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Co. D, 40th Infantry Regiment Georgia. "Calhoun Blues"

GORDON COUNTY GA Military Co D 40th Regiment

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COMPANY "D"
40th REGIMENT GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
ARMY OF TENNESSEE C. S. A.
GORDON COUNTY, GEORGIA
CALHOUN BLUES

OFFICERS:

    Hall, Francis H.- Captain February 20, 1862 . Died in Gordon or Floyd County, Ga. July 28, 1863 .

    Wylie, David G., Jr.- Appointed 4th Sergeant of Co. C, 1st Regiment Ga. Regulars February 22, 1861 ; Color Bearer in 1861 . Discharged, "To enable him to accept service in Georgia Confederate States Army," December 29, 1861 . Elected 1st Lieutenant of Co. D, 40th Regiment Ga. Inf. February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Elected Captain November 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present.

    Chandler, Andrew J.- 2nd Lieutenant February 20, 1862 . Elected 1st Lieutenant. Died at Atlanta, Ga. in 1863

    Hunt, Gabriel M.- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant February 20, 1862 . Resigned, disability, August 9, 1862 .

    Williams, Augustus F.- 1st Sergeant February 20, 1862 . Transferred to Co. K, 42d Regiment Ga. Inf. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 . (Born in Oglethorpe County, Ga. March 10, 1841.)

    Hunt, Henry C.- 2nd Sergeant February 20, 18.62. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Enlisted in Co., 57th Regiment Virginia Inf. and served twelve months. Returned to company September 1863 . On detached service with General Barton December 1863 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 . (Born in Ga. December 1842.)

    Ginn, Francis M.- 3rd Sergeant February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Roe, Andrew A.- 4th Sergeant February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . No later record. Hackney, Robert B.- 5th Sergeant February 20, 1862 . Discharged July 23, 1862 . Buried in Chandler Cemetery at Calhoun, Ga.

    Phillips, Thomas F.- 1st Corporal February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Appointed 5th Sergeant November 1863 . Killed at Columbia, Tenn. December 20, 1864 .

    Jackson, Charles P.- 2nd Corporal February 20, 1862 . Appointed 1st Corporal November 1863 . Surrendered as 2d Sergeant at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .

    Morrow, George R.- 3rd Corporal February 20, 1862 . Appointed 2nd Corporal November 1863 . Captured in Gordon County, Ga. June 3, 1864 . Sent to Louisville, Ky., where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt., and was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 6, 1864 . (Born in Newton County, Ga. in 1831.)

    Boswell, Augustus W.- 4th Corporal February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6 1863 . Appointed 4th Sergeant November 1863 ; 1st Sergeant. Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he was discharged at Kingston, Ga. May 12, 1865 . (Born in Franklin County, Ga. in 1838.)
PRIVATES
    Abbott, Armstead A.- private May 7, 1862 . Captured near Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864 . Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 22, 1865 .

    Akin, Thomas (or Aiken) - private February 20, 1862 . Died in Cobb County, Ga. in 1862 or 1863 .

    Bailey, G. W.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured near Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864 . Released at Fort McHenry, Md. May 9, 1865 .

    Bailey, James M.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. May 29, 1864 .

    Bailey, Jordan - private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Captured at Resaca, Ga. May 16, 1864 . Released at Camp Morton, Ind. May 18, 1865 . (Born in DeKalb County, Ga. in 1829.)

    Bailey, Joseph A.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Appointed 3d Sergeant November 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky., and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, July 8, 1864 .

    Bailey, Vard - private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 16, 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. March 24, 1864 .

    Barnes, E.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . No later record.

    Barnes, William W.- private February 20, 1862 . Died at Calhoun, Ga. November 30, 1862 .

    Barnes, W. H.- private February 20, 1862 . Appears on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Barnett, J. C.- private February 20, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Barrett, John W.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. July 3, 1863 . Received at City Point, Va. July 6, 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him "Absent, prisoner in the hands of the enemy." No later record.

    Baugh, James W.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 , and in Prison Hospital there May 17-23, 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky. June 18, 1864 . Received by Dept. of Cumberland to be sent north of Ohio River June 20, 1864 .

    Black, Benjamin - private February 20, 1862 . Died at home December 12, 1862 .

    Bowdoin, J. W.- private February 20, 1862 . Wounded and disabled at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . No later record.

    Bowdoin, William C.- private February 20, 1862 . Wounded at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Received off Mobile Harbor, Ala. for exchange August 4, 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Bray, Bannister O.- private May 7, 1862 . Captured at Adairsville, Ga. May 19, 1864 . Released at Rock Island, Ill. May 22, 1865 .

    Bray, Bannister R.- private February 20, 1862 . Appointed Chaplain. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Captured at Adairsville, Ga. May 18, 1864 , and forwarded to Louisville, Ky. May 24, 1864 . No later record.

