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Co. F, 51st Reg., GA Volunteer Infantry

"Terrell Infantry"

Muster Roll, Company F, 51st Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A., Terrell County, Georgia, "Terrell Infantry":

Kendrick, B.J.--Captain Mch. 4, 1862. Resigned Apr. 29, 1863. (Born in 1824. Died at Waco, Texas Mch. 1911.)

Jones, T.M.--1st Lieutenant Mch. 4, 1862. Elected Captain Apr. 29, 1863. Resigned May 9, 1864. (Born in 1840. Died at Dawson, Ga. in 1889.)

Johnson, James M.--2d Lieutenant Mch. 4, 1862. Resigned Oct. 31, 1862. (Born in 1831.)

Simpson, William G.--Jr. 2d Lieutenant Mch. 4, 1862. Elected 2d Lieutenant Oct. 31, 1862. Resigned Apr. 3, 1863. (Born in 1826. Died near Bronwood, Ga.)

Martin, Robert C.--1st Sergeant Mch. 4, 1862. Captured at Knoxville, Tenn. Dec. 5, 1863. Sent to Camp Chase, O. Feb. 29, 1864; to Fort Delaware, Del. Mch. 27, 1864. Elected 1st Lieutenant May 9, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, Del. June 12, 1865. Died at Bronwood, Ga.

Lasseter, James A.--2d Sergeant Mch. 4, 1862. Discharged, furnished Samuel Faust as substitute, in 1862. (Born in 1834.)

Harper, W.J.--3d Sergeant Oct. 31, 1862. Captured and exchanged in 1862. Killed in Virginia. (Born in 1831.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Giddens, J.K. (or Giddeons)--4th Sergeant Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1838.)

Whitaker, James E.--5th Sergeant Oct. 31, 1862. Elected Jr. 2d Lieutenant May 12, 1863. Died in Virginia in 1863.

Odom, George Washington--1st Corporal Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant Oct. 31, 1862; 1st Sergeant May 1864. (Born in 1841.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Trewett, Ira--2d Corporal Mch. 4, 1862. Discharged, overage, Oct. 1862. (Born in 1815.)

Baird, W.W.--3d Corporal Mch. 4, 1862. Discharged, overage. (Born in 1818.)

Griffin, J.W.--4th Corporal Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed 2d Corporal Oct. 31, 1862. (Born in 1835.)

Avery, F.M.--Private May 15, 1862. Absent without leave Sept. 17, 1863.

Aycock, W.E.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Captured at Cedar Creek, Va. Oct. 19, 1864. Sent from Point Lookout, Md. to James River, Va. for exchange Mch. 19, 1865. (Born in Ga. in 1843.)

Baird, R.A.--Private May 5, 1862. Discharged Oct. 12, 1864. [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Barber, W.A.--Private Mch. 4, 1862.Died at Richmond, Va. Aug. 7, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Belflower, B.A.--Private May 15, 1862. Died in Terrell County, Ga. June 21, 1863.

Belflower, Joseph R.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. Sept. 17, 1862. Appointed 3d Corporal Oct. 31, 1862; 5th Sergeant May 1864. Wounded through left thigh and permanently disabled at Cedar Creek, Va. Oct. 19, 1864. Furloughed home Nov. 1, 1864. Pension records show he was unable to return. (Born in Houston County, Ga. Feb. 22, 1834. Died in Coffee County, Ga.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Blount, Isaac J.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865. (Born in 1829.)

Bowen, B.C.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1818. Died in Terrell County, Ga.)

Bradley, I.S. (or J.S.)--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at Richmond, Va. (Born in 1842.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Bradley, J.J.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed 1st Corporal Oct. 31, 1862; 2d Sergeant May 1864. Died at Dawson, Ga.

Bridges, B.T.--Private June 4, 1864. Captured at Farmville, Va. Apr. 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 24, 1865. (Born in Terrell County, Ga. in 1835. Died there Nov. 24, 1928.)

