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Co. E, 5th Reg., GA Volunteer Infantry

"Dawson Volunteers"

Muster Roll, Company E, 5th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Tennessee, C.S.A., Terrell County, Georgia, "Dawson Volunteers":

(*No rolls on this company are on file from Sept. 1, 1862 to Apr. 1, 1864.)

Wooten, Council B.--Captain May 11, 1861. Captured at Huntsville, Ala. Apr. 11, 1862. Transferred from Johnson's Island, O. to Vicksburg, Miss. in 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Va. Nov. 10, 1862. Elected Captain of Wooten's Company, 15th Battn. Ga. State Guards Cavalry (6 months troops), Aug. 4, 1863. Elected Major in 1863. No later record.

Rogers, James H.--Captain 1862. See 1st Sergeant Co. K.

Whitlock, Adoniram J.--1st Lieutenant May 11, 1861. Commission expired May 8, 1862. No later record.

Weston, Stephen R.--2nd Lieutenant May 11, 1861. Elected Captain of Co. H, May 8, 1862. Appointed agent for Georgia Commissary Department. Paroled at Albany, Ga. May 19, 1865.

Weston, Joseph L.--Jr. 2d Lieutenant May 11, 1861. Commission expired May 8, 1862. Regimental return for June 1862, shows him not reelected but still in office under his old commission.

Loyless, James E.--1st Sergeant May 11, 1861. Elected 2d Lieutenant June 4, 1862. Resigned Jan. 16, 1864.

Horn, John M.--2d Sergeant May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. L, Apr. 19, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Butler, Andrew J.--3d Sergeant May 11, 1861. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Johnston, Wiley J.--4th Sergeant May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, in 1862.

Sylvester, Lewis--5th Sergeant May 11, 1861. Appears last on roll for Apr. 30, 1862. No later record.

Simmons, Reuben F.--1st Corporal May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Apr. 12, 1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant of Co. G, 64th Regt. Ga. Inf. Apr. 13, 1863. Resigned, disability, Nov. 12, 1863. Elected Captain of Co. H, 10th Regt. Ga. Militia in 1864. Surrendered Macon, Ga. May 1865.

Wilson, James--2d Corporal May 11, 1861. Elected 2d Lieutenant in 1862. Resigned, on account of disease of liver and general debility, June 18, 1862.

Kennedy, Werrill W.--3d Corporal May 11, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant. Appears last on roll for Aug. 31, 1862. No later record.

Rainey, Egbert--4th Corporal May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, July 4, 1862.

Brantley, Thomas J.--Musician May 11, 1861. Killed while carrying regimental colors at Murfreesboro, Tenn. Dec. 31, 1862.

Owens, William J.--Musician May 11, 1861. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Abrams, John M.--See private Co. H.

Adams, John L.--See 2d Sergeant Co. H.

Adams, William J.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, May 25, 1861.

Alexander, Elam N.--Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 25th Battn. Ga. Provost Guards Inf. Oct. 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 5th Regt. Ga. Inf. Apr. 6, 1863. Captured at Cass Station, Ga. May 19, 1864. Died at Rock Island, Ill. June 19, 1864.

Allen, Reuben J.--Private May 11, 1861. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Arnold, John--Private May 11, 1861. Died of disease at Knoxville, Tenn. Apr. 9, 1862.

Astin, Samuel F.--Private oct. 11, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Barefield, Seth S.--Private Jan. 14, 1864. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Barton, Josiah--See 3d Corporal Co. H.

Beard, William L.--Private May 11, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Bedell, William L.--See private Co. H.

Berry, John N.--Private May 11, 1861. Died of disease at Tazewell, Tenn. Mar. 12, 1862.

Bledsoe, Thomas J.--Private Apr. 14, 1864. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Bledsoe, William J.--Private Sept. 12, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Bloodworth, Charles C.--Private Oct. 9, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Bowen, Green D.--Private Aug. 26, 1861. Received pay at Chattanooga, Tenn. Sept. 4, 1863. No later record.

Bradbury, James E. (of Bradberry)--Private May 11, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Brooks, Charles A.--Private May 11, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Brooks, Homer C.--See Jr. 2d Lieutenant Co. H.

Brown, Owen P.--Private May 11, 1861. Appointed Musician. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Brown, Thomas--Private. Wounded and captured at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863. No later record.

