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Co. C, 39th Infantry Regiment Georgia. "The Wells Guards"

Roster Co C, 39th Infantry Regiment

Whitfield COUNTY GA Military Civil War Roster Co C 39th Regiment

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Company C, 39th Regiment
Whitfield County
"The Wells Guards"

Date of enlistment of this company given also as March 10, 1862.

    Alexander, Frank C. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Wounded at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee November 25, 1863. In Ladies' Hospital at Montgomery, Alabama November 15, 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Beavers, Spencer G. -- 2nd Corporal - July 1, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Wounded at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee November 25, 1863. Appointed 1st Corporal in 1864. Killed at Bentonville, North Carolina March 18, 1865.

    Black, John F. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Deserted. Captured in Whitfield County, Georgia September 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, September 16, 1864.

    Black, Thomas H. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Appears last on roll dated January 18, 1864.

    Bowman, E. J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Wounded at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863.

    Bowman, William A. J., Jr. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Killed at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863.

    Bowman, William, Sr. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Wounded and captured at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863. Paroled May 27, 1863. Roll dated April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent, wounded, returned since time of muster." No later record.

    Box, William B. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Died February 10, 1863.

    Brandrick -- See Broadnic.

    Bridges, John H. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 16, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show that he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865. (Died at Tunnel Hill, Georgia January 29, 1915.)

    Bridges, William M. -- Enlisted as a private in Company B, Phillips' Legion Georgia Infantry June 11, 1861. Transferred to Company C, 39th Regiment Georgia Infantry November 10, 1862. Wounded, left arm broken below elbow, resulting in permanent disability, at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864. Sent to Forsyth, Georgia hospital. Furloughed in five or six weeks to Greenville, South Carolina Sent to disabled camp at Lauderdale, Mississippi January 1, 1865. Discharged March 1, 1866. (Born in Georgia)

    Broadnic, Drury (or Brandrick) -- Private - March 10, 1862. Died at New Orleans, Lousiana, July 29 or 31, 1863.

    Brotherton, James M. (or James W.) -- 1st Sergeant - February 28, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant November 7, 1862. Wounded at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863. Died of wounds May 19, 1863.

    Brotherton, William H. -- 2nd Lieutenant - February 28, 1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant August 8, 1862; Regimental A. C. S. September 5, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 1863. Roster dated November 29, 1864, shows he was discharged, Special Order #71, date not stated.
See NOTES below on Brotherton brothers:
    Cady, William J. V. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Killed at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863.

    Caldwell, David L. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Resaca, Georgia May 15, 1864. Released at Camp Morton, Indiana, May 18, 1865.

    Cantrell, Jeremiah J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Absent without leave July 28-October 31, 1863.

    Cardin, A. W. -- Private - May 20, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Appears last on roll for January 13, 1864. No later record.

    Cardin, Andrew J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Deserted in 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee February 25, 1864.

    Cardin, C. H. -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Cardin, Russell S. -- Private - May 20, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee and released February 25, 1864.

    Carter, Caleb A. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Received $50 for reenlisting March 28, 1862. No later record.

    Chastain, A. M. -- Private - October 1, 1862. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Clarke, J. F. -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Compton, John J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Left sick in Kentucky October 1862. Captured in 1862. Union prisoner of war records show he was sent from Lexington, Kentucky to Louisville, Kentucky October 23, 1862, and was received near Vicksburg, Mississippi, on board Steamer Maria Denning, November 15, 1862. No later record.

    Creekmore, Jesse C. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Dake, J. E. J. (or Deck) -- Private - March 10, 1862. Wounded at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864. Died in Macon, Georgia hospital.

    Dannigan, Ezekiel J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee and released March 2, 1864.

    Dantzler, Addison P. -- Private - April 26, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Dantzler, James N. -- Appointed 5th Sergeant of Company F, 10th Regiment Georgia State Troops January 29, 1862. Mustered out in 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company C, 39th Regiment Georgia Infantry in 1862. Died at Vicksburg, Mississippi May 29, 1863.