Bridges, Egbert B.--Private Apr. 20, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865. (Born in Terrell County, Ga. in 1837. Died there in 1921.)

Brown, T.B.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1834.)

Bunch, Morgan Asbury--Enlisted as a private in Co. I, 7th Regt. Ga. State Troops Dec. 17, 1861. Mustered out May 1, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. F, 51st Regt. Ga. Inf. May 15, 1862. Captured at Cold Harbor, Va. June 1, 1864. Released at Elmira, N.Y. June 15, 1865. Died at Albany, Ga. Aug. 29, 1929.

Cardell, Aaron (or Cordell)--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865. (Born in 1832. Died in Newton County, Ga. July 1, 1887.)

Chambers, Joseph--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died of small-pox in Greeneville, Tenn. hospital Apr. 4, 1864. (Born in 1822.)

Chambers, Josephus C.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at Candler's Factory, Lynchburg, Va., Nov. 21, 1863. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery, No. 4, 2d Line, Lot 122. (Born in 1844).

Chambers, J.M.--Private June 13, 1864. Killed at Cedar Creek, Va. Oct. 19, 1864.

Chambers, Thomas--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at Richmond, Va. Feb. 7, 1863.

Cochran, J. Thomas--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Captured at Farmville, Va. Apr. 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 10, 1865. (Born in 1943 [1843]. Died in Worth County, Ga. Sept. 14, 1914.)

Compton, John--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Pension records show he was at home on furlough close ofwar. (Born in 1819. Died with fever in Randolph County, Ga. July 20, 1867.)

Cooper, F.M.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant May 1864. Surrendered Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865. (Born in 1846.)

Cribb, Richard--Private Mch. 4, 1862. The following entry appears on original roll: "Absent without leave. We have verbal information (we do not know it to be true,) that he attached himself to a Volunteer Company from Houston County."

Daniel, H.C.--Enlisted as a private in Co. I, 7th Regt. Ga. State Troops Dec. 17, 1861. Mustered out May 1, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. F, 51st Regt. Ga. Inf. May 15, 1862. Killed in Virginia.

Davis, Jasper T.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Pension records show he "Served about two years." (Born in Houston County, Ga. in 1826. Died in Terrell County, Ga. in 1906.)

Dutton, G.R.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865.

Dyson, Robert--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at Richmond, Va. (Born in 1829.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Eaton, James H.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Pension records show he was paroled at Augusta, Ga. Apr. 1865. (Born in Ga. Aug. 22, 1841. Died in Randolph County, Ga. Mar. 5, 1903.)

Etheridge, J.F. (or Ethridge, J.T.)--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1844.)

Everett, A.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at Louisville, Ky. Buried there in Cave Hill Cemetery.

Everett, F.M.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Dropped from rolls June 28, 1862.

Everett, William--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Wounded at Cedar Creek, Va. Oct. 19, 1864. Died from wounds at Staunton, Va. Dec. 28, 1864. (Born in 1827)

Faust, Samuel--Private in 1862. Substitute for James A. Lasseter. Died at Richmond, Va. (Born in 1815)

Felder, A.A.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1843) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Flournoy, E.C.--Private Mch. 4, 1862.

Ford, W.S.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1818.)

Forkner, Golly H.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Elected Jr. 2d Lieutenant Oct. 31, 1862; Captain May 9, 1864. Captured in 1865. Released at Johnson's Island, O. June 28, 1865. (Born in Surry County, N.C. in 1835. Died in Bibb County, Ga. June 11, 1915.)

Forkner, T.E.--Private May 19, 1862. Killed at Brick Church near Fredericksburg, Va. in 1862.

Frith, C.C.--Private Mch. 4, 1862.

Grice, Benjamin M. -- See bottom of page

Griffin, R.W.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1824.)

Harper, Francis M.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed Sergeant Major in 1862. Wounded at Wilderness, Va. May 6, 1864. Roll for Mch. 2, 1865, shows him present. (Born in 1834. Died at Dawson, Ga.)

