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Muster Roll of Company K

 Fifty-Ninth Georgia Infantry Regiment

The Lockett Volunteers of Bibb County Georgia


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Harris, Charles Jenkins -Captain May 15, 1862 . Elected Major June 16, 1862 ; Lieutenant Colonel December 22, 1862 . Resigned July 10, 1863 . Appointed Major and Enrolling Officer (to rank from May 2, 1863 ) September 29, 1863 ; accepted same October 12, 1863 . Not confirmed by Senate, the President declining to nominate. Appointed Colonel of 3rd Regiment Ga. Reserve Inf. May 17, 1864 . Resigned November 5, 1864 .

Johnson, F. W. Elected 1st Lieutenant of Co. C, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 17, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 Elected 1st Lieutenant of Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 15, 1862 ; Captain June 16, 1862 . Cashiered September 16, 1862 . Appears on a report of Confederate desert-ers, April 1865 , with remark. "Desires to go north. "

Gates, Seth H. Elected 2nd Lieutenant of Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Elected 2d Lieutenant of Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 15, 1862 ; 1st Lieutenant June 16, 1862 Captain September 15, 1862 . Wounded, Minie ball passed through right shoulder taking off top of shoulder and rendering arm useless, at Spotsylvania, Va., May 10, 1864 . In Macon, Ga. hospital May 10, 1864 - February 1865 . On wounded furlough close of war. (Born in Macon, Ga. July 18, 1839.)

Busbee, Perry G. Jr. 2nd Lieutenant May 15, 1862 . Elected 1st Lieutenant September 16, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . (Born in Bibb County, Ga. Died at Brunswick, Ga. June 12, 1904.)

Gates, Henry Clay -Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 11th Regiment Ga. Inf. July 3, 1861 . Appointed Corporal. Discharged at Winchester, Va. October 15, 1862 . Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant of Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. October 15, 1862 . 2d Lieutenant July 10, 1863 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . (Born in Houston County, Ga. January 25, 1843.) ( )1st Sergeant ( )2nd Sergeant ( )3rd Sergeant ( )4th Sergeant

McGee, Joseph S. 1st Corporal May 16, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Erwin, Francis M. Corporal May 16, 1862 . Appointed 4th Sergeant. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 Corporal

PRIVATES:

Akins, J. M. - private in 1862 . Captured at Lexington, Ky. October 27, 1862 . Exchanged on Steamer Metropolitan near Vicksburg, Miss. December 4, 1862 . No later record.

Arthur, Duke W. - private June 6, 1862 . Wounded at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863 . Captured there December 5, 1863 . Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. September 14, 1864 . Exchanged at Varina, Va. September 22, 1864 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Asbey, James T. (or Asby) -Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Wounded in leg at Spotsylvania, Va. May 10, 1864 . Sent to Richmond, Va. hospital. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . (Born in 1843.)

Averett, Solomon -- See private , Co. G. Barclay, C. A. - private May 16, 1862 . Deserted from Petersburg,Va. hospital August 1, 1863 . Received at Fortress Monroe, Va., a Confederate deserter, January 6, 1864 . Sent to Baltimore, Md. January 13, 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Fortress Monroe, Va. January 20, 1864 .

Barfield, John T. (or John F.) -- private May 16, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Beck, John H. - private June 17, 1862 . Wounded at Cold Harbor, Va. June 1, 1864 . Pension records show he was furloughed for 30 days on account of illness July 1864 . Furlough extended. Never able to rejoin command. (Born in Ga. Died January 2, 1834.)

Beck, William S. - private June 17, 1862 . Captured at Wilderness, Va. May 6, 1864 . Died at Elmira, N. Y. October 12, 1864 . Buried there in Grave #624. Blackwell, R. - private May 16, 1862 . Discharged July 20, 1862 .

Bowers, Benjamin F. Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 17, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Surrendered at Appo-mattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Brady, Wiley G. (or Braddy)-Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. June 1, 1862 . Captured at Spotsylvania, Va. May 9, 1864 . Appears on roll of prisoners at Fort Delaware, Del. who were desirous of taking oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. in December 1864 .

