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CIVIL WAR
FOR MURRAY AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES

Co. E, 40th Infantry Regiment Georgia

GORDON COUNTY GA Military Co E 40th Regiment

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

GORDON INFANTRY

OFFICERS:

    Groover, J. F.- Captain March 4, 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.

    Montgomery, William - 1st Lieutenant March 4, 1862. Resigned August 27, 1862. Johnson, Albert B.- 2nd Lieutenant March 4, 1862. Absent without leave September 15, 1863 -January 8, 1864. Deserted in 1864. Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, May 29, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt., and was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, May 31, 1864.

    Arnold, I. R. (or J. R.) - Jr. 2nd Lieutenant March 4, 1862. Resigned April 27, 1863.

    Chase, William D.- 1st Sergeant March 4, 1862 . private. Wounded at Missionary Ridge, Tenn. November 25, 1863. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky., and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 10, 1864.

    Strickland, W. P.- 2nd Sergeant March 4, 1862. Died in Kentucky in 1863.

    Smith, William M.- 3rd Sergeant March 4, 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. June 19, 1864.

    Strickland, T. S.- 4th Sergeant March 4, 1862. Deserted at Resaca, Ga. May 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky. May 10, 1864 , and again at Nashville, Tenn. May 28, 1864, and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, May 26, 1864. Ganaway, E. G. (or Gannaway) - 5th Sergeant March 4, 1862. Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862.

    Hickman, James O. A.- 1st Corporal March 4, 1862. private in 1863. Wounded in right hand at New Hope Church, Ga. May or June 1864. Hand amputated at wrist. "Totally disqualified and retired Sept. 10, 1864." (Died at Milledgeville, Ga. May 31, 1908.)

    Thomason, C. J. (or Thomasson) - 2nd Corporal March 4, 1862. Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 . Thomason, George W. (or Thomasson) - 3rd Corporal March 4, 1862. Captured near Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864. Died of variola in Military Prison at Camp Chase, O. January 23, 1865. Grave #853, Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

    Kelley, Philemon - 4th Corporal March 4, 1862. private Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863. No later record.
PRIVATES
    Adams, A. R.- private March 4, 1862 . Deserted at Knoxville, Tenn. July 15, 1862.

    Adams, Francis M.- private March 4, 1862. Captured near Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 22, 1865.

    Adams, O.- private March 4, 1862. Absent without leave March 27, 1862. No later record.

    dcock, C.- Enlisted as a private in Co. E, 8th Battn. Ga. Inf. October 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. E, 40th Regiment Ga. Inf. June 20, 1862. No later record.

    Armstrong, W. C.- private May 1, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Arthur, J. H.- private March 4, 1862. Captured in 1862. Sent from Cairo, Ill. October 25, 1862, and exchanged near Vicksburg, Miss. November 1, 1862. No later record.

    Berton, J. A.- private March 4, 1862. Absent without leave March 27, 1862. No later record.

    Blackwood, John - private March 4, 1862. Deserted at Rutledge, Tenn. October 26, 1862.

    Blalock, Newbern W. (or Newborn W.) -private March 4, 1862. Transferred to Co. F, 8th Battn. Ga. Inf. June 28, 1862; to Co. E, January 1, 1863. Wounded at Chickamauga, Ga. September 19, 1863. Absent without leave May 14, 1864 . Deserted in 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky. June 15, 1864, and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 19, 1864.

    Brison, T. M.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. July 3, 1863 , and left in hospital there. No later record.

    Brown, William J.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured near Atlanta, Ga. August 31, 1864 . Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 24, 1865 . Callahan, Alex E.- private March 4, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Forwarded from Chattanooga, Tenn. to Louisville, Ky., where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, May 15, 1864. Campbell, John M. (or John N.) - private May 1, 1862 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky. and released June 1, 1864 . Campbell, W. W.- private May 1, 1862 . Captured in Gordon County, Ga. June 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 10, 1864 . (Born in Abbeville, S. C. in 1833.)

    Chase, Alfred A.- private March 4, 1862 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. in 1864, and again at Louisville, Ky., where he was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 13, 1864.

    Cochran, H. C. (or H. M.) - private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 17, 1863 . Absent without leave September 1-December 31, 1863 . No later record.

    Coggins, James L. (or James F.) - private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Absent without leave September 1-December 31, 1863. Captured in Gordon County, Ga. May 1864 . Sent to Louisville, Ky., where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and was released, May 15, 1864.

    Coggins, William T.- private March 4, 1862 . Appointed 2nd Corporal November 1863 . Wounded, left leg permanently disabled, at Missionary Ridge, Tenn. November 25, 1863 . Absent, wounded, December 31, 1863 . No later record. (Born December 24, 1842.)

    Corban, R. C.- private May 1, 1862 . Absent without leave November 25, 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. May 27, 1864 , and again at Louisville, Ky., and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, May 31, 1864 .

    Cowan, Joseph H. (or Cowen) - private May 1, 1862 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. May 29, 1864 . Received at Louisville, Ky., where he took oath again and was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 1, 1864 .