    Deck, Leonard J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Died of measles April or May 1862.

    Dillard, T. P. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed 2nd Corporal August 31, 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Faith, James A. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Faith, Samuel A. -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Ferrell, Benjamin F. (or Farrell) -- 4th Corporal - February 28, 1862. Appointed 1st Corporal. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865. Appears also on rolls of Company D.

    Ferrell, Charles A. (or Farrell) -- Private - March 10, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865. Appears also on rolls of Company D.

    Ferrell, D. T. (or Farrell) -- Private - August 24, 1862. Died at home April 12, 1864.

    Fielder, John G. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Absent without leave July 1863-January 13, 1864. No later record.

    Ford, Timothy -- Captain - February 28, 1862. Dropped from rolls March 8, 1863.

    Fraker, Caleb S. -- 4th Sergeant - February 28, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Captured August 1863. Roll dated January 13, 1864, shows him "Absent in hands of enemy since August 1863." No later record.

    Fraker, G. D. M. -- Private - March 17, 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865. Appears also on rolls of Company D.

    Fraker, John A. M. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Fraker, William M. H. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at McDonough, Georgia September 5, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Illinois, June 17, 1865.

    Freeman, William H. C. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant May 31, 1864; 1st Lieutenant. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Glover, Eli J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Sent to Strawberry Plains, Tennessee hospital July 16, 1862. No later record.

    Glover, James N. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Received $50 bounty March 28, 1862.

    Gray, R. W. -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Griffin, Allen A. -- Private. Captured in Whitfield County, Georgia Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, May 27, 1864.

    Griffin, Edward -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Griffin, William -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Hair, George W. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at McDonough, Georgia September 5, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Illinois, June 17, 1865.

    Hammontree, Edward A. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8 1863. Roll dated April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent, at home sick, without leave since October 20, 1863." No later record.

    Haynes, Charles G. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. On furlough March 22-April 30, 1864. No later record.

    Haynes, J. M. -- Private - March 17, 1864. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, March 11. 1865.

    Hayward, C. G. -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Head, Isaac N. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal September 1863; 3rd Corporal in 1864. Wounded at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864. Died of wounds in 1864.

    Head, John C. (#1) -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Died at Vicksburg, Mississippi November 24, 1862.

    Head, John C. (#2) -- Private - May 12, 1862. Captured in 1862. Paroled November 15, 1862. Wounded through right lung at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864. Admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia, with flesh wound apex right lung, passing out under axilla, September 26, 1864. Left at Decatur, Alabama, being unfit to travel, December 1864. On detail with 3rd Regiment Confederate Cavalry. Surrendered at Kingston, Georgia, May 12,.1865. (Born in Georgia in 1845. Died in Polk County, Georgia January 20, 1929.)

    Herndon, John F. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee June 24, 1864, and released at Louisville, Kentucky July 1864.

    Herndon, T. D. -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Herndon, William -- Private - March 10, 1862. Received $50 bounty for reenlisting March 28, 1862. No later record.

    Hill, Alexander C. -- 3rd Sergeant - February 28, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant August 14, 1862; 1st Lieutenant March 8, 1863. Killed at Resaca, Georgia May 15, 1864.

    Hill, Edward M. -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Hill, Marion W. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Appointed 4th Sergeant September 1863; 3rd Sergeant in 1864; Regimental Ensign April 25, 1864, remarks: "Color bearer for regiment for past 12 months." No later record.

    Hix, B. K. -- Private - March 21, 1863. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Wounded at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee November 25, 1863. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Hix, J. B. -- Private - July 14, 1862. Transferred to Company A, 10th Regiment Confederate Cavalry December 10, 1863. Roll for June 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Holly, John B. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Deserted. Captured in Gordon County, Georgia, a Confederate deserter, in 1864. Sent to Louisville, Kentucky, where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government, and was released to remain north of Ohio River during war, July 18, 1864.

    Houston, David S. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Died at Knoxville, Tennessee April 15, 1862.

    Howell, Marion -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1863.