Brown, William - private July 20, 1862 . Roll for February 1865 , shows him absent without leave. Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery at Macon, Ga.

Bulloch, A. (or Bullock)-- private May 16, 1862 . Regimental re-turn for September 1862 , shows he was in Richmond, Va. hospital. No later record.

Carr, Dempsey J. Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Appointed 2d Sergeant. Sur- rendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . (Born in Ga. in 1836.)

Carr, Henry C. - private October 25, 1863 . Surrendered at Appomat-tox, Va. April 9, 1865 . (Born in Ga. in 1846.)

Carr, M. L. - private May 16, 1862 . Appointed Sergeant. Died at Richmond, Va. May 19, 1864 . Coffman, James-- private July 10, 1862 . Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863 . Died of smallpox, at Fort Delaware, Del.

Cox, Jack -- private May 25, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . Cox, John R. - private May 16, 1862 . Captured near Knoxville, Tenn. December 3, 1863 . Sent to Camp Chase, 0. December 15, 1863 Received at Louisville, Ky. December 29, 1863 . Died in U. S. A. General Hospital at Camp Nelson, Ky. January 1, 1864 .

Croft, G. W. (or Craft)- Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 1st Inde pendent Battn. Ga. State Troops January 7, 1862 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 3, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. in 1862 . Roll for June 16, 1862 , shows him present. No later record.

Croft, H. (or Craft)-- private May 16, 1862 . Roll for July -August 1863 , shows he was transferred to Govt. Works at Augusta, Ga. by order of General Lee. No later record.

Croft, William A. (or Craft)- Enlisted as a private in Co. B, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 29, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 25, 1862 . Died December 5, 1862 .

Crawford, David M. - private May 16, 1862 . Appointed 1st Sergeant. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Crawford, James Jackson (or Jackson James)- Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops January 7, 1862 . Mustered out April 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Died with pneumonia at Macon, Ga. August 6, 1862 .

Crawfard, J. M. - private May 16, 1862 . Absent without leave April 1, 1864 -February 1865 . Crawford, W. M. - private May 16, 1862 . Killed at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863 .

Cunningham, James -Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops February 9, 1862 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Roll for January -February 1863 , last on which borne, shows him on sick furlough in Bibb County, Ga.

Cunningham, William -Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 17, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Roll for February 1863 , last on which borne, shows him in Augusta, Ga. hospital.

Davidson-- See Davison. Davis, H. - private June 20, 1862 . Deserted in Bibb County, Ga. April 24, 1863 .

Davis, W. G. Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. August 16, 1862 . Killed at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863 .

Davison, George M. T. - private May 16, 1862 . Wounded in left hip at Gettysburg, Pa. July 3, 1863 ; at Wilderness, Va. May 6, 1864 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . (Born in Jones County, Ga. January 1, 1831.) [97]

Deley, L. D. - private August 15, 1862 . Rolls from November 1863 to February 1865 , show he was detailed as watchman at C. S. Arsenal at Macon, Ga.

Dreher, W. C. - private June 20, 1862 . Captured near Knoxville, Tenn. December 3, 1863 . Died of pneumonia in U. S. Military Prison Hospital at Knoxville, Tenn. January 10, 1864 . Buried there in City Cemetery.

Eaton, William B . - private May 16, 1862 . Died July 20, 1862

Erwin, A. H . Appointed 3d Corporal of Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Appointed 2d Sergeant June 20, 1862 . Elected Jr. 2d Lieutenant July 7, 1862 ; 2d Lieutenant July 13, 1862 . Killed at Funkstown, Md. July 10, 1863 .

Erwin, J. B. - private May 16, 1862 . Died at Bristol, Tenn. April 20, 1864 . Evans, Enoch E. - private May 16, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . (Born in Bibb County, Ga. in 1835. Died there February 12, 1897.)

Evans, William A. - private June 2, 1862 . Paroled at Farmville, Va. April 11-21, 1865 .

Fendig, N. - private June 12, 1862 . Discharged July 12, 1862

Follendore, C. (or Follendere)-- private June 27, 1862 . Deserted in Bibb County, Ga. April 21, 1863 .

