28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Roster - Company B



Washington County

"Anderson Volunteers" or "Sandersville Volunteers"

This company was ordered from Kinston, North Carolina, to Richmond, Virginia, July 3, 1863; from Richmond, Virginia, to Wilmington, North Carolina, July 10,1863, thence to Charleston, South Carolina. Was at Fort Sumter, August 8,1863 where it remained ten days, when it was ordered to Fort Wagner, South Carolina, where it remained until the evacuation on the night of September 6, 1863.


Commissioned Officers

Warthen, Thomas Jefferson Sr. - Captain - Elected Lieutenant Colonel of the 8th Battn., Georgia Inf. in 1861; Captain of Co. B, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. September 10, 1861; Colonel September 10, 1861. Wounded at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Died from wounds July 3, 1862.

Hook, Edward B. - 1st Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Elected Captain September 10, 1861. Died of disease at Manassas, Virginia, December 1861.

Mathis, Aylesberry M. - 2nd Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant September 10, 1861. Appointed Assistant Surgeon (to rank from January 28, 1862), February 17, 1862; Surgeon June 3, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Flournoy, Robert W. Jr. - 2nd Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Elected Captain April 2, 1862. Resigned, disability, October 30, 1862.


Non-Commissioned Officers

Haines, John R. - 1st Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant March 28, 1862; Captain October 30, 1862. Killed at Battery Wagner, South Carolina, September 5, 1863.

Arnau, F.M. - 2nd Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Appointed Musician in 1862. Surrendered; Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Malpass, K.F. - 3rd Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Discharged, furnished substitute, in 1862.

Rudisill, Edward D. - 4th Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Appointed Color Bearer in 1861. Discharged, on account of dysentery, at Camp Pickens near Manassas, Virginia, December 25, 1861.

Franklin, James D. - 5th Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Appointed 3rd Sergeant in 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant April 2, 1862; 1st Lieutenant October 30, 1862; Captain September 5, 1863. Severely wounded in left eye at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Furloughed for 40 days April 1864. Wounded and disabled at Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864; shot through both hips at Fort Harrison, Virginia, September 30, 1864. No later record. (Born in Georgia February 17, 1840.)

Rawlings, Eugene B. - 1st Corporal - September 10, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant September 5, 1863. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864.

Cos, John W. - 2nd Corporal - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Elkins, Owens P. - 3rd Corporal - September 10, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Salter, George W. - 4th Corporal - September 10, 1861. Elected Jr. Lieutenant April 3, 1862. Wounded at Richmond, Virginia, in 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant September 5, 1863; 1st Lieutenant February 11, 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1839.)


Privates

Achord, L.S. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Exchanged. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Adams, Calvin M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease at Manassas, Virginia, in 1862.

Adams, Horace D. - Private - September 1863. In Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, December 20, 1864. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. Died at Macon, Georgia, September 5, 1903.

Amerson, Leroy (or Amason) - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864.

Ashley, Charles S. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded through left arm, date and place not given. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1866. (Born in Hancock County, Georgia, August 26, 1832 or 1840.)

Ashley, Joseph C. - Private - 1862. Wounded in ankle at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Wounded in left hand, necessitating amputation of finger, at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 4, 1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, June 4, 1864. Furloughed June 9, 1864. Pension records show he was home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, March 1846.)

Ashley, Joseph H. Jr. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Richmond, Virginia, in 1862.

Ashley, Joseph H. Sr. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died March 10, 1862.

Avant, Augustus S. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 3rd Corporal September 10, 1861. Wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 27, 1862; Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862; Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Appointed 2nd Sergeant in 1863; lst Sergeant. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia in 1843.)

Avant, John R. - Private - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Avant, John S. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded, Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Appointed 2nd Sergeant in 1862. Transferred to Chemical Department on account of disability August 1864. Captured and paroled at Macon, Georgia, April 30, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1837.)

Barge, A. Louis - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed Courier to Colonel August 1862. Wounded in right foot at Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864. Leg amputated August 24, 1864. (Born September 28, 1847.)

Barnes, Alfred Suspense - Enlisted as a Private in Co. E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Inf. (Ramsey's), March 18, 1861. Mustered out at Augusta, Georgia, March 18, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in 3rd Co. B, l2th Battn., Georgia Light Artillery May 1, 1862. Transferred to Co. B, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1862. Wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864. Pension records show he was at home on furlough close of war.

Brady, Francis M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in Manassas Gap, Virginia, hospital October 13, 1862. Buried in Confederate Cemetery at Lynchburg, Virginia, No. 10, 2nd Line, Lot 181. Crumpton's.

Brady, James S. - Private - September 10, 1861. On duty as orderly to Colonel December 31, 1863. No later record.

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

Bussell, Henry C. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in Yorktown, Virginia, hospital April 16, 1862.

Bussell, Ransom L. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died at Manassas Junction, Virginia, hospital May 10, 1862.

Bynum, Richard P. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, February 12, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. B, 7th Battn., Georgia State Guards Cavalry August 1863.

Carey, James T. - Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded in foot at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Pension records show he surrendered near Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Taliaferro County, Georgia, July 4, 1845.)

Carey, Joseph - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864.