    Jackson, Jasper N. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed 3rd Sergeant June 1863. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Appointed 2nd Sergeant September 1863; 1st Sergeant in 1864. Wounded at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864. Died at Macon, Georgia October 1864. Buried there in Rose Hill Cemetery.

    Jewell, Addison T. -- 1st Corporal - February 28, 1862. Killed at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee November 25, 1863.

    Jewell, Marshall C. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Died of measles at Bridgeport, Alabama April 29, 1862.

    Jones, John R. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Killed at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863.

    Jones, Thomas M. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863. Delivered among sick and wounded soldiers at Mobile, Alabama, to Confederate authorities after parole at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 8, 1863. Roll dated April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent, at home, sick since July 28, 1863, without leave."

    Jones, William -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Nashville, Tennessee December 31, 1864.

    Keown, Milton J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Killed at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863.

    Lane, Gideon T. -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Lavender, Hardee B. (or Hardy B.) -- Private - March 10, 1862. Died of measles at Chattanooga, Tennessee April 24 or 27, 1862.

    Lloyd, Benjamin -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863 Wounded at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee November 25, 1863. Roll dated April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent, at home from wounds since November 26, 1863, without leave."

    Longley, Jasper -- Private - March 10, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. Appears also on rolls of Company D.

    Longley, William J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Malone, George Edward (or George W.) -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Appointed 3rd Corporal September 1863; 2nd Corporal in 1864. Killed at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864.

    Manning, Marjaman -- 5th Sergeant - February 28, 1862. Appointed 3rd Sergeant September 1863; 2nd Sergeant in 1864. Wounded at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864, and captured there September 20, 1864. Died of chronic diarrhoea at Camp Douglas, Illinois, March 21, 1865.

    Massengale, Ephraim -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    Matheny, Green B. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Matheny, Robert A. -- Musician - March 10, 1862. Killed at Vicksburg, Mississippi June 7, 1863.

    McAbee, James E. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Wounded, date and place not given. Died of wounds at Macon, Georgia August 30. 1864. Buried there in Rose Hill Cemetery.

    McArdle, James -- Private - March 10, 1862.

    McCutchen, William P. (or William T.) -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured in 1863. Paroled May 23, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    McHan, Augustus -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - February 28, 1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant September 5, 1862; Captain March 8, 1863. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    McIntire, Felix -- Private - July 15, 1863. Transferred to Company C, 52nd Regiment Georgia Infantry March 25, 1864. No later record.

    McIntire, Frank -- Private - March 10, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865. Appears also on rolls of Company D.

    McKein, James -- Private - March 10, 1862. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee and released March 2, 1864.

    McYork, Hugh -- Private - March 10, 1862. Absent without leave July 31, 1862. No later record.

    Mitchell, John F. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Died of pleuro pneumonia at Chattanooga, Tennessee May 10, 1862. Appears also on rolls of Company G.

    Morris, Leander C. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Neal, Robert P. -- Private - May 20, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant June 11, 1863. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Elected 2nd Lieutenant May 15, 1864. Wounded at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864. "Admitted to 2nd Division Hospital 15th Army Corps, near Jonesboro, Georgia, diagnosis, flesh wound middle third right thigh, August 31, 1864, and left at Jonesboro, Georgia" No later record.

    Pepper, A. J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Pepper, John -- Private - March 10, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Plemmons, John M. -- Private - March 10, 1862. "Union Prisoner of War records show him as a Confederate deserter who voluntarily surrendered and took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee June 8, 1865."

    Plumer, J. W. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Absent without leave October 1863.

    Pollard, Joshua J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Roll dated April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent without leave, at home sick since July 28, 1863." Deserted in 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Louisville, Kentucky, and released to remain north of Ohio River during war, May 31, 1864.

    Pritchett, Anderson -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863. Paroled at Fort Delaware, Delaware July 3, 1863. Exchanged July 4, 1863. Captured at McDonough, Georgia September 5, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Illinois, June 17, 1865.

    Queen, James M. -- Private - May 20, 1862. Wounded at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee November 25, 1863. "A Confederate deserter who took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Louisville, Kentucky May 30, 1864."