Fuller, John D . Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 17, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 17, 1862 . Roll for January-February 1863 , last on which borne, shows him absent without leave.

Gloss, John-- private May 16, 1862 . Appointed Corporal. Deserted January 19, 1865 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Bermuda Hundred, Va. and turned over to Provost Marshal at City Point, Va. January 21, 1865 . Received at Washington, D. C. January 26, 1865 . Furnished transportation to New York City.

Hancock, Willis -- private May 16, 1862 . Captured at Richmond, Va. April 3, 1865 . Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 28, 1865 . (Born in Ga. in 1831.)

Harrell, J. M. F. - private May 16, 1862 . Appears only on roll for June 16, 1862 .

Heath, J. S. - private May 16, 1862 . Roll for February 1863, last on which borne, shows him absent without leave.

Heath, William M. Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 17, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K; 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. July 1, 1862 . Roll for February 1863, show him absent without leave. No later record.

Hemmington, R. A. - private May 16, 1862 . Appears only on roll for June 16, 1862 . [98] Herin, A. H. - private May 16, 1862 . Roll for February 1863, last on which borne, shows him present. No later record.

Herin, R. S. Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. June 13, 1862 . Killed at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863 .

Hickman, John W. - private May 16, 1862 . Wounded in skirmish near Dandridge, Tenn. January 16, 1864 ; through left foot at New Market, Va. August 16, 1864 . Roll for February 1865 , last on file, shows him absent, wounded, and in Richmond, Va. hospital. Paralyzed from wounds. (Born in Ga. May 4, 1836.)

Hoge, W. J. -- See Hoge, W. S. Hoge, W. S. (or W. J.)-- private May 16, 1862 . Appears only on roll for June 16, 1862 . Name W. J. Hoge appears on a register of deserters at Washington, D. C. received April 12, 1865 , from City Point, Va. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and furnished transportation to Pensacola, Fla.

Holloman, George W. - private May 16, 1862 . Appointed 1st Sergeant July 31, 1863 . Wounded and captured at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863 . Paroled at Camp Morton, Ind. February 14, 1865

Holloman, John J . - private May 16, 1862 . Reached home from Richmond, Va. hospital August 4, 1864 . Died of typhoid pneumonia in Crawford County, Ga. September 7, 1864 .

Holt, John Hansford -- private May 16, 1862 . Died in hospital November 1, 1862 . Hudson, G. D. - private May 16, 1862 . Appears only on roll for June 15, 1862 .

Hughes, W. L. - private May 16, 1862 . Deserted February 10, 1865 . Received at Washington, D. C., a Confederate deserter, February 15, 1865 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and furnished trans- portation to New York City.

Isom, Richard -- private May 16, 1862 . Transferred to Co. B, 20th Regiment Ga. Inf. July or August 1863 . Roll for August 31, 1864 , shows him present. Jackson, J. - private June 20, 1862 . Discharged August 26, 1862 .

Jessup, Isaac J . -- private May 15, 1862 . Pension records show he was captured in 1864 , and was a prisoner of war when war closed. Died in Tennessee in 1868.

Johnson, Charles Henry -- private May 15, 1862 . Roll for February 1863 , last on which his name appears, shows he was in hospital at Culpeper, Va. (Born in Ga. in 1840 or 1842. Died in Bibb County, Ga. July 20, 1905.)

Johnson, Isaac-- private February 13, 1863 . Roll for February 1865 , last on file, shows him sick in hospital. Captured at Richmond, Va. April 3, 1865 . Released at Newport News, Va. June 26, 1865 .

Jonson, Thomas D. B. J . - private May 16, 1862 . Wounded in right thigh and right foot, necessitating amputation except small portion of heel, July 2, 1863 . Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 5, 1863 . Exchanged at City Point, Va. September 27, 1863 . Rolls from March 1864 , to February 1865 , show him "Absent, detailed at Macon Ga. General Order #96. " (Born in Ga. December 7, 1843. Died in Bibb County, Ga. October 29, 1915.)

