(21) Muster Roll, Civil War, Liberty County, Georgia Liberty Volunteers

 

 

MUSTER ROLL OF 1ST COMPANY E, 25TH REGIMENT*

GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

ARMY OF TENNESSEE

C.S.A.

LIBERTY COUNTY, GEORGIA

LIBERTY VOLUNTEERS

 

*This company was successively designated as 1st Company E, 2nd Company G, and 3rd Company H. 

 

Norman, William S. - Captain August 27,1861. Retired May 6,1862.

Bradwell, Samuel Dowse - 1st Lieutenant August 27, 1861. Elected Captain May 6, 1862. Wounded at Atlanta, Geor­gia, July 22, 1964.

Brewer, Jesse - 2nd Lieutenant August 27,1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant May 6, 1862. Resigned, having been elected clerk of Superior Court of Liberty County, Georgia, Feb­ruary 6, 1864.

Butler, William H. - Jr. 2nd Lieutenant August 27, 1861. Retired May 6,1862.

Ashmore, Joseph - 1st Sergeant August 27, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant May 6, 1862; 1st Lieutenant March 2, 1864. No later record. Born in Liberty County, Georgia, April 15, 1819.

Watts, John W. - 2nd Sergeant August 27, 1861. Private. Recommended for discharge by Medical Examining Board at Cannon Hospital, Dalton, Georgia, October 20, 1863.

Wilkinson, Edward - 3rd Sergeant August 27, 1861. Died March 21, 1862.

Bacon, William D. - 4th Sergeant August 27, 1861. Appointed Quartermaster Sergeant; captain and A.Q.M. (to rank from June 13, 1863), July 16, 1863, and serving as such January 22,1865. No later record.

Spencer, Joseph S. - 5th Sergeant August 27, 1861. Trans­ferred to Regimental Band in 1862. Captured at Atlanta, Georgia, July 22, 1864. Paroled at Camp Chase, Ohio, and transferred to City Point, Virginia, for exchange March 4, 1865. Received at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 10-12, 1865. Admitted to General Hospital No.9, Richmond, Virginia, March 15, 1865. Furloughed for 30 days in March 1865. No later record.

Jackson, Joseph - 1st Corporal August 27, 1861. Private. Discharged by writ of habeas corpus August 18, 1862.

Bristow, Joel Cumming - 2nd Corporal August 27, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant March 21,1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant May 6, 1862. Captured at Marietta, Georgia, June 19, 1864. Released at Johnson's Island, Ohio, June 14,1865.

Shave, W.R. - 3rd Corporal August 27, 1861. Discharged December 1861.

Best. William H. - 4th Corporal August 27,1861. Appointed 3rd Corporal December 9, 1861; 2nd Corporal March 21, 1862; 1st Sergeant May 6, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant March 2, 1864. Captured on March November 5, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 17, 1865. 

Tanner, Thomas - Musician September 26, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him on special service as hospital steward. Returns for November 1862 show him absent. sick. Pension records show he was in hospital at Cuthbert, Georgia, at close of the war.

 


 

Andrews, Edward G. - Private August 27, 1861. Discharged by writ of habeas corpus August 18, 1862.

Andrews, H.S. - Private August 27, 1861. Roll dated October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him "Employed at Govern­ment Works at Savannah, Georgia, since October 6, 1862." No later record.

Andrews, Joseph L. - Private December 7, 1861. Discharged September 3,1862.

Andrews, L.W. - Enlisted as private in Company B, 20th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, May 15, 1862. Transferred to 1st Company E, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, Sep­tember 16,1862; to Regimental Band in September 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Andrews, R.N. - Private September 15, 1861. Transferred to Regimental Band in June 1862. Made application for appointment as chaplain of post at Albany, Georgia, and was assigned to duty at hospitals. Unfit for field service.

Andrews, S.J.- Enlisted as private in Company B, 20th Bat­talion, Georgia Cavalry, May 15, 1862. Transferred to 1st Company E, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, September 16, 1862; to Regimental Band in September 1862. Killed June 16, 1864.

