28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Burial Sites - Company B





Pvt. Elijah Eubanks - Company B, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Elijah Eubanks enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. On September 14, 1862, he was wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland. He deserted and went into the Federal lines at Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1864. On October 21, 1864, he was sent to Fortress Monroe, Virginia. On November 13, 1864, he took an oath of allegiance to the U.S. government. He was born in Wilkes County, Georgia, in 1846. He died on May 28, 1913. He is buried in the Westview Cemetery in Augusta, Georgia.

Burial information from the Georgia Division UDC Confederate Graves Roster and submitted by David Butler.



Capt. James D. Franklin - Company B, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. James D. Franklin enlisted on September 10, 1861. He was appointed 3rd Sergeant in 1862 and elected 2nd Lieutenant on April 2, 1862; 1st Lieutenant on October 30, 1862; Captain on September 5, 1863. He was severely wounded in the left eye at Ocean Pond, Florida, on February 20, 1864. He was furloughed for 40 days in April of 1864. He was wounded and disabled at Petersburg, Virginia, on July 30, 1864. On September 30, 1864, he was shot through both hips at Fort Harrison, Virginia. He was born in Georgia on February 17, 1840. He is buried in the Zeta Cemetery (Tennille City Cemetery) in Washington County, Georgia.

Burial information from the Georgia Division UDC Confederate Graves Roster and submitted by David Butler.


Photo: Gene Harmon
Pvt. John H. Mathews - Company B, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. John H. Mathews enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. He was captured in 1862 and paroled on November 19, 1862. On August 30, 1863, he was wounded at Morris Island, South Carolina. He is buried in the Magnolia Cemetery in Charleston, South Carolina.



Pvt. Andrew J. Sparks - Company B, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Andrew J. Sparks enlisted as a private in March of 1864. He was wounded through the mouth, jawbone broken, at Bentonville, North Carolina on March 19, 1865. His pension records show he was at home, wounded, at the close of the war. He was born on November 1, 1845. He is buried in the Mayview Cemetery in Washington County, Georgia.

Burial information from the Georgia Division UDC Confederate Graves Roster and submitted by David Butler.



Lt. Col. Thomas Jefferson Warthen, Sr. - Company B, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Thomas Jefferson Warthen was elected Lieutenant Colonel of the 8th Battalion, Georgia Infantry, in 1861. On September 10, 1861 he was elected the Captain of Company B, 28th Regiment, Georgia Infantry. He was wounded at Malvern Hill, Virginia, on July 1, 1862. He died from his wounds on July 3, 1862. There is a Thomas Jefferson Warthen buried in the Forest Grove Cemetery in Washington County, Georgia.

Burial information from the Georgia Division UDC Confederate Graves Roster and submitted by David Butler.

   


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