Bush, James M.--Private Aug. 6, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant June 24, 1862. Wounded at Murfreesboro, Tenn. Dec. 31, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Byrd, Benjamin F.--Private May 11, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Appears last on roll for Aug. 31, 1862. No later record.

Caldwell, Thomas--Private May 11, 1861. Wounded in arm, resulting in amputation, at Santa Rosa Island, Fla. Feb. 1862.

Cannon, Irwin--Private Aug. 20, 1863. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Castleberry, James--Private June 9, 1864. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Chambless, James A.--Private May 11, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865. Died at Dawson, Ga. Aug. 29, 1909.

Chambless, James H. (or "Dock")--See private Co. A.

Chandler, William S.--See 1st Corporal Co. H.

Cheatham, Rufus Sidney--Private May 16, 1861. Appointed Adjutant June 4, 1862. On detached service Dec. 31, 1864. No later record.

Clark, George W.--See private Co. H.

Cleckler, Elijah A. (or Cleekler)--Enlisted as a private in Co. C, 25th Battn. Ga. Provost Guards Inf. Nov. 5, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 5th Regt. Ga. Inf. Apr. 6, 1863. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Cock, James B.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Apr. 8, 1862.

Cock, William Z.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, July 4, 1862.

Cozart, John A.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Aug. 31, 1861.

Cozart, William R.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Apr. 4, 1862.

Craps, Washington M.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Nov. 13, 1861.

Crawford, John M.--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to 1st Co. F, 1st Confederate Regt. Inf.; to Pritchard's Battery Ga. Light Artillery (Washington Artillery), Jan. 10, 1862. Died in Insane Hospital at Tuscaloosa, Ala. Oct. 3, 1862.

Davis, Newton P.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, July 29, 1862.

Davis, William P.--Private Sept. 9, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Derden,--See Durden.

Dickey, Andrew J.--Private Sept. 25, 1862. Sick in camp Aug. 31, 1864. No later record.

Dodd, Jacob E.--See private Co. H.

Dumas, Covington--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. G, July 1, 1862. Discharged, furnished substitute, July 1, 1862.

Durden, John M. (or Derden)--Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 25th Battn. Ga. Provost Guards Inf. Sept. 28, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 5th Regt. Ga. Inf. Mar. or Apr. 1863. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Durham, Jeremiah--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. H, Apr. 18, 1862; to Co. A, 2d Battn. Ga. Sharpshooters July 18, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Durham, William R.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Sept. 24, 1861.

Ethridge, Joseph--Private May 11, 1861. Appointed 2d Sergeant. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Faust, John H.--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. L, May 19, 1862; to Co. B, 2d Battn. Ga. Sharpshooters July 18, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Fulton, John A.--Private May 11, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant May 8, 1862; Captain Aug. 29, 1862. Wounded at Chickamauga, Ga. Sept. 19, 1863; Coosawhatchie, S. C. Jan. 1865. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Glenn, John W.--Private Aug. 26, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Elected 2d Lieutenant Aug. 13, 1864. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Glenn, Zachariah Nicholas (or Nicholas Zachariah)--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, June 20, 1861. Enlisted as a private in Co. I, 7th Regt. Ga. State Troops Nov. 9, 1861. Mustered out May 1, 1862.

Graves, Albert--Private May 11, 1861. Sick at Tazewell, Tenn. Apr. 30, 1862. No later record.

Gresham, Napoleon B.--Private May 11, 1861. Sick at Tupelo, Miss. June 1862. Died at Lauderdale Springs, Miss.

Harp, John H.--Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade, Ga. State Troops Oct. 8, 1861. Mustered out Apr. 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. E, 5th Regt. Ga. Inf. Sept. 5, 1863. Appointed Corporal. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Hay, Samuel--Private May 11, 1861. Captured at Cedar Creek, Va. Oct. 19, 1864. Sent to Point Lookout, Md. Oct. 24, 1864. No later record.

Hayden, Allen M.--See private Co. H.

Hayes, Robert J.--Private May 11, 1861. Wounded at Santa Rosa Island, Fla. Oct. 10, 1861, and died there in General Hospital same day.

Headrick, Francis M.--See private Co. H.

Herring, Joel C.--Private May 11, 1861. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Herring, William--Private May 11, 1861. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Holton, Stephen H.--See private Co. L.