    Queen, William J. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Redwine, James N. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Wounded at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Redwine, L. S. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Discharged prior to 1863.

    Roberts, Isaac M. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Roll for April 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

    Robinson, James A. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Received $50 bounty March 28, 1862. No later record.

    Routh, James C. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant June 11, 1863. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant April 11, 1864. Killed at Resaca, Georgia May 15, 1864.

    Seay, Alexander M. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Granted certificate of disability by Medical Board at Dalton, Georgia, date not shown, entitling him to discharge. Unfit for service. No record of discharge found. Certificate received at A. & I. G. O. May 17, 1862.

    Senter, John F. -- 1st Lieutenant - February 28, 1862. Died August 8, 1862.

    Sloan, Robert B. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Wounded at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee November 25, 1863. Captured at McDonough, Georgia September 5, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Illinois, June 17, 1865.

    Small, George W. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Killed at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863.

    Stone, James -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Wounded in leg, necessitating amputation, at Jonesboro, Georgia August 31, 1864.

    Strickland, Wilson -- Private - March 10, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Thompson, William -- Private - March 10, 1862. Deserted March 1, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee and released March 2, 1864.

    Thornton, Alexander N. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Appointed Sergeant. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Vining, Cosby L. -- Private - March 10, 1862. On detached service March 1, 1863-April 30, 1864. No later record.

    Weaver, Andrew J. -- 2nd Sergeant - February 28, 1862. Captured at Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863. Paroled and left in hospital there. Elected 2nd Lieutenant June 10, 1863. Resigned, having been elected Tax Collector of Whitfield County, Georgia, March 21, 1864.

    Whaley, Ambrose V. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant May 31, 1864. No later record.

    Whaley, John -- Private - March 10, 1862. Killed at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee November 25, 1863.

    White, John -- Private - March 21, 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Williams, Amos C. -- 3rd Corporal - February 28, 1862. Absent without leave July 1863. Reduced to ranks July 31, 1863. Deserted. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Chattanooga, Tennessee and released there March 2, 1864.

    Williams, William G. -- Private - March 10, 1862. Died January 1, 1864.

    Wilson, D. N. -- Private - July 15, 1863. Wounded at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee November 25, 1863. Sick in Atlanta, Georgia hospital April 21-30, 1864. Captured at Macon, Georgia April 20-21, 1865.

    Wilson, James K. W.- Enlisted as a private in Company C, 52nd Regiment Georgia Infantry December 15, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 1863. Exchanged October 8, 1863. Transferred to Company C, 39th Regiment Georgia Infantry March 25, 1864. Captured at Cassville, Georgia May 26, 1864. Enlisted in U. S. Navy and transferred from Rock Island, Illinois, June 10, 1864.

    Wilson, Reuben -- Private - May 7, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

    Wright, Joseph P. -- Private - May 9, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant May 1863. Killed at Vicksburg, Mississippi May 24, 1863.
ADDITIONAL NOTE:

http://specialcollections.library.emory.edu/guides-cw/battles.html

Vicksburg Campaign
http://www.library.emory.edu/uhtbin/cgisirsi/tu1g21z0eA/54320084/9

Vicksburg Campaign
Brotherton, Levi, 1810-1893 (MSS313) Papers, 1832-1919; 142 items

Includes one letter from Levi's son James M. Brotherton (d. 1863) discussing the fortification of Vicksburg, Mississippi. See EUCLID record for a more detailed collection description.
    Brotherton, William H., 1839-1908 (MSS278) Papers, 1862-1908; 2 folders, 1 oversized bound volume, 1 reel microfilm enlisted in the Confederate Army (Georgia Infantry, 39th Regiment) with his brother, James, in 1862. The brothers were in various military camps in east Tennessee (1862), and participated in the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi (1863). James died of wounds received at Baker's Creek (or Champion Hill), Mississippi on May 19, 1863. William served in Georgia until the close of the war and left the army as a captain. The papers include correspondence from the brothers to family members. See EUCLID record for a more detailed collection description.

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