28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Roster - Company A



Washington County

"The Irvin (or Irwin) Volunteers"

This company moved from Kinston, North Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, July 3, 1863; to Wilmington, North Carolina, July 10, 1863; to Charleston, South Carolina, August 8, 1863. Was at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, ten days and afterwards at Fort Wagner, where they remained until the evacuation on the night of Sept. 6, 1863.


Commissioned Officers

Bland, S. D. -- 2nd Lieutenant - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant May 19, 1863. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. Pension records show he was transferred to Colonel Inge's (?) Scouts and was on duty at Macon, Georgia, close of war. (Born in Georgia.)

Braswell, Asa Gordon -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Died in hospital May 2, 1862.

Brown, Thomas S. -- 2nd Lieutenant - Enlisted as 5th Sergeant, September 10, 1861. Appointed 2nd Sergeant September 11, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant May 20, 1863. Wounded in railroad accident April 10, 1864. Furloughed for 60 days May 1864. No later record.

Graybill, Tully -- Captain - September 10, 1861. Elected Major May 3, 1862. Captured at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Exchanged September 1, 1862. Elected Colonel November 3, 1862. Unofficial records show he was at home, sick with dysentery contracted in service, from November 1, 1864, to close of war.

Hodges, H. L. -- 2nd Lieutenant - Enlisted as 2nd Sergeant, September 10, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant September 11, 1862. Killed at Boonsboro, Maryland, September 14, 1862.

Hunt, James A. -- Captain - Enlisted as a private in Company F, 14th Regiment Georgia Infantry July 11, 1861. Transferred to Company A, 28th Regiment Georgia Infantry and appointed 3rd Sergeant September 10, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant September 11, 1862, 2nd Lieutenant September 13, 1862; 1st Lieutenant May 20, 1863; Captain July 1864. No later record.

Irwin, Jared I. -- 1st Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Resigned January 20, 1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant of Company B, 7th Battalion Georgia State Guards Cavalry August 27, 1863. Roll for August 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Joyner, Augustus A. -- 2nd Lieutenant - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant June 27, 1862. Died August 1, 1862.

Peacock, John A. J. -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - Enlisted as Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 3rd Sergeant; 1st Sergeant in 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant May 2, 1862. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Simmons, Thomas A. -- 1st Lieutenant - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Elected 1st Lieutenant January 20, 1862. Wounded, left arm permanently disabled at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Resigned, disability, September 13, 1862.

Tucker, John R. -- Captain - Enlisted as 2nd Lieutenant, September 10, 1861. Elected Captain May 3, 1862. Wounded at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. Resigned, disability, May 16, 1863.

Tucker, T. M. -- 2nd Lieutenant - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed 3rd Corporal. Elected 2nd Lieutenant May 3, 1862. Killed at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 27, 1862.

Wood, William M. -- Captain - Enlisted as a private in Company F, 14th Regiment Georgia Infantry July 11, 1861. Transferred to Company A, 28th Regiment Georgia Infantry and appointed 1st Sergeant September 10, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant July 14, 1862; 1st Lieutenant September 11, 1862; Captain May 16, 1863. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, May 20, 1864.


Non-Commissioned Officers

Bedgood, J. A. -- 3rd Corporal - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Brantley, G. M. -- 5th Sergeant - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant August 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Bush, J. Z. -- 2nd Corporal - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Laurens County, Georgia, June 17, 1841.)

Chivers, John T. -- 2nd Corporal - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed 2nd Corporal. Died of disease in hospital June 25, 1862.

Jones, John -- Sergeant - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Discharged May 1, 1862. Died June 5, 1862.

Joyner, M. A. -- 1st Corporal - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal. Roll for Dec 31, 1863, last on file, shows him at home on furlough from December 19, 1863. Wounded in 1864. Paroled, Augusta, Georgia, May 18, 1865.

Joyner, Virgil S. -- 1st Sergeant - Enlisted as 4th Sergeant, September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant July 14, 1862. Wounded in 1862. Detailed forage agent in Georgia on account of disability, October 1864. No later record.

McAffee, S. T. -- 3rd Sergeant - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed 3rd Sergeant; 1st Sergeant August 1, 1863. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Parker, W. J. -- 4th Sergeant - Enlisted as Private, March 12, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant July 14, 1862. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863.