Carey, Marian - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured at Weldon Railroad, Virginia, August 19, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, and transferred to Aiken's Landing, Virginia, for exchange March 17, 1865. Sick in 1st Division Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 25, 1865.

Carey, Robert - Private - November 28, 1863. Died in service.

Carey, William T. - Private - March 4, 1862. Captured near Kinston, North Carolina, March 5, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 26, 1865.

Cason, John H. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in camp at Manassas, Virginia, June 22, 1862.

Cordry, Augustus - Private - September 18, 1861. Furloughed for 40 days on account of illness in 1862. Died on way home at Manassas Junction, Virginia, November 14, 1862.

Cox, W.A. - Private - September 10, 1861.

Cummings, David C. - Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Wilmington, North Carolina, February 22, 1865. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 18, 1865. (Born in 1828. Died in Washington, Georgia, in 1890.)

Cummings, George Washington - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Wilmington, North Carolina, February 22, 1865. Paroled, Augusta, Geogia, May 26, 1865.

Davis, Henry H. - Private - September 10, 1861. Awarded medal for bravery at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Paroled, Augusta, Georgia, May 24, 1865.

Dortch, John - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864.

Eastwood, James J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, on account of paralysis, at Richmond, Virginia, December 13, 1861.

Edwards, Charles J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Severely wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Captured at Weldon Railroad, Virginia, August 21, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, and transferred to Aiken's Landing, Virginia, for exchange, March 14, 1865. Received at Boulware and Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 16, 1865. No later record. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1841.)

Edwards, William Thomas - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in service.

Eubanks, David L. - Private - January 1, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him sick in hospital. No later record.

Eubanks, Elijah - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Deserted, went into Federal lines at Williamsburg, Virginia, in 1864. Sent to Fortress Monroe, Virginia, October 21, 1864, where he took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. November 13, 1864. (Born in Wilkes County, Georgia, in 1846. Died May 28, 1913.)

Ford, E.T. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 4th Corporal April 3, 1862. Wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. On furlough December 31, 1863. No later record.

Fowler, Joseph J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of pneumonia in South Carolina Hospital, Post Jefferson, Charlottesville, Virginia, May 1, 1862. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery.

Franklin, Thomas J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant March 28, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant July 30, 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Gregory, Henry - Private - September 10, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #4, at Richmond, Virginia, with acute dysentery, August 18, 1862, and died September 29, 1862.

Hale, John J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed A.C.S. April 11, 1862. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Died in 3rd Georgia Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, June 2, 1862.

Hale, William O. (or William. C.) - Private - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Henderson, John - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864.

Hodges, W. Richard - Private - September 10, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #1, at Richmond, Virginia, as a convalescent, March 7, 1862. Left without permission, date not stated. No later record.

Howard, C.H. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 3rd Corporal in 1863. Killed at Port Walthall, Virginia, May 20, 1864.

Johnson, Joseph Jr. - Private - at Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864.

Johnson, Joseph Sr. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in service.

Jones, Howell Jr. - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, November 6, 1863.

Jones, William E. (Boss) - Private - August 22, 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, December 1826.)

Kennon, John - Private - September 10, 1861. Deserted August 1862.

Kilgore, William H.H. - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 18, 1865.

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

Knowles, William O. - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Richmond, Virginia, in 1862.

Lawrence, George W. Crawford - Private - Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #4, at Richmond, Virginia, April 17, 1862. Returned to duty April 24, 1862. Wounded in right arm, necessitating amputation above elbow, at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 27, 1862. (Born in Georgia.)

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

Lawrence, James M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Received pay April 30, 1864. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital.

Lawrence, Junius - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in foot, necessitating amputation, at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Detailed in A.C.S. Dept. in 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Lawrence, Kinchen W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died December 30, 1861.

Lawrence, Sherod T. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured near Kinston, North Carolina, March 8, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 24, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, April 26, 1829.)

Mathews, J.H. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured in 1862. Paroled November 19, 1862. Wounded at Morris Island, South Carolina, August 30, 1863. In hospital, wounded, December 31, 1863. No later record.

Mathis, William I. - Private - September 20, 1862. Appointed Hospital Steward in 1862. Wounded, date and place not given. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1842.)

Mayo, George H. - Private - March 4, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant in 1863; 2nd Sergeant. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Mayo, Reuben - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant in 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant in 1862; 2nd Lieutenant in 1862; 1st Lieutenant September 5, 1863. Resigned February 11, 1864. (Born in Georgia.)

McCoy, Alexander - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant in 1862. Severely wounded at Richmond, Virginia, in 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Medlock, Alonzo N. - Private - September 10, 1861. Transferred from General Hospital #9, at Richmond, Virginia, to General Hospital #17, there February 14, 1863. Discharged March 21, 1863.

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

Mills, Thomas - Private - September 10, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 19, 1862. Returned to duty May 4, 1862. Killed at Funkstown, Maryland, July 6, 1863.

Morrison, A.A. - Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865. Surrendered Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Murphy, Benjamin - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, in 1861.