Huckabay, James G.--Private May 11, 1861. Roll from Oct. 31, 1861 to Apr. 30, 1862, shows him sick in Chattanooga, Tenn. hospital. Transferred to Co. C, 28th Battn. Ga. Siege Artillery Aug. 15, 1863; to Co. A, 5th Regt. Ga. Inf. July 26, 1864. Wounded, date and place unknown. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Captured at Macon, Ga. Apr. 20, 1865.

Hurst, Leroy L.--Enlisted as a private Co. C, 25th Battn. Ga. Provost Guards Inf. Sept 9, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 5th Regt. Ga. Inf. Mar. or Apr. 1863. Killed at Chickamauga, Ga. Sept. 19, 1863.

Ivey, William B. (or Ivy)--Private Dec. 2, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Jenkins, William A.--Private May 11, 1861. Died at Tazewell, Tenn. Mar. 12, 1862.

Johnson, Edward H.--Private May 11, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Johnson, George W.--Private Aug.26, 1861. Died at Knoxville, Tenn. Apr. 15, 1862.

Johnson, James E.--Private Dec. 12, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Johnson, James M.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Sept. 7, 1861.

Johnson, J.J.--Private 1863. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Johnston, James W.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged June 20, 1861.

Johnston, John B.--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. H, and appointed 3d Sergeant May 11, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant May 1, 1864. Wounded and disabled, date and place unknown. Retired to Invalid Corps Oct. 31, 1864. Commanding Post at Ft. Gaines, Ga. Dec 31, 1864. No later record.

Johnston, Littleton S.--Private May 11, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Jones, Cade W.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability in 1861.

Kelley, Charles A.--Private May 11, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Discharged, disability, July 12, 1862. Born in Thomas County, Ga. Dec. 8, 1837.

Kelley, Ezekiel--Private May 11, 1861. Roll for Dec.31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Knight, Benjamin F.--Private May 11, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Lash, Isaac--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. L, Apr. 19, 1862; to Co. D, 2d Battn. Ga. Sharpshooters June 1862. Died at Winchester, Tenn. in 1862 or 1864.

Lassiter, Simeon F.--Private May 11, 1861. Appears last on roll for Aug. 31, 1862. No later record.

Lawes, Porey Frank--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, in 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 47th Regt. Alabama Inf. Apr. 29, 1862. Appointed Ordnance Sergeant July 1, 1862. Absent withou leave Feb. 28, 1865. No later record.

Lester, John T.--Private Sept. 28, 1862. Wounded and captured in 1864. Admitted to U. S. A. Hospital at Hilton Head, S.C. Dec. 1864, and died of wounds Dec. 12, 1864.

Lewis, J.C.--Private. Wounded, resulting in amputation of two fingers, at Salem Church, Va. May 3, 1863.

Loveless, Allen N.--Private Sept. 25, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Loyless, Thomas--Private Sept. 1, 1862. No later record.

Lupo, George W.--Private Sept. 25, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Mann, Robertus--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. H; to Co. L, Apr. 19, 1862; to Co. D, 2d Battn. Ga. Sharpshooters, June 12, 1862. Captured at Cass Station, Ga. May 19, 1864. Volunteered in U.S. Army but was rejected in 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. at Rock Island, Ill. and released Oct. 26, 1864.

Martin, Rufus P.--Private May 11, 1861. Captured at Milledgeville, Ga. Nov. 22, 1864. Released at Ft. Delaware, Del. June 16, 1865.

Martin Solomon J.--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. H, Apr. 18, 1862. No later record.

Martin, Thomas--Private May 11, 1861. Appears last on roll for Apr. 30, 1862. Died in service.

Martin, Willis--Private May 11, 1861. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Mashburn, Henry F.--See private Co. H.

McCartle, Joseph--See private Co. H.

McDonald, Britton--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Nov. 3, 1861.

McDonald, James T.--See private Co. H.

McLane, Francis M.--See private Co. H.

Miller, William--Private Sept. 9, 1862. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. On Feb 17, 1865, he requested that he be ordered before a medical board for examination for retirement, but request was disapproved. No later record.

Moomaugh, Robert H.--Private June 24, 1861. Discharged, disability, Apr. 15, 1862. At Dawson, Ga. collecting provisions for Confederate Army close of war.