Johnson, R. M. - private August 12, 1862 . Return for August 1862 , shows him on furlough. No other record.

Jones, Francis M. Appointed 4th Sergeant of Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Appointed 3d Sergeant. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . Jones, William-- private August 2, 1862 . Roll dated August 31, 1862 , shows him at home on sick furlough. No later record.

Jones, Willis -Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Kaughman, S . - private September 8, 1862 . Deserted to enemy July 1, 1864 . Received at Washington, D. C., a Confederate deserter, July 22, 1864 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and fur-nished transportation to Philadelphia, Pa.

Keen, R. M . - private May 13, 1862 . Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863 . Admitted to U. S. A. General Hos-pital at Cotton Factory, Harrisburg, Pa., September 26, 1863 . Leg am-putated. Remark . "Transferred to Baltimore, per order Medical Director Wilson, October 11, 1863 . " Transferred from West's Bldgs. Hospital at Baltimore, Md. to City Point, Va. November 12, 1863 , and exchanged there November 17, 1863 . Rolls from March 1864 , to February 1865 , show him on detached service.

Kimbell, William H -Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Roll for August 1863 , last on which borne, shows him in Petersburg, Va. hospital.

Lamb, Benjamin-- private September 6, 1862 Roll for February 1865 , last on file, shows him sick, in Macon, Ga. hospital. Surrendered at Quincy, Fla. May 11, 1865 . Long, F. M. - private May 16, 1862 . Killed at Funkstown, Md. July 10, 1863 .

Long, J. M. - private May 16, 1862 . Killed at Funkstown, Md. July 10, 1863 . Maddux, T. F. - private May 16, 1862 . Captured in Kentucky in 1862 . Exchanged at Tazewell or Cumberland Gap, Tenn. September 5, 1862 . No later record.

Mathews, R. M . - private May 16, 1862 . Roll for February 1865 , last on file, shows him sick in Bibb County, Ga. Captured at Macon, Ga. April 20-21, 1865 .

McCarthy, Charles - private June 18, 1862 . Discharged, disability, at Petersburg, Va. July or August 19, 1863 .

McCoy, Lewis- See private Co. D. McGuire, - private May 16, 1862 . Deserted in Pennsylvania June 30, 1863 .

McManus, J. H. - private May 16, 1862 . Roll for February 1865 , last on file, shows him absent without leave.

McManus, Matthew H . Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

McPherson, N. B. - private May 16, 1862 . Appointed Corporal. Roll for October 1864 , shows him present with remark . "Paid-on furlough. " Roll for January -February 1865 , last on file, shows him absent without leave.

McPherson, P. - private May 16, 1862 . Died at Staunton, Va. July 5, 1863 . Buried there in Thornrose Cemetery.

Means, John - private . Captured at Chambersburg, Pa. July 30, 1863 . Died of erysipelas December 10, 1863 . Buried on Jersey Shore opposite Post.

Megrath, N. A. - private May 16, 1862 . Appointed Quartermaster Sergeant ; Assistant Commissary Sergeant January 18, 1863 . Paroled at Farmville, Va. April 14, 1865 .

Mitchell, G. W. - private February 14, 1863 . Died in Bibb County, Ga. March 27, 1864 .

Moore, William I. (or William J.)- private September 12, 1862 . Appointed 2d Corporal. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Overman, L. T. - private October 1, 1862 . Captured near Knoxville, Tenn. December 3, 1863 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Rock Island, Ill., enlisted in U. S. Navy and transferred to Naval Rendezvous at Camp Douglas, Ill. February 5, 1864 .

Owens, Thomas - private May 16, 1862 . Died in Bibb County, Ga. December 6, 1862 .

Parker, George - private - private . Captured at Cashtown, Pa. July 4, 1863 . Received at Fort Delaware, Del. July 7-12, 1863 . No later record.

Parks, Zachariah J. - private July 20, 1862 . Pension records show he was discharged on account of asthma November 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Captain Hall's Company, Bertody's( ?) Battn. in 1863 and remained until close of war. Rolls from November 1862 , to June 1864 , shows him sick in Richmond, Va. Hospital. Rolls from July 1864 , to February 1856, shows him absent, sick. Died from asthma, contacted in service, January 1, 1871.