    Cowan, W. W. (or Cowen) - private November 19, 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn May 29, 1864 . Received at Louisville, Ky., where he took oath again and was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 1, 1864 .

    Dillard, E. J.- private March 4, 1862 . Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Dillard, M. M.- private May 1, 1862 . Captured at Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864 . Released at Camp Chase, O. June 11, 1865 .

    Drake, J. R.- private March 4, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Dyer, N. M.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent with leave March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Ellis, William Curtis - private March 4, 1862 . Appointed 5th Sergeant November 1863 . Deserted in 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky., and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 20, 1864 .

    Fain, G. J.- private March 4, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Falkner, W. Charles (or Faulkner) - private March 4, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt., place not stated, May 25, 1864 , and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, May 31, 1864 .

    Farmer, Peter - private May 1, 1862 . Deserted at Walden's Ridge, Tenn. November 18, 1862 .

    Fisher, J. W.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Groover, Thomas S.- Enlisted as a private in Co. F, 8th Battn. Ga. Inf. October 18, 1861 . Transferred to Co. E, 40th Regiment Ga. Inf. June 27, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Deserted in 1864 . Captured in Gordon County, Ga. in 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky., and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, July 27, 1864 .

    Harlan, George - private May 1, 1862 . Elected 1st Lieutenant August 27, 1862 . Resigned, Special Order #295, December 12, 1864 .

    Harlan, John T.- private March 4, 1862 . Appointed Sergeant. Died in Fair Grounds Hospital at Knoxville, Tenn. November 17, 1862 .

    Hewett, A.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Hewitt, Perry - private January 1, 1863 . Captured near Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864 . Released at Camp Chase, O. June 11, 1865 . (Born in Ga.)

    Hickman, M. F.- private May 1, 1862 . "Returned to duty January 1, 1864 ." No later record.

    Hickman, Robert S. (or Robert P.) - private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Tilton, Ga. May 14, 1864 . Paroled at Camp Morton, Ind. and transferred for exchange February 26, 1865 .

    Hogan, David H.- private March 4, 1862 . Died of fever at Knoxville, Tenn. April 1862 .

    Holmes, Augustus (or Hames) - private March 4, 1862 . Deserted at Calhoun, Ga. December 24, 1862 .

    Hooper, William J.- private . Captured at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. July 3, 1863 . Received at City Point, Va. for exchange July 6, 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. and released March 19, 1864 . (Born in Ga. in 1840.)

    Hooper, W. J. Y.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave November 25, 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. and released March 19, 1864 .

    Horton, Charles F.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 9, 1863 . Appointed 1st Corporal November 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. June 3, 1864 , and released north of Ohio River June 9, 1864 .

    Horton, George W.- private May 1, 1862 . Captured at Edward's Depot, Miss. May 18, 1863 . A paroled prisoner in Camp at Demopolis, Ala. June 5, 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky., and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, June 8, 1864 . Horton, J. A.- private March 4, 1862 . "Returned to duty January 1, 1864 ." No later record.

    Jarrett, J.- private March 4, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Johnson, T. W.- private March 4, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Keath, D. A. (or Keith) - private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Kelley, William H.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863. Admitted to C. S. A. General Hospital #11, at Charlotte, N. C. March 2, 1865 . Returned to duty March 8, 1865 . Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 . (Born in South Carolina.)

    Kiker, Charles Richard - private March 4, 1862 . Bounty pay roll March 27, 1862 , shows him absent without leave. No later record.

    Kiker, Richard T.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave March 27, 1862 . No later record. Lackey, Milton - private March 4, 1862 . Pension records show he was wounded in right shoulder at Resaca, Ga. May 1864 . Deserted in 1864 . Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, June 9, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and was released July 10, 1864 . (Born February 10,1832).

    Lewis, W. J.- private May 1, 1862 . On detached service with Captain Rowan's Company, Stephens' Ga. Light Artillery, November 15, 1863 . No later record.

    Love, J. I.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave November 25-December 31, 1863 . Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn. and released March 19, 1864 . Love, W. H.- private March 4, 1862 . Appears only on roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Marshall, J. K. P.- private July 5, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, June 6, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and was released same day.

    Marshall, J. M.- private July 5, 1862 . Deserted at Rutledge, Tenn. October 26, 1862 . McBrayer, Oliver - private March 4, 1862 . Deserted in 1864. Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, May 25, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt., and was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, May 27, 1864 .

    McClure, R.- private March 4, 1862 . Received $50 bounty March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    McKee, Bentley (or McKnee) - private March 4, 1862 . Deserted at Manchester, Tenn. June 1862 .

    Montgomery, S.- private March 4, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Moore, J. S.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Appointed 2nd Sergeant November 1863 . Roll for December 31, 1863 , last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Moss, John W.- private March 4, 1862 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .

    Owens, James - private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave March 27, 1862 . Deserted. Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, May 29, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and was released May 30, 1864 .

    Owens, J. U. A. (or J. N. A.) - private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Absent without leave September 1-December 31, 1863 . No later record.

    Parks, Benjamin - private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . Exchanged in 1863 . Returned to company January 1, 1864 . No later record.