Robison, John S. -- 5th Sergeant - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant. Wounded in left thigh at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862; in left leg at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862; in left knee near Petersburg, Virginia, May 20, 1864. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia January 13, 1843.)

Scott, J. W. -- 1st Corporal - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, May 20, 1864. Received pay September 1, 1864. No later record.

Wood, Alexander F. -- Corporal - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed Color Corporal. Died of typhoid fever at Camp Pickens, Virginia February 19, 1862. (Born in Washington County, Georgia.)

Wood, G. P. -- 4th Corporal - September 10, 1861. Died of chronic diarrhoea in Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, September 25, 1864.

Wood, Joseph Jackson -- 4th Corporal - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed 4th Corporal. Wounded in left arm at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Wood, Joshua Soule -- 4th Corporal - Enlisted as Private, November 10, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal December 1, 1863. Wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, June 20, 1864. Wounded in Virginia August 31, 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.


Privates

Avant, H. H. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Appears last on roll for August 31, 1863.

Barge, Cicero M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Died of wounds June 5, 1862.

Bedgood, William H. -- Musician - Enlisted as a private in Company F, 14th Regiment Georgia Infantry July 11, 1861. Transferred to Company A, 28th Regiment Georgia Infantry. Appointed Musician. Killed at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864.

Bedgood, S. -- Private - October 11, 1861. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. In General Hospital #16, at Richmond, Virginia, May 21, 1863. No later record.

Bell, J. R. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in 1862. In hospital August 31-December 31, 1862. Died of disease in 1863.

Bland, William F. - Private - August 1, 1861. Transferred to Company C. 49th Regiment Georgia Infantry June 20, 1862. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital August 29, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Brantley, Green J. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died in Mount Jackson, Virginia, hospital January 17, 1862. Buried there.

Brantley, Jerry - Private - September 10, 1861. Detailed on boat at Kingston, North Carolina. Died June 20, 1864.

Brantley, Jesse M. -- Private - September 10, 1861. On furlough December 18, 1863. Pension records show he was at home on sick furlough March 18, 1865, to close of war. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1840.)

Brantley, M. H. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Died of wounds June 20, 1862.

Brantley, W. H. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Received pay at Charleston, South Carolina, July 13, 1864. No later record.

Brantley, William, Sr. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, on account of rheumatism at Camp Pickens, Virginia, December 13, 1861.

Bullard, John A. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in left hand, thumb amputated, at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Discharged, disability, September 17, 1862. On hospital duty at Americus, Georgia, close of war. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1844.)

Burns, Pleasant T. -- Private - Lived in Washington County, Georgia and reportedly died March 20, 1862 in Richmond, Virginia. Information provided by first cousin three times removed, Elizabeth Moye.

Bush, J. F. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Died of wounds February 22, 1864.

Bush, Thomas J. -- Private - March 12, 1862. Died of disease in Richmond, Virginia, hospital June 3, 1862. (Born in Washington County, Georgia.)

Bussell, Hans G. (or Russell) -- Private. Records show he surrendered as a private in Company F, this regiment, at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Cason, Levi R. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Chester, Absalom -- Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded through third finger, date and place not given. Admitted to General Hospital at Howard's Grove Farm at Richmond, Virginia, June 27, 1862, and died there July 12, 1862.

Chivers, W. R. -- Private - March 12, 1862. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863.

Clark, B. J. -- Private - September 10, 1861. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, May 20, 1864.

Cox, W. B. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease in hospital June 28, 1862.

Everett, E. W. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease in hospital May 2, 1862.

Everett, Joshua M. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, March 27, 1838.)

Graybill, Michael Robert -- Private - Enlisted as a private in Company H, 49th Regiment Georgia Infantry March 4, 1862. Wounded at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. Transferred to Company A, 28th Regiment Georgia Infantry in 1863. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 30, 1863. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia in 1844 or 1845.)

Hamilton, J. S. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease in hospital August 6, 1862.

Hightower, Joseph W. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in 1862. Transferred to Company F, 14th Regiment Georgia Infantry in 1864. Captured at Wilderness, Virginia, May 6, 1864, or Milford Station, Virginia, May 20, 1864. Released at Elmira, New York, June 19, 1865. (Born in Laurens County, Georgia, in 1842.)