Ashmore, James S. - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for Octo­ber 31, -1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Ashmore, John S. - Private February 27, 1862. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee, December 16, 1864. Released at Camp Chase, Ohio, June 12, 1865.

Baker, James S. - Private August 27, 1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant April 9, 1865. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Baker, Robert W. - Private August 27,1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, September 19, 1863. No later record.

Bashlor, C.B. - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Baxter, Ira W. - Private August 27,1861. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia , September 19, 1863. Discharge d May 1864. (Born in Liberty County, Georgia, November 12, 1839.)

Beasley, E.A. - Private August 27, 1861. Died March 16, 1862.

Beasley, R.A. - Private August 27, 1861. Died in Liberty County, Georgia, June 28, 1862.

Billing, William Jefferson - See 2nd Lieutenant, Company B.

Bradley, Eli - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record. (Born in Liberty County, Georgia, in 1842 or 1843.)

Bradley, Enoch D. - Private August 27, 1861. Reported "Employed at Government Works at Savannah, Georgia, October 6 - November 1862. Wounded, Admitted to Way Hospital at Meridian, Mississippi, wounded January 13, 1865. Furloughed." No later record.

Britt, W.J. - Private August 27, 1861, Reported "Employed at Government Works at Macon, Georgia, January 9-0cto­ber 31, 1862." On extra duty at Macon, Georgia, arsenal July 1-31, 1864. No later record. (Born in North Carolina in 1834.)

Butler, E.J. - Private August 27, 1861. Discharged by writ of habeas corpus August 18, 1862. Reenlisted October 17, 1862. Recommended for discharge on account of disabili­ty September 29, 1863.

Butler, James - Private August 27,1861. On picket duty at Great Ogeechee River bridge, Georgia, October 1-31, 1862. Died in Canton, Mississippi.

Butler, Samuel Cassell - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for October, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Calder, S.A. - Private August 27, 1861. Appointed 3rd Cor­poral March 21, 1862. Discharged by writ of habeas corpus August 18, 1862. (Born in McIntosh County, Georgia, in 1827.)

Clark, Joseph - Private March 1, 1862. Died April 7, 1862.

Cochrane , James F. - Private August 27, 1861. Deserted December 31, 1864. Admitted to 2nd Division, 20th A.C. Hospital, on January 11, 1865, and sent to General Hospital on January 16, 1865. Appears on list dated January 25, 1865, of men at Hilton Head, South Carolina, to be turned over to the Provost Marshal General in New York, N.Y. No later record.

Crowley, Michael - Private August 27, 1861. On picket duty at Great Ogeechee River bridge, Georgia, October 1 -31, 1862. In St. Marys Hospital at LaGrange, Georgia, Janu­ary 1, 1864. No later record.

Davidson, B.M. - (See private, Company C.)

Deal, James J. - Private August 27, 1861. Died in camp Octo­ber 27, 1862.

Deal, Zachariah - Private August 27, 1861. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Telfair County, Georgia, February 27, 1838.)

Dregors, Charlton - Private August 27, 1861. Appointed Musician. Roll for October 31, 1862, last list on file, shows him present. No later record.

Dregors, Joshua - Private October 3, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Dregors, Thomas - Private August 27, 1861. Discharged, disability , January 19, 1862.

Dregors, Washington - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Farmer, John W. - Private August 27,1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Feaster, J .E. - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. Killed at Chicka­mauga, Georgia, September 19, 1863.

Feaster, Richard D. - Private August 27, 1861. Captured at Franklin, Tennessee, December 18, 1864. Died in U.S.A. General Hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, March 4, 1865.

Fraser, A.M. - Private August 27, 1861. Appointed 4th Ser­geant March 21, 1862. Discharged by writ of habeas corpus on August 18, 1862.

Fulton, E.A. - Private November 2, 1861. Discharged, underage , at Causton's Bluff, Georgia, September 3, 1862. Born in 1845.

