28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Burial Sites - Company E




Photo: John LaSala
Pvt. George Dewey Coggins - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. George Coggins was born Nov. 26, 1829, in Pike County, Ga. He enlisted as a private in Company E on Sept. 10, 1861. He was wounded in his left side by a minie ball during the Battle of Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862. The muster roll for Dec. 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show that he surrendered at Salisbury, N.C., in 1865. After the war, he was a farmer. He had to live with the minie ball lodged next to his left lung for the rest of his life and he drew a pension from Meriwether County, Ga., due to the wound he received during the war. He died on Mar. 23, 1907, in Carroll County, Ga., and is buried at the Aragon City Cemetery in Aragon, Polk County, Ga.

Photo and information courtesy of John LaSala and by Angela Coggins LaSala and Elizabeth Jackson,
G-G-Granddaughters of Pvt. George D. Coggins.


Photo: PLPOW Descendants Org.
3rd Cpl. Robert A. Crouch - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Robert Crouch enlisted on September 10, 1861. He was captured at Charleston, South Carolina, on September 6, 1863. He died of small-pox at Point Lookout, Maryland, on December 31, 1863. Buried in the mass grave at Pt. Lookout Confederate POW Cemetery in Pt. Lookout, Maryland.



Sgt. William J. Fuller - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. William J. Fuller enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. He was appointed Corporal in 1862 and then Sergeant. On April 26, 1865, he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina. He is buried in the Luthersville Methodist Church Cemetery in Meriwether County, Georgia.

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


Photo: Patrick W. Carlton
Pvt. Isaac W. Hannah - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Isaac Hannah enlisted as a private on November 6, 1861, and served until taking sick following the Seven Days Battles. He was sent to the General Hospital Camp Winder in Richmond, Virginia, and died there of "Fern's Typhoid" on October 7, 1862. Buried in the Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia (Section C, Space 90).

Photo and information courtesy of Patrick W. Carlton, Col., Army U.S., Ret., who is the G-G-Grandson of Isacc Hannah's uncle.


Photo: David Callaway
Pvt. James Edmund Feltman - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. James E. Feltman mustered in as a private on September 10, 1861 (Griffin, Georgia), and pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina on April 26, 1865. He was born in Mississippi on May 5, 1838 and he died on May 3, 1928 in Meriwether County, Georgia. He was married to Joicie Bell Rogers. Buried at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery near Alvaton, Georgia.

Photo and information courtesy of David Callaway, Douglasville, Georgia, the G-G-Grandson of James Edmund Feltman.



Staff photo.
Pvt. Benjamin C. LaPrade - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Benjamin LaPrade enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. He was wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, on May 31, 1862, and again at Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17, 1862. He Died in Lines' Farm Hospital in 1862. Buried in an unmarked grave in the Confederate Cemetery (Washington Cemetery) at Hagerstown, Maryland.


Photo: PLPOW Descendants Org.
4th Cpl. Richard B. Loyd - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Richard Loyd enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. He was appointed 4th Corporal on April 18, 1862. He was captured at Morris Island, South Carolina, on September 6, 1863. He was transferred from Point Lookout, Maryland, to Hammond U.S.A. General Hospital on January 8, 1864, and died there of pneumonia, same day. Buried in the mass grave at Pt. Lookout Confederate POW Cemetery in Pt. Lookout, Maryland.



Photo: David Callaway
Sgt. Clifton Reynolds - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Clifton Reynolds was appointed 5th Sergeant on September 10, 1861. He was captured at Weldon Railroad, Virginia on August 19, 1864. He was paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland and transferred to Aiken's Landing, Virginia, for exchange on March 14, 1865; received at Boulware and Cox's Wharves James River, Virginia on March 16, 1865. Born 1841 in Georgia. Buried at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery near Alvaton, Georgia.



Pvt. Alexander Thomas - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Alexander Thomas enlisted as a private on March 4, 1862. The roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record. He is buried in the Rocky Mount Bethel Cemetery in Meriwether County, Georgia.

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


Photo: Ward Roberson
Pvt. Nathan Ector Ward - Company E, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Nathan E. Ward enlisted as a private on February 27, 1862. He was wounded in 1863. On April 26, 1865, he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina. He was born on October 20, 1830 in Meriwether County, Georgia. He is buried in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Rocky Mount (Meriwether County), Georgia.

Burial information from the Georgia Division UDC Confederate Graves Roster (submitted by David Butler) and by descendant Ward Roberson.

   


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