Hodges, M. A. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Holt, J. J. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Died of pneumonia in South Carolina Hospital at Post Jefferson, Charlottesville, Virginia, April 8 or 18, 1862. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery.

Johnson, Reuben W. -- Private - September 10, 1861. On detached duty at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, December 31, 1863. No later record. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1843.)

Johnson, Washington -- Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Jones, W. J. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, at Richmond, Virginia, September 3, 1862.

Joyner, J. G. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia.)

Joyner, Jesse G. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Keen, Willis -- Private - September 10, 1861. Sick in hospital December 31, 1862. Died in service.

Kennedy, Robert T. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, October 2, 1864, and furloughed there for 30 days from October 9, 1864. No later record.

Kennedy, S. W. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded, date and place not given. Admitted to Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia, wounded, October 10, 1864. No later record.

Lawrence, John S. -- Private - Enlisted as a private in Company C, 49th Regiment Georgia Infantry March 4, 1862. Transferred to Company A, 28th Regiment Georgia Infantry June 20, 1862. On detail duty as teamster in Virginia December 31, 1863. No later record.

Layton, J. L. -- Musician - Enlisted as Private, September 10, 1861. Appointed Musician June 1863. On detached service December 31, 1863. No later record.

Layton, W. T. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Sick in hospital December 31, 1862. Died in service.

Moye, B. A. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Transferred to 3rd Company B, (or 3rd Company E), 12th Battalion Georgia Light Artillery. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Moye, G. W. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died at Staunton, Virginia, December 16, 1862. Buried there in Thornrose Cemetery.

Moye, John E. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #4, at Richmond, Virginia, with nephritis, March 7, 1862, and died there March 28, 1862.

Oliver, W. L. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, May 20, 1864.

Phillips, T. M. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease June 22, 1862.

Posey, Martin V. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died January 10, 1862.

Russell, Hans G. -- See Bussell, Hans G.

Smith, James G. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died of typhoid fever in General Hospital at Culpeper, Virginia, December 27, 1861.

Smith, W. A. -- Private - July 1, 1862. In Raleigh, North Carolina, hospital April 13, 1865.

Sumner, D. C. (or G. C.) -- Private - March 12, 1862. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Sumner, J. T. -- Private - March 12, 1862. Killed at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 27, 1862.

Sumner, R. H. -- Private - March 12, 1862. Died of typhoid fever in Chimborazo Hospital #4, at Richmond, Virginia, August 6, 1862.

Sweat, W. H. W. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease in camp July 5, 1862.

Tennille, John C. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Transferred to Company H, 49th Regiment Georgia Infantry October 1, 1863. Wounded in right foot, necessitating amputation, at Wilderness, Virginia, May 6, 1864. At home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born in Georgia.)

Ursive, David -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died in General Hospital at Staunton, Virginia, December 12, 1862.

Vann, R. D. -- Private - July 1, 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Died of wounds May 16, 1863.

Vann, S. R. -- Private - August 30, 1862. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1863.

Vann, Robert -- Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, in 1864.

Whitaker, Samuel -- Private - September 10, 1861. Died of pneumonia February 16, 1862.

Williams, John -- Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in 1862. Deserted in Smith County, Tennessee April 24, 1862.

Wood, B. J. -- Private - May 1864. Wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, June 19, 1864, and admitted to General Hospital there same day. Transferred to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, June 30, 1864. Returned to duty July 25, 1864. No later record. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, August 13, 1831.)

Wood, J. W. -- Private - May 1, 1862. Wounded in 1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, wounded, June 30, 1864. Furloughed for 60 days from July 10, 1864. Killed at Fort Harrison, Virginia September 29, 1864.

Wood, North Carolina -- Private August 11, 1862. In Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospitals, at Macon, Georgia, January 1, 1864. Died of disease at Charleston, South Carolina, in 1864.

Wood, W. T. -- Private - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.


The following names, not on roll in this office, appear without remark on roll in possession of Miss Elizabeth F. Hopkins, Thomasville, Georgia.

Brantley, W. J.
Burns, T. T.
Jenkins, N. L.
Johnson, S. B.
Morris, William
Sessions, B. F.



Information compiled by Charles Meadows.

   


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