    Bray, Francis J.- private February 20, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky. and released June 1, 1864 .

    Bray, Jackson O.- private May 7, 1862 . Captured at Adairsville, Ga. May 17, 1864 . Released at Rock Island, Ill. May 22, 1865 .

    Bray, Rufus W.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Killed at Resaca, Ga. in 1864 .

    Bray, W. M.- private February 20, 1862 . Received $50 bounty March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Brock, Reuben - private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Brown, James J.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Cassville, Ga. May 20, 1864 . Volunteered in U. S. Army but was rejected. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and released October 26, 1864 . (Born in Cherokee County, Ga. in 1840.)

    Brownlow, John W.- private February 20, 1862 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky., and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, September 26, 1864 .

    Caldwell - See Colwell.

    Carey, Lewis M.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Captured and paroled at Hartwell, Ga. May 19, 1865 .

    Cargal, J. A.- private February 20, 1862 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky. June 28, 1864 , and released there June 1864 .

    Chambers, John - private February 20, 1862 . Received $50 bounty March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Chambers, Marion - private February 20, 1862 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky. and released September 26, 1864 .

    Chandler, Abraham R.- private May 7, 1862 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. June 3, 1864 . Released at Louisville, Ky. June 1864 .

    Chandler, Josiah - private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Absent without leave September 12-December 31, 1863 . No later record.

    Columbus, Jacob - private February 20, 1862 .

    Columbus, Marion - private February 20, 1862 .

    Colwell, John (or Caldwell) - private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Resaca, Ga. May 16, 1864 . Released at Camp Morton, Ind. May 18, 1865 .

    Covington, Ananias - private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 16, 1863 . Absent without leave September 12-December 31, 1863 .

    Covington, David - private May 7, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 16, 1863 . Exchanged off Mobile Harbor, Ala. August 4, 1863 . No later record.

    Coyle, Thomas - private July 10, 1862 . Appointed Sergeant; ordnance Sergeant. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Craft, Larkin J.- private February 20, 1862 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .

    Darnall, William H. (or Darnell) - Enlisted as a private in Co. E, 1st Regiment Ga. Regulars February 25, 1861 . Discharged December 29, 1861 . Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 40th Regiment Ga. Inf. February 20, 1862 . Elected 2nd Lieutenant in 1862 ; 1st Lieutenant of Co. C, 40th Regiment Ga. Inf. August 1862 . Wounded at Atlanta, Ga. July 22, 1864 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .

    Dempsey, Ellis - Pension records show he enlisted in 1862 , and was discharged, on account of rheumatism, at Knoxville, Tenn. in 1862 . (Born in South Carolina in 1834.)

    Dempsey, Patrick C.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863. Received off Mobile Harbor, Ala. for exchange August 4, 1863 . Furloughed by Medical Examining Board for 60 days from Opelika, Ala. hospital March 8, 1865 .

    Dempsey, William C.- private February 20, 1862 . Wounded and disabled at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . Captured at Adairsville, Ga. May 17, 1864 . Enlisted in U. S. Army at Rock Island, Ill., but was rejected by mustering officer, and released on oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. October 11, 1864 .

    Dodd, Thomas J.- private February 20, 1862 . Died of disease at Calhoun, Ga. August 11, 1862 .

    Eaves, Eli T.- private February 20, 1862 . Appointed 3d Corporal November 1863 . Wounded at Resaca, Ga. May 16, 1864 . Paroled at Charlotte, N. C. May 6, 1865 .

    Evans, Robert - private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 16, 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

    Farmer, D. Hosack - private February 20, 1862 . Wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Ga. June 27, 1864 .

    Ferguson, William E.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Absent on detached duty with pioneer party December 31, 1863 . No later record.

    Fincher, Reuben - private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him absent, sick. No. later record.

    Fowler, M. Bunpass - private February 20, 1862 . Died of fever at Calhoun, Ga. November 1862 . Gant, William - private February 20, 1862 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .

    Garrett, Joshua - private August 1, 1863 . Captured near Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864 . Died of pneumonia in Military Prison at Camp Chase, O. December 10, 1864 . Grave #596, Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

    Garrett, Zachariah - private February 20, 1862 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky., and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 20, 1864 .

    Greeson, Benjamin F.- private April 30, 1862 . Captured at Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864 . Released at Camp Chase, O. June 11, 1865 .

    Hall, William J.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Died on boat between New Orleans, La. and Mobile, Ala. August 4, 1863 .

    Hanes, Warren T.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Received off Mobile Harbor, Ala. for exchange August 4, 1863 . No later record.

    Hefner, J. W.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 16, 1863 . Received off Mobile Harbor, Ala. August 4, 1863 . Killed at Atlanta, Ga. July 22, 1864 .