Hawkins, S.L.--Private Mch. 4, 1862.

Haynes, Thomas S.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died in Virginia. (Born in 1842.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Hays, H.H.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at Richmond, Va. Nov. 8, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery. (Born in 1825.)

Hays, Martin H.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1843.)

Hays, Robert H.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Killed at Knoxville, Tenn. in 1863. (Born in 1844.)

Henly, George J.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Discharged, disability, Dec. 20, 1862. (Born in 1825. Died from rheumatism contracted in service June 5, 1880.)

Huff, Dawson--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Absent without leave Sept. 1862. (Born in 1842.)

Huff, Franklin--Private May 15, 1862. Wounded at Catlett's Station, Va. Aug. 23, 1862. Captured at Burkeville, Va. Apr. 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 27, 1865. Died in Terrell County, Ga. Mar. 28, 1912. [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Huff, Vincent--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Wounded at Boonesville, Md. Sept. 14, 1862. Died in Virginia. (Born in 1823.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Jones, A.R.--Private May 15, 1862. Absent without leave Aug. 28, 1862.

Jones, Thomas E.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed 2d Corporal May 1864. Captured at Cedar Creek, Va. Oct. 19, 1864. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 28, 1865. (Born in 1840.)

Jordan, Moses R.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at Richmond, Va. Jan. 5, 1863. (Born in 1830).

Jordan, W.J.--Private.

Kelly, Clarke (Kelley)--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1842.)

Kennedy, Allen S.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1808.)

Kennedy, D.L.--Appointed 3d Corporal of Co. I, 7th Regt. Ga. State Troops Nov. 9, 1861. Mustered out May 1, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. F, 51st Regt. Ga. Inf. May 15, 1862. Captured Dec. 4, 1863.

Kennedy, D. William--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at home of typhoid pneumonia Sept. 10, 1862. (Born in 1832.)

Kirksey, Turner H.--Enlisted as a private in Co. I, 7th Regt. Ga. State Troops Nov. 9, 1861. Mustered out May 1, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. F, 51st Regt. Ga. Inf. May 15, 1862. Appointed 1st Corporal May 1864. Captured Jan. 1865. Released in 1865.

Knight, Jacob E.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1846.)

Knight, J.T.--Private Mch. 4, 1862.

Laing, David A.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Killed at Brick Church near Fredericksburg, Va. in 1862. (Born in 1841.)

Laing, William--Private Mch. 4, 1862. [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Laing, W.J.D.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Wounded and captured at Boonesboro, Md. Sept. 14, 1862. Died in prison. (Born in 1844.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Land, William H.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865. (Born in 1835.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Lanier, D.C.--Enlisted as a private in Co. I, 7th Regt. Ga. State Troops Jan. 9, 1862. Date of discharge not given. Enlisted as a private in Co. F, 51st Regt. Ga. Inf. Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal Oct. 31, 1862.

Lanier, Robert J.--Enlisted as a private in Co. I, 7th Regt. Ga. State Troops Dec. 17, 1861. Date of discharge not given. Enlisted as a private in Co. F, 51st Regt. Ga. Inf. Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1834.)

Lawhorn, John F.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at Logansville, S.C. July 18, 1862.

Lawhorn, John T.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Wounded Aug. 23, 1862. Discharged Dec. 29, 1864. (Born in 1842.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Lee, A.J.--Private May 15, 1862. At Danville, Va. Apr. 9, 1865. Died at Parrott, Ga.

Lee, John T.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Captured at Knoxville, Tenn, Dec. 5, 1863. Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. Feb. 1865, and exchanged at James River, Va. Mch. 10, 1865. (Born in 1837. Died in Terrell County, Ga. Apr. 3, 1916.)

Levingston, William M. (or Livingston)--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865. (Born in Orangeburg District, S.C. Dec. 6, 1835. Died in Terrell County, Ga. in 1913.