Pickett, H. S. - private May 16, 1862 . Rolls from August 31, 1862 , [101]to April 1864 , report him in Macon, Ga. on sick furlough. Roll for May -June , 1864 , reports him in Charlotte, N. C hospital. Rolls from July 1864 , to 1865 , show him absent without leave Appears on a list of Confederate deserters reporting at office of Provost Marshal, District of Savannah, Ga., from March 1 to 15, 1865 . Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. at Savannah, Ga. March 8, 1865 .

Powell, Fred -Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. June 13, 1862 . Killed at Hanover Junction, Va. May 24, 1864 .

Raley, J. - private May 16, 1862 . Roll for June 16, 1862 , shows him present. No later record.

Raney, Reuben - private 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Reynolds, Seburn - private May 16, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Ricks, - private 1862 . Appears on a regimental return for September 1862 , with remark. "In Macon, Ga. hospital. " No later record.

Ross, William- private May 16, 1862 . Deserted in Pennsylvania July 4, or 10, 1863 . Prisoner of war record shows he gave himself up at Gettysburg, Pa. July 8, 1863 . Appears on a roll of prisoners of war at Fort Delaware, Del. Remark. "Transferred to the 3d Maryland U. S. Cavalry and sent from that post September 22, 1863 . "

Seats, John W. Enlisted as a private in Co. B, 20th Regiment Ga. Inf. March 26, 1862 . Transferred to Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf De-serted to enemy January 19, 1865 . Received at Washington, D.C. a Confederate deserter, January 26, 1865 ; Remark. " Has taken oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. and furnished transportation to New York City. "

Simmons, J. K. - private August 13, 1862 . Roll for February 1863 , last on which borne, shows him in arrest at Macon, Ga.

Sizemore, Wiley - private June 20, 1862 . Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him in Columbus, Ga. hospital. Paroled there April 1865 . (Born in S. C. in 1820.) { Sizemore Genealogy }  [ Microfilm number M226 roll 55, listed as W.Sizemore ]  Service further documented in Pension records, Marion County GA, and widow's pension for wife, Mary Askew Sizemore.  In an affidavit dated 24-Jun-1908, three witnesses attest that Mary Sizemore is the widow of Wiley Sizemore who died on 18-Feb-1908.  Her widow's affidavit dated 10-May-1908 and application dated 13-Mar-1908 confirms the same date of death for Wiley.  Wiley Sizemore applied for the Indigent Soldier's Pension each year from 1897 through 1907. Death date and place unknown for Mary. It's believed Wiley and Mary Sizemore are buried in unmarked grave at Juniper Cemetery, Talbot County, GA.[source:  A History of Marion County, Georgia -- Motherland of Many by Rena S. Cobb, Wolfe Publishing, 1997, pp.415-419.]

Smith, B. - private May 16, 1862 . Roll for February 1865 , last on file, shows him on furlough of indulgence.

Smith, G. M. Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 24, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. in 1862 Captured in Kentucky in 1862 . Exchanged at Tazewell or Cumberland Gap, Tenn. September 5, 1862 .

Smith, J. R. - private May 16, 1862 . Deserted at camp near Fredericksburg, Va. August 19, 1863 .

Smith, Stephen H . - private - private May 16, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 .

Stone, John- Enlisted as a private in Co. H, 26th Regiment Ga. Inf. [102]March 4, 1862 . Admitted to General Hospital #9, at Richmond, Va. June 4, 1863 . Discharged June 6, 1863 . Pension records show he enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf., date not given. Sick in Richmond, Va. hospital November 1864 to close of war. (Born in Clinch County, Ga. in 1837.)

Stresser, N. B. - private June 27, 1862 . Roll for February 1863, last on which borne, shows him absent without leave.

Strozier, James W. Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Captured at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863 . Enlisted in U. S. Army for frontier service at Rock Island, Ill. October 17, 1864 .