    Henderson, F.- private February 20, 1862 . Died in Vicksburg, Miss. hospital prior to April 14, 1863 .

    Hulsey, Andrew J.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Resaca, Ga. May 16, 1864 . Died of smallpox in U.S.A. Post and Prison Hospital at Alton, Ill. March 14, 1865 .

    Ingles, James D.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Jackson, C. W.- private February 20, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Jackson, J. M.- private February 20, 1862 . Died at Knoxville, Tenn. prior to April 14, 1863 .

    Jackson, W. R.- private February 20, 1862 . Died at Knoxville, Tenn. prior to April 14, 1863 .

    Jones, C. A.- private February 20, 1862 . Died of disease at Calhoun, Ga. June 1862 .

    Jones, Stephen - private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record. King, John L.- private February 20, 1862 . Appointed Corporal. Transferred to Co. C, 8th Battn. Ga. Inf. February 1, 1864 . Captured at Atlanta, Ga. July 28, 1864 . Transferred from Camp Chase, O. to City Point, Va. for exchange March 4, 1865 .

    Lane, John H.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Lay, George W.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 1863 . Absent without leave September 12-December 31, 1863 . No later record.

    Long, Lunsin - private August 1, 1863 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .

    Malone, J. B.- private February 20, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Mattox, H. H.- private February 20, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    McLendon, J. B. (or McClendon) - private February 20, 1862 . Died August 10, 1863 .

    Miller, Bailus E.- private February 20, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Miller, John A.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Miller, Mathew E.- private February 20, 1862 . Died of disease in Gordon County, Ga. December 1862 .

    Moore, Milton H.- private February 20, 1862 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .

    Neal, John W.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Captured in Gordon County, Ga. May 16, 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Rock Island, Ill., and volunteered for service in U. S. Army but was rejected, October 26, 1864 .

    Owen, Thomas C.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .

    Phillips, Reuben W.- private August 18, 1862 . Wounded in 1862 . In Convalescent Hospital at Knoxville, Tenn. August 31, 1862 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he was wounded in hip and left foot, and permanently disabled at Resaca, Ga., May 16, 1864 . (Born in Oconee County, S. C. May 19, 1837.)

    Ray, William A.- private February 20, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. June 7, 1864 . (Born in North Carolina in 1829.)

    Rice, Rufus - private February 20, 1862 . Captured near Atlanta, Ga. July 22, 1864 . Paroled at Camp Chase, O. May 15, 1865 .

    Rider, Amos H.- Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 8th Battn. Ga. Inf. January 21, 1862 . Transferred to Co. D, 40th Regiment Ga. Inf. February 1864 . Killed at Resaca, Ga. May 14, 1864 .

    Robbins, Amos C.- private May 7, 1862 . Captured near Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864 . Released at Camp Chase, O. June 11, 1865 .

    Russell, James R.- private March 4, 1862 . Right arm broken in service in Kentucky. Surrendered as 2d Corporal at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 . (Born in Newton County, Ga. March 19, 1837. Died at Confederate Soldiers' Home, Atlanta, Ga. June 25, 1922. Buried at Marietta, Ga.)

    Russell, William M.- Enlisted as a private in Co. G, 21st Regiment Ga. Inf. July 4, 1861 . Discharged, disability, at Richmond, Va. November 1, 1861 . Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 40th Regiment Ga. Inf. February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Appointed 1st Sergeant in 1863 . Elected 2nd Lieutenant in 1863 . Roll dated December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Scott, M. P.- private February 20, 1862 . Received $50 bounty March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Shirley, George F.- private February 20, 1862 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. July 18, 1864 , and again at Louisville, Ky., and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, July 27, 1864 . Appears on rolls of Co. C, this regiment but no record of transfer.

    Stephens, Holland - private February 20, 1862 . On sick furlough March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Tate, Evans C.- private February 20, 1862 . Appointed 2nd Sergeant November 1863 . Deserted in 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. June 15, 1864 . Released at Louisville, Ky. June 1864 .

    Thomas, J. H.- private February 20, 1862 . Received $50 bounty March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Wade, Henry - private February 20, 1862 . Captured near Calhoun, Ga. May 17, 1864 . Forwarded to Louisville, Ky. May 24, 1864 . No later record.

    Wester, W. Van - private February 20, 1862 . On sick furlough March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Wofford, Ira - private February 20, 1862 . In Convalescent Hospital at Knoxville, Tenn. August 31, 1862 . No later record.

    Wood, Robert C.- private March 4, 1862 . Wounded and captured at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . Died at Fort Delaware, Del. July 21, 1863 .

    Wylie, William M. R.- private March 4, 1862 . Discharged January 1864 .

    Youngblood, James M.- private February 20, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Killed at Resaca, Ga. in 1864 .


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