Geohagan , Joseph Joshua - Private August 27 ~ 1861. Reported sick in camp October 31 ~ 1862. Nurse in Savannah Medical College Hospital December 31, 1862. No later record.

Goodge, William Jerry - Private August 27, 1861. Discharged at Camp Young November 17, 1862.

Green, William J. - Private October 12, 1861. Roll for Octo­ber 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Harris, A.J. - Private March 1, 1862. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present, No later record.

Harris, Robert H. - Private August 27, 1861. In General Hospital No.2 at Savannah, Georgia, December 1863. Died at Macon, Georgia, and buried there in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Harris, Samuel - Private May 15, 1862. Appears last on roll for June 30, 1862.

Harris, William F. - Private August 27, 1861. Discharged at Thunderbolt, Georgia, June 15, 1862.

Harrison, N.F. - Private August 27, 1861. Appointed 4th Corporal December 9, 1861. Appears last on Roll for December 31, 1861.

Hylton, M.C. (or Hilton) - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Jackson, J.L. - Private August 27,1861. Discharged by writ of habeas corpus .. August 18, 1862.

Jones, Berry - Private August 27, 1861. Roll dated October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him "In camp sick." Admitted to Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospitals at Macon, Geor­gia, with diarrhea November 29, 1863. No later record.

Jones, Seaborn E. - Private October 22, 1861. Wounded through abdomen and two fingers, resulting in amputa­tion of fingers, at Peachtree Creek, Georgia, July 21, 1864. Admitted to Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospitals at Macon, Georgia, wounded July 29, 1864. Furloughed for 60 days. No later record. (Resident of Georgia since October 1, 1859.)

Jones, Thomas - Private September 23, 1861. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee, December 16, 1864. Released at Camp Chase, Ohio, in 1865. Admitted to U.S.A. Post Hospital at Jackson, Mississippi, on account of general debility June 2, 1865, and discharged there from on parole June 3,1865. (Born in Thomas County, Georgia, October 9,1840.)

Lane, Benjamin - Private August 27, 1861. Appointed 2nd Corporal. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26,1865.

Lee, Abel - Private August 27,1861. Received pay October 31, 1863. No later record.

Lee, Bryant - Private August 27, 1861. Died April 7, 1862.

Lee, Charlton - Private February 22, 1862. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Lee, Jacob - Private August 27, 1861. Admitted to C.S.A. General Military Hospital No. 4 at Wilmington, North Carolina, January 24, 1863. Returned to duty February 8, 1863. No later record.

Maxwell, J.F. - Private November· 13, 1861. Discharged at Causton's Bluff, Georgia, September 3, 1862.

Michael, J.S. - Private August 27,1861. Discharged, disability, December 31, 1861. Appointed Corporal of Company B, 20th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, May 15, 1862. Trans­ferred to Company G, Jeff Davis Legion, Mississippi Cavalry, November 1864. Paroled at Tallahassee, Florida, May 15,1865.

Myddleton, Robert T . (or Middleton) - Private August 27, 1861. Discharged, disability, at Thunderbolt, Georgia, May 8, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company B, 20th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, May 15, 1862. Roll for Octo­ber 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record. Died at Valdosta, Georgia, November 30, 1912.

Padge tt, G.W. - Private February 7, 1862. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Padgett, Josiah - Private February 7,1862. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Parker, Edward W. - Private August 27, 1861. Captured at Ringgold, Georgia, November 27, 1863. Died of variola at Rock Island, Illinois, January 24,1864.

Parker, Jackson - Private August 27, 1861. On extra duty, employed as a mechanic in November 1862. No later record.

Parker, John Osgood - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he fell into ravine and was captured at Peachtree Creek, Georgia, July 22, 1864, and was dis­charged in February 1865. (Born in Georgia October 10, 1843.)

Parker, McAllister - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for Octo­ber 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Parker, M.M. - Private December 27, 1861. Discharged, dis­ability , July 19, 1862.

Parker, William - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Perry, S.H. - Private August 27, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Pervis, George W. - Private August 27, 1861. Captured at Graysville, Georgia, November 27, 1863. Died of variola at Rock Island, Illinois, January 18, 1864.