Lowe, Mathew--Enlisted as a private in Co. I, 7th Regt. Ga. State Troops Jan. 9, 1862. Mustered out May 1, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. F, 51st Regt. Ga. Inf. May 15, 1862. Killed in Virginia.

Lundy, Thomas H.--Private May 15, 1862. Appointed 3d Corporal May 1864. Absent without leave Dec. 10, 1864.

Lundy, William H.--Private May 15, 1862. Absent without leave Aug. 1864.

McNeil, Benjamin--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1819.)

McNeil, George--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died at Ferguson's Factory, Lynchburg, Va., Sept. 2, 1862. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery, No. 5, 5th Line, Lot 178.

McNeil, Henry F.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1845.)

Mitchell, James M.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died of pneumonia and rheumatism in Richmond, Va. hospital Dec. 29, 1862. (Born in 1815.)

Moomaugh, J.W.--Private Aug. 13, 1862. Died in Virginia.

Moreland, Hugh H.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Captured at Cold Harbor, Ba. June 1, 1864. (Born in 1838.)

Morgan, E.H.--Private in 1862.

Nobles, J. Erwin--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Captured at Knoxville, Tenn. Nov. 29, 1863. REleased in 1865. (Born in South Carolina in 1840. Died in Terrell County, Ga. with typhoid pneumonia May 1872.)

Nobles, Leonard--Private Mch. 4, 1862.

Outlaw, J.R.--Private May 5, 1862.

Parish, George W.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed 3d Sergeant May 1864.(Born in 1822. Died at Bronwood, Ga.)

Parish, J.J.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1840.)

Parker, Daniel F.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Killed at Brick Church near Fredericksburg, Va. in 1862. (Born in 1838.)

Pollock, W.A.J.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863. In prison close of war. (Born in 1832.)

Price, Joseph--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1829.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Priest, Washington--Private May 5, 1862. Died of disease in hospital July 25, 1862.

Rabun, Bennett R.--Private May 15, 1862. Wounded, left arm permanently disabled at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863. Discharged, disability, July 2, 1864. On detached service at Macon, Ga. Aug. 1864-1865. (Born in Marion County, Ga. May 30, 1836. Died in Terrell County, Ga. in 1928.)

Rabun, Jasper--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Absent without leave Aug. 1864. (Born in 1844.)

Rabun, Washington (or Rabon)--Private May 13, 1862. Died of typhoid fever in Charlotte, N.C. hospital July 25, 1862. Buried there.

Ramsey, Benjamin H.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Transferred to Co. B, in 1862. Elected Jr. 2d Lieutenant Oct. 18, 1862; 1st Lieutenant may 1, 1863. Killed at Wilderness, Va. May 6, 1864. (Born in 1832.)

Richardson, William--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Captured at Cedar Creek, Va. Oct. 19, 1864. (Born in 1832.)

Sessions, Benjamin F.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed 2d Sergeant Oct. 31, 1862. Appears last on roll for Feb. 1863. Died of pneumonia in 1863. (Born in 1836.)

Sessions, William E.--Private May 15, 1862. Wounded "little finger of right hand shot off" and bone shattered in right thigh at Beverly Ford, Va., Oct. 22, 1863. (Born in Ga. Nov. 9, 1830.)

Sikes, Darling--Private May 5, 1862.

Smith, J.J.--Private Apr. 27, 1862. [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Smith, W.A.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1815.)

Snellgrove, B.L.--Private May 5, 1862. Captured at Cold Harbor, Ba. June 1, 1864.

Teasley, J.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865.

Teasley, Thomas--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Wounded at Cedar Creek, Va. Oct. 19, 1864. (Born in 1827.)

Trail, Samuel--Private Aug. 20, 1862. Killed at Brick Church near Fredericksburg, Va. Dec. 1862.

