. Taylor, C. private August 12, 1861. Captured, date and place not given. Died at Fort Delaware, Del. October 6, 1863. Buried there.

    Telford, R. private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Trammell, A. J. private August 12, 1861. Deserted. Captured as a Confederate deserter, October 7, 1864; sent to Washington, D.C., and was furnished transportation to Cleveland, O.

    Truitt, - private August 12, 1861. Died at Richmond, Va. July 7, 1863. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

    Vandevier, James A. (or James J.)- private August 12, 1861. Captured in Walker County, Ga. October 17, 1864. Died of tuberculosis in General Hospital at Camp Douglas, Ill. July 9, 1865. Appears as Vandavier and Vandivier.

    Vandevier, Thomas A. private March 1, 1862 . Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 . Appears as Vandavier and Vandivier.

    Vaughn, Joseph- private August 12, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

    Waters, Thomas- private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Wells, S. William (or W. S.)- private August 12, 1861. Captured at Petersburg, Va. August 19, 1864. Released at Elmira, N.Y. July 11, 1865.

    Whitsit, (or Whitsel)- private August 12, 1861. Deserted prior to August 31, 1862.

    Wilson, A. private August 12, 1861. Absent with leave August 31, 1861. No later record.

    Wilson, Robert- private August 12, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

    Woody, G. W. private August 12, 1861. Discharged prior to August 31, 1862.

    Woolbright, Asa C. private August 12, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant February 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Young, Noah- private August 12, 1861.
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