Pope, Henry W. - Private February 28, 1862. Roll for Octo­ber 31, 1862, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Priester, N.E. - Private February 28, 1862. Captured at Savannah, Georgia, December 21, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 7, 1865.

Rahn, Samuel J. - Private August 27, 1861. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee, December 16, 1864. Released at Camp Chase, Ohio, June 12,1865.

Raine, Henry (See Rains) - Private September 27, 1862. Substitute for Robert F. Urquhart. Deserted October 5, 1862. Over-age. Not subject to Conscript Act.

Reid, John M. - Private March 3, 1862. Died in Cuyton, Georgia, hospital July 24, 1862.

Rushing, Calvin - Private September 13, 1862. Admitted to Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospitals at Macon, Georgia, with fever October 1, 1863.

Ryon, William Henry - Private August 27, 1861. Appointed 4th Corporal March 21, 1862; Sergeant. On sick furlough 30 days from October 31, 1862. Pension records show he was wounded in foot at Pine Mountain, Georgia, June 14, 1864. Foot amputated at Barnesville, Georgia, July 1864.

Sapp, Silas - Private August 27, 1861. Surrendered at Greens­boro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Liberty County, Georgia, July 11,1842.)

Sauls, Andrew - Private August 27, 1861. On sick furlough December 1861. No later record.

Sauls, Samuel - Private August 27, 1861. Died in Liberty County, Georgia, July 30, 1862.

Scaff, Charles B. - Private August 27, 1861. Transferred to Regimental Band in June 1862. Returned to company in September 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in South Carolina June 19,1843.)

Shave, J.R. - Private August 27,1861. Died of acute dysen­tery in Liberty County, Georgia, February 8,1863.

Sims, Simeon - Private August 27, 1861. Discharged by writ of habeas corpus August 31, 1862.

Smith, Joel W. - Private March 1, 1862. Wounded at Chicka­mauga, Georgia, September 19, 1863. Pronounced unfit for field duty by Medical Examining Board, result of small-pox, and recommended for light duty in commis­sary department on August 16, 1864. No later record. (Born in Georgia September 16, 1838.)

Thompson, John C. - Private August 27, 1861. Captured at Ringgold, Georgia, November 22, 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Government and enlisted in the U.S. Navy at Rock Island, Illinois, May 23, 1864.

Tilton, William C. - Enlisted as a private in Company A, Hampton's Legion, South Carolina Artillery, June 15, 1861. Transferred to 1st Company E, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, September 4, 1862. Paid commuta­tion of rations for months of June and July 1863. No later record.

Trask, Leander B. - Private August 27, 1861. In Brecken­ridge's Division Hospital at Marion, Mississippi, October 31, 1863. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee, December 16, 1864. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 5, 1865.

Urquhart, Robert F. - Private. Discharged, furnished Henry Raine as substitute September 27, 1862.

Warren, James M. - Private April 12, 1862. Transferred to Washington Artillery August 2, 1862. No later record.

Watts, George W. - Private August 27, 1861. Transferred to Regimental Band June 1, 1862. Returned to company September 16, 1862. On extra duty as regimental courier October-November 1862. No later record.

Wiley, Joseph - Private August 27,1861. Died April 6, 1862.

Winn, Theodore N. - Private August 27, 1861. Discharged, disability, at Causton's Bluff, Georgia, September 3, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company B, 20th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, May 27, 1863. Transferred to 1st Com­pany H, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 1,1864. Appointed Ordinance Sergeant July 8, 1864. No later record. (Born in Georgia May 26, 1845.)

 

The muster rolls in this appendix of combat organizations from Liberty County, Georgia, during the Civil War are exact copies of those on file in the Georgia Department of Archives and History in Atlanta, Georgia. There is no muster roll for the Home Guards. 

 


From "Sweet Land of Liberty, A History of Liberty County, Georgia" by Robert Long Groover; Appendix Number 21, Page(s) 152-155; Used by the permission of the Liberty County Commissioners Office

 

 

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