Northington, Kinchen J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Absent without leave December 31, 1863. Union prisoner of war records show him a prisoner in the guard house at Loudon, Tennessee, January 28, 1864, remark, "Wants to take the oath." No later record.

Odum, James - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in service.

Odum, John A. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged from hospital November 12, 1861, remark "Pneumonia." Died of disease November 1861.

Peiser, Seigmund (or Peyser) - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed Commissary Sergeant in 1862. Missing at Wilmington, North Carolina, February 22, 1865.

Perryman, William (or Perrymore) - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864.

Phillips, James J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Admitted to Moore Hospital at General Hospital #1, at Danville, Virginia, December 26, 1861. Transferred to General Hospital at Richmond, Virginia. Died in service.

Pridgen, A.L. - Private - April 1863. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia.)

Renfroe, John I. - Private - September 10, 1861. Transferred to Co. H, 49th Regiment, Georgia Inf.; to Co. C, November 25, 1863. On furlough of indulgence February 13-March 15, 1865. No later record. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1839.)

Renfroe, Lawrence - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged at Camp Stephens, Georgia.

Renfroe, W.J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. No later record.

Reynolds, Asa J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appears last on roll for September 1, 1862.

Reynolds, Floyd - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in service.

Reynolds, James - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in service.

Reynolds, William J. - Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862; in right shoulder at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record. (Born in Taliaferro County, Georgia, in 1829.)

Sparks, Andrew J. - Private - March 1864. Wounded through mouth, jaw bone broken, at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865. Pension records show he was at home, wounded, close of war. (Born in Georgia November 1, 1845.)

Tanner, James F. - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Died in service.

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

Tanner, William - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed.

Tennille, Algernon S. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in left arm at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862; Reams Station, Virginia, August 21, 1864 . Pension records show he surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia, November 27, 1843 or 1844.)

Tennille, Francis D. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died December 17, 1861.

Tennille, William - Private - September 10, 1861. Died at Manassas Junction, Virginia, in 1861.

Tompkins, Charles - Private - September 10, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #1, at Richmond, Virginia, March 7, 1862, and died March 15, 1862.

Tompkins, J.W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Missing at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. No later record.

Tompkins, S.B. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed Color Corporal in 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Tompkins, William P. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease in South Carolina Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia, May 5, 1862.

Tompkins, Wright - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, July 30, 1864.

Turner, John W. (or W. John) - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of tuberculosis in General Hospital #2, at Lynchburg, Virginia, July 15, 1862. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery. No. 7, 5th Line, Lot 161-Ford's.

Veal, Edward B. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him on sick furlough. No later record.

Warthen, Elijah T. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 4th Corporal in 1863. Killed at Port Walthall, Virginia, May 1864.

Warthen, Macon P. - Enlisted as a Private in Co. B, 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade, Georgia State Troops October 3, 1861. Mustered out April 3, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. B, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. November 3, 1862. Appointed clerk in Ordnance Dept. in 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Warthen, Thomas Jefferson Jr. - Enlisted as a Private in Co. E, 1st Regiment, Georgia Inf. (Ramsey's), March 18, 1861. Discharged February 8, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. C, 49th Regiment, Georgia Inf. March 4, 1862. Transferred to Co. B, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1863. Appointed 3rd Sergeant in 1863; 2nd Sergeant. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Warthen, William H. - Private - March 23, 1864. Wounded in thigh at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, May 11, 1846.)

Watkins, Alexander Mc. - Private - September 10, 1861. Transferred to Co. C, 49th Regiment, Georgia Infantry. Appointed 4th Sergeant March 21, 1863. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

Webster, Aylesberry - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in left arm at Morris Island, South Carolina, August 30, 1863. On wounded furlough December 31, 1863. No later record.

Webster, George W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Severely wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Admitted to Moore Hospital at General Hospital #1, at Danville, Virginia, January 3, 1862, and to Chimborazo Hospital #2, at Richmond, Virginia, with diarrhoea, March 30, 1862. Returned to duty May 29, 1862. Died August 6, 1862.

West, J.W. - Private - March 4, 1862. Sick in hospital December 31, 1862. No later record.

West, W. - Private - Died near Lynchburg, Virginia, May 25, 1862. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery, No. 10, 3rd Line, Lot 169-Christian's Factory.

Wiggins, G.A. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, August 1864.

Wood, Augustus K. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Died in Washington County, Georgia, prior to September 6, 1862.

Wood, Jacob H. - Private - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Baldwin County, Georgia, in 1837.)

Wood, Peter O. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in left hand at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Admitted to Episcopal Church Hospital at Williamsburg, Virginia, June 16, 1864. Transferred June 18, 1864. Pension records show he surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, November 10, 1838.)

Wood, Robert Frank - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862, and died of wounds same day.

Wyatt, Wiley - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Yates, David - Private - September 10, 1861.

Yates, Joseph H. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died at Richmond, Virginia, in 1861.

Yates, Theophilus - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in right eye, resulting in loss of sight, at Petersburg, Virginia, August 1864. Discharged in 1864. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1839.)

Yates, Wilson - Private - September 10, 1861. Died at Manassas Junction, Virginia, February 21, 1862.



Information compiled by Staff.

   


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