Nethercut, John T.--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to 1st Co. F, 1st Confederate Regt. Inf. Jan. 10, 1862; to Pritchard's Battery Ga. Light Artillery (Washington Artillery), Jan. 20, 1862. Wounded at Shiloh, Tenn, Apr. 6, 1862. On detached duty Aug. 25, 1862 - Dec. 31, 1864. No later record.

Oliver, William W.--Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 25th Battn. Ga. Provost Guards Infantry Sept. 25, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 5th Regt. Ga. Inf. Apr. 6, 1863. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Pearce, Robert M.--See private Co. H.

Pendleton, Francis M.--See private Co. H.

Perrett, John J.--See private Co. H.

Perrett, William H.--See private Co. H.

Pickering, Ira--Private Aug. 1, 1862. Captured near Marietta, Ga. June 18, 1864. Paroled at Camp Morton, Ind. and transferred to City Point, Va. for exchange Feb 26, 1865. No later record.

Pickering, Josiah--Private Apr. 28, 1862. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Powell, James J.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Apr. 16, 1862.

Powell, John B.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, July 4, 1862.

Railey, Christopher C.--See private Co. H.

Sanders, Allison C.--See private Co. H.

Scarborough, Albert--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, overage, Aug. 16, 1862.

Shannon, Samuel--Private Sept. 9, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal. Wounded. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Simmons, Charles T.--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. L, Apr.. 19, 1862. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Smith, William A.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, in 1861. Died at home in Terrell County, Ga. Nov. 1862.

Spivey, George M.--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to 1st Co. F, 1st Confederate Regt. Inf. Jan. 10, 1862; to Pritchard's Battery Ga. Light Artillery (Washington Artillery), Jan. 20, 1862. Died in Atlanta, Ga. hospital Oct. 22, 1862.

Stuart, John H.--Private Sept. 9, 1862. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Swain, Nimrod S.--Private Nov. 3, 1862. Appears last on roll for Aug. 31, 1863. No later record.

Taylor, David W.--See private Co. H.

Taylor, Edmund--See private Co. H.

Thomas, A.B.--See private Co. H.

Thomas, Baty B.--Private May 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. L, Apr. 19, 1862. Surrendered Tallahassee, Fla. May 10, 1865.

Thomas, James W.--See privat Co. H.

Thompson, Anderson L.--Private Sept. 17, 1862. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Traywick, Abner R.--See private Co. H.

Turner, William W.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged Apr. 10, 1862. Detailed clerk, being unfit for field duty, Nov. 17, 1862.

Turner, Winguit W.--Private Aug. 26, 1861. On detail duty, clerk in Atlanta, Ga. hospital, Nov.-Dec. 1864. No later record.

Wade, William H.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, in 1861.

Walker, John N.--Private May 11, 1861. Appears last on roll for Sept. 1, 1862. No later record.

Waller, John B.--Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 25th Battn. Ga. Provost Guards Inf. Sept. 25, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 5th Regt. Ga. Inf. Died of disease Apr. 20, 1864.

Waters, Leonard--See private Co. H.

Watson, James M.--Private May 11, 1861. Appears last on roll for June 30, 1861. No later record.

Watson, William O.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, Nov. 3, 1861.

Weaver, Aaron J.B.--See private Co. H.

Weston, Edmund McGehee--Private June 27, 1864. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Weston, Milton C.--See private Co. H.

Weston, Myron E.--Private May 11, 1861. Discharged, disability, July 4, 1862.

Williams, Thomas--Enlisted as a private in Co. D, 1st Regt. Ga. Regulars Apr. 30, 1861. Transferred to Maxwell's Battery Ga. Light Artillery Aug. 1862; to Co. E, 5th Regt. Ga. Inf. Sept. 3, 1864. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Wiseman, John N.--Private May 11, 1861. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Wiseman, Thaddeus L.--Private May 11, 1861. Appointed 3d Sergeant. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Wooten, George W.--Private Aug. 26, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Surrendered Greensboro, N.C. Apr. 26, 1865.

Yawn, James F.--See private Co. H.

Yawn, William J.-- See private Co. H.

Zeigler, Jacob A.--See 4th Sergeant Co. H.

These records were transcribed by Betty and Bernie Johnson from the set of books Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861 - 1865
compiled for the State of Georgia by Lillian Henderson.

 

Terrell County's neighbors are Sumter, Calhoun, Lee, Dougherty, Randolph, and Webster.