28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Burial Sites - Company I




Photo: George M. Morris
Cpl. Aaron Jefferson Adkins - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Aaron Jefferson Adkins enlisted as a private in Company C, 20th Regiment, Georgia Infantry on June 14, 1861. He transferred to Company I on January 3, 1862. He was appointed Corporal in January of 1863 and was captured at Richmond, Virginia on April 3, 1865. He was paroled on April 28, 1865. He was born in Warren County, Georgia, on November 7, 1842. He is buried in the Johnson Methodist Church Cemetery in Warrenton, Georgia.



Pvt. V.C. Covington - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. V.C. Covington enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. Detailed in the Pioneer Corps in 1863. The roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. His pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865. He was born in Jefferson County, Georgia, in December 1832 and died in 1912. He is buried in the Thigpen Cemetery in Avera, Georgia.

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


Photo: Erich L. Frazier
Capt. William Henry Douglas - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. William Henry Douglas was elected 1st Sergeant on September 10, 1861. On November 13, 1861 he was elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant and on April 19, 1862 he was elected as 1st Lieutenant. On July 1, 1862, he was wounded at Malvern Hill, Virginia. On January 28, 1863 he was elected Captain. He surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865. He is buried in the Stapelton Family Cemetery in Wrens, Georgia.


Photo: Erich L. Frazier
Pvt. H.I. Harvey - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. H.I. Harvey enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. On April 26, 1865, he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina. He is buried in the Walden Methodist Church Cemetery in Stapleton, Georgia.



Cpl. W.R. Irby - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. W.R. Irby enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. He was appointed Corporal in January 1863. His pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865. He was born in Jefferson County, Georgia, in 1836 or 1833. He is buried in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Avera, Georgia.

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



Pvt. Franklin Lazenby - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Franklin Lazenby enlisted as a private in May of 1864. He was killed at Cold Harbor, Virginia, on June 3, 1864. He is buried in the Adkins-Gibson Cemetery in Thomson, Georgia, in an unmarked grave.

Burial information courtesy of David Butler.


Photo: Submitted by
Linda Lawler Cark

Pvt. Amos J. Thigpen - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Amos J. Thigpen enlisted as a private on March 3, 1862. In 1864, his pension records show he was wounded in the hand at Petersburg, Virginia, and was at home on wounded furlough at the close of the war. He was born in Georgia and died in 1929. He is buried in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Avera, Georgia (Jefferson County).

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

The headstone photo is from www.findagrave.com and was submitted by the Linda Lawler Cark, great-great granddaughter of Amos J. Thigpen.



Pvt. W.R. Thompson - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. W.R. Thompson enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. The roll for August 31, 1862, shows him present. He was discharged and furnished a substitute. He is buried in the Thompson Cemetery in Avera, Georgia.

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



Pvt. James M. Vause - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. James M. Vause is buried in the Stapleton Baptist Church near Wrens, Georgia.

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



Pvt. J.F. Williams - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. J.F. Williams enlisted as a private on March 3, 1862. On March 8, 1865, he was captured near Kinston, North Carolina. He was released at Point Lookout, Maryland, on June 22, 1865. He was born in Jefferson County, Georgia, in 1831. He is buried in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Avera, Georgia.

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



Sgt. John L. Williams - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. John L. Williams enlisted as a 4th Corporal on September 10, 1861. He was appointed Sergeant. He surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865. He was born in Jefferson County, Georgia, in 1847. He is buried in the Pate-Williams Cemetery in Jefferson County, Georgia.

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



Pvt. R.E. Williams - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. R.E. Williams enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. His name appears on a receipt roll for clothing that was issued on June 30, 1864. His pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865. He was born in Jefferson County, Georgia in 1839. He is buried in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Avera, Georgia.

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



Pvt. R.W. Williams - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. R.W. Williams enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. The roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. His pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865. He was born in Jefferson County, Georgia in 1828. He is buried in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Avera, Georgia.

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



lst Sgt. W.G. Williams - Company I, 28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. W.G. Williams enlisted as a private on September 10, 1861. He was appointed 4th Sergeant and then 1st Sergeant in January of 1863. He transferred to Company F, 8th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry on September 29, 1864. His name appears, without remark, on a roll dated October 16, 1864. He is buried in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Avera, Georgia.

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

   


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