    Penn, Jefferson H.- private March 4, 1862 . Transferred to Co. D, 8th Battn. Ga. Inf. June 20, 1862 . Deserted. Captured in Gordon County, Ga. in 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Louisville, Ky., and sent from Dept. of Cumberland to be released north of Ohio River during war, August 10, 1864 .

    Prather, Asalia - private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 16, 1863. Absent, sick, at Vicksburg, Miss., December 31, 1863 . No later record.

    Prince, Kendrick - private March 4, 1862 . Died near Loudon, Tenn. November 1, 1863 .

    Quinn, Ferdinand - private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Calhoun, Ga. May 17, 1864 . Died of smallpox at Alton, Ill. May 6, 1865 .

    Quinn, H.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Died at New Orleans, La. August 3, 1863 .

    Ray, J. R.- private May 1, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tenn, and released April 2, 1864 .

    Ray, M. M.- private May 1, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, June 1, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and. was released same day.

    Roberts, David F.- private March 4, 1862 . Appointed 1st Sergeant November 1863 . Captured at Resaca, Ga. May 17, 1864 . Received at Military Prison, at Alton, Ill. May 25, 1864 , and released there May 16, 1865 .

    Rucker, J. A.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Resaca, Ga. May 15, 1864. Paroled at Alton, Ill. and sent to James River, Va. for exchange February 1865.

    Sanders, Wesley G.- private August 1, 1863. Captured near Atlanta, Ga. August 13, 1864. Released at Camp Chase, O. June 11, 1865 . (Born in North Carolina April 1844.)

    Shackelford, H. D.- private May 1, 1862 . Appointed 4th Corporal November 1863. Captured at Resaca, Ga. May 17, 1864. Released at Military Prison, Alton, Ill., May 16, 1865.

    Shaw, L. D.- private March 4, 1862. Wounded in left eye, resulting in loss of sight, at Jackson, Miss. May 14, 1863 . Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, July 25, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and was released, July 27, 1864 . (Born October 10, 1844.)

    Stanfield, John T.- private March 4, 1862 . Appears only on roll dated March 27, 1862 . Pension records show he was discharged, disability, at Cumberland Gap, Tenn. October 1862. (Born in Troup County, Ga. in 1836. Died in Gordon County,Ga. prior to December 1895.) Thomason, J. W. (or Thomasson) - private March 4, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, May 29, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and was released May 30, 1864.

    Trammell, Malcolm J.- private March 4, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, May 25, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and was released May 26, 1864 .

    Turner, J. G.- private March 4, 1862 . Appears only on bounty pay roll dated March 27, 1862 .

    Turner, W. L.- private March 4, 1862 . Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865 .

    Wade, N.- private March 4, 1862 . No later record.

    Waldrop, Loren A. (or Waldrip) - private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Resaca, Ga. May 18, 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Rock Island, Ill. and enlisted in U. S. Army for frontier service October 6, 1864 .

    Walraven, Floyd - private March 4, 1862 : Deserted in 1864 . Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, May 29, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt., and was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, May 31, 1864 .

    Walraven, John M.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Dallas, Ga. June 3, 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Rock Island, Ill. and transferred to U. S. Navy July 6, 1864 .

    Watts, J. C.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Deserted at Calhoun, Ga. September 1, 1863 .

    Wells, W. F.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    White, Enoch (or Enos) - private July 5, 1862 . Wounded at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . Died at Raymond, Miss. June 1, 1863 .

    Wickett, J. N.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Absentwithout leave October 1-December 31, 1863 . No later record.

    Wiley, J. M.- private March 4, 1862 . No later record.

    Wiley, J. R.- private March 4, 1862 . No later record.

    Wiley, Nathan - private March 4, 1862 . Died at home in Gordon County, Ga., date not given.

    Wiley, William - private March 4, 1862 . Wounded and captured at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 . Admitted to Prison Hospital there May 17 or 28, 1863 . Absent, wounded, December 31, 1863 . No later record.

    Wilson, Henry J.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Resaca, Ga. May 17, 1864 . Released at Military Prison, Alton, Ill., May 24, 1865 . (Born in South Carolina in 1836.)

    Wilson, J. F. M.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Wilson, J. T.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Wofford, B. M.- private March 4, 1862 . Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 , and paroled there July 6, 1863 . Roll for November -December 1863 , last on file, shows him "Absent, sick, and returned to duty." No later record. (Born in Spartanburg, S. C. in 1834.)

    Wofford, John W.- private March 4, 1862 . Died at Bean Station, Tenn. October 9, 1862 .

    Wofford, I. E.- private May 1, 1862 . Wounded in right hip and captured at Jonesboro, Ga. August 31, 1864, and forwarded to Dept. of Cumberland. No later record. (Born October 20,1838.)

    Wyatt, G. F.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Wyatt, L.- private March 4, 1862 . Absent without leave March 27, 1862 . No later record.

    Wyatt, William - private May 1, 1862 . Deserted in 1864 . Received at Louisville, Ky., a Confederate deserter, June 1, 1864 , where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and was released same day.


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