Vinson, Isaac--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Captured in 1862. Died at Fort Delaware, Del. Dec. 2, 1862. (Born in 1844.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Vinson, Jethro--Enlisted as a private in Co. I, 7th Regt. Ga. State Troops Nov. 9, 1961 {1861?} Discharged Mch. 18 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. F, 51st Regt. Ga. Inf. Sept. 20, 1862. Died at Fredericksburg, Va. Jan. 13, 1863. Buried in Confederate Cemetery at Spotsylvania, Va.

Wainwright, John R.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Killed in Virginia. (Born in 1846.) [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Whitaker, James E.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1843.)

Williams, Merrell J.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Appointed 2d Corporal Nov. 1, 1864. Pension records show he was captured near Appomattox, Va. Apr. 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 27, 1865. (Born in Lee County, Ga. Jan. 19, 1837.)

Wills, A.C. (or Wells)--Private May 15, 1862.

Wills, David J. (or Wells)--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1833.)

Wills, Jacob B. (Wells)--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Died in Terrell County, Ga. July 29, 1863. (Born in 1835.)

Wills, J.S. (or Wells)--Private Mch. 4, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865. (Born in 1833.)

Wimberly, M.W.--Private May 15, 1862. Died in Virginia. [See bottom of this page for additional information]

Wright, Robert E.--Private Mch. 4, 1862. (Born in 1814.)

The following additional information about members of this unit is provided and based on the research by Kurt Graham.

Sgt W.J. Harper - captured 9/12/62 in Frederick, Md. Exchanged March of 1863

George W. Odom - captured 9/14/62 at Fox's Gap, Md, exchanged 11/10/62

Robert A. Baird - captured 9/14/62 at Fox's Gap, Md., exchanged 11/10/62

Sgt Joseph R. Belflower - wounded in thigh and captured at Sharpsburg, Md 9/17/62, paroled 9/27/62 and exchanged in October 1862

J.S. Bradley - captured at Fox's Gap 9/14/62, exchanged 11/10/62

Robert A. Dyson - captured 9/14/62 at Fox's Gap, Md, exchanged 11/10/62

A.A. Felder - Killed 8/23/62 in an artillery duel at Beverly Ford, Va on  the Rappahannock River

Thomas S. Haynes - captured 9/12/62 in Frederick, Md, exchanged 11/10/62

Franklin Huff - wounded at Beverly Ford, Va (not Catlett's Station) on 8/23/62

Vincent Huff - wounded at Fox's Gap, Md 9/14/62 (not Boonesville)

William H. Land - captured during Maryland campaign Sept 1862, paroled 9/27/62 and exchanged in October

William D. Lang - wounded at Fox's Gap, Md and captured at Boonsboro, Md 9/15/62, record indicates he was exchanged in November, but this appears to be in error as he died in a Federal; prison. ALSO, your list shows two Laings. These are duplicate records. They are one man.....William D Lang.

John P. Lawhorn (you show him as John T) - wounded at Beverly Ford, Va 8/23/62

Joseph Price - mortally wounded 8/23/62 at Beverly Ford, Va, Died 9/5/62

John J. Smith - captured at Fox's Gap, Md 9/14/62, exchanged 11/10/62

Isaac Vinson - captured at Fox's Gap, Md 9/14/62, Died at Fort Delaware 10/7/62

John R. Wainwright - killed 9/14/62 at Fox's Gap, Md

Sgt. James E. Whitaker - captured at Fox's Gap, Md 9/14/62, exchanged 11/10/62

W.W.Wimberly - killed at Fox's Gap, Md 9/14/62

Robert E. Wright - captured at Fox's Gap, Md 9/14/62, exchanged 11/10/62

In addition to these additions/changes to [the above] existing records, I found two men who were in the 51st but not on your roster. They are:

Benjamin M. Grice - killed 8/25/62 at Waterloo Bridge, Va on the  Rappahannock River

James Shine - mortally wounded and captured during sept 1862 Maryland campaign, Died 9/27/62 at U S Gen Hospital in Frederick, Md and buried at Mt. Olivet cemetery in grave #52.

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.