Strozier, William -Appointed 4th Corporal of Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 16, 1862 . Killed at Fort Harri-son, Va. September 30, 1864 .

Strozier, W. A. Enlisted as a private in Co. A, 1st Independent Battn. Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861 . Mustered out at Camp Lee near Savannah, Ga. May 2, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. October 1, 1862 . Died at Gordonsville, Va. June 12, 1864 .

Sullivan, Owen - private May 16, 1862 . Died in Lynchburg, Va. hospital April 4, 1864 . Tice, A. J. - private August 1, 1862 . Wounded at Wilderness, Va. May 6, 1864 . Sent to Lynchburg, Va. hospital. Roll for February 1865 , last on file, shows him absent without leave.

Tice, W. Henry - private July 5, 1862 . Died with measles at Macon, Ga. September 7, 1862.  Appears on 1860 Marion County Census (HN658) Redbone District [REEL NO: M653-130 PAGE NO: 91] as age 24 with wife Amanda (22) and two children.  http://www.rootsweb.com/~gamarion/1860_Marion/91.HTM

Trevillian, James- private August 5, 1862 . Deserted at Culpeper, Va. October 17, 1862 .

Waldron, John P . Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 10th Battn. Ga. Inf. March 4, 1862 . Transferred to Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. in 1863 . Died in Bibb County, Ga., date not given.

Waldron, William H. - private May 16, 1862 . Elected Jr. 2nd Lieu-tenant. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . (Born in Ga. Died at Milledgeville, Ga. February 18, 1919.)

Waller, B. M. - private May 16, 1862 . Roll for February 1863 , last on which borne, shows him in Richmond, Va. hospital.

White, George N. Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 5th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 6, 1861 . Discharged, disability, January 27, 1862 . Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 59th Regiment Ga. Inf. August 27, 1862 . Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865 . (Born in Jones County, Ga. February 11, 1845.)

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59th Georgia Infantry Regiment

59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry

This regiment was formed in the spring of 1862. After assignments in Georgia and North Carolina, it was assigned to Anderson's Brigade, McLaw's Division, and Longstreet's Corps. With the exception of Longstreet's movement to Georgia, in the fall and winter of 1863-64, the regiment served with the Army of Northern Virginia until its surrender. [ More about the 59th Georgia Infantry ]

Assignments

Military District of Georgia,
Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida (July-September 1862)
Unattached, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia (September-October 1862)
Brown's Command
Elzey's Command, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia (October 1862-April 1863)
Brown's Command, Department of Richmond (April-May 1863)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Hood's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (May-September 1863)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Hood's Division, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Tennessee (September-November 1863)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Hood's-Field's Division, Department of East Tennessee (November 1863-April 1864)
G. T. Anderson's Brigade, Field's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia (April 1864-April 1865)

(Excerpted from the Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia, by Stewart Sifakis, published by Facts on File [out of print])


Engagements

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (7/1/63 - 7/3/63)
Chattanooga Siege, Tennessee (9/63 - 11/63)
Chickamauga, Georgia (9/19/63 - 9/20/63)
Knoxville, Siege, Tennessee (11/63 - 12/63)
Wilderness, Virginia (5/5/64 - 5/6/64)
North Anna, Virginia (5/23/64 - 5/26/64)
Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia (5/8/64 - 5/21/64)
Cold Harbor, Virginia (6/1/64 - 6/3/64)
Petersburg Siege, Virginia (6/1/64 - 4/1/65)
Reams' Station, Virginia (8/25/64)
Fort Harrison, Virginia (9/29/64 - 9/30/64)
Williamsburg Road, Virginia (10/27/64)
Appomattox Court House, Virginia (4/9/65)

(Excerpted from the Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia, by Stewart Sifakis, published by Facts on File [out of print])

Historical resources:

  • NARA archives
  • Cobb, Rena S., A History of Marion County, Georgia -- Motherland of Many, Wolfe Publishing, 1997, pp.415-419.]
  • 1880, 1860 Marion County Census records
  • USGENWEB muster roll contributed by Carolyn L. Harper Johnson clhjohnson@aol.com
  • Sifakis, Stewart, Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia


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