28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Roster - Company D



Cherokee County

"McAfee and Donaldson Guards"


Commissioned Officers

Garrison, Nehemiah J. - Captain - September 3, 1861. Wounded in thigh at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Resigned on account of imperfectly united fracture of left foot, May 9, 1863.

Grambling, Enoch G. - 1st Lieutenant - September 3, 1861. Resigned July 1, 1862. (Born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, June 5, 1819.)

Freeman, Hartwell D. - 2nd Lieutenant - September 3, 1861. Resigned, on account of ill health, May 22, 1862.

Jordan, William J. Jr. - 2nd Lieutenant - September 3, 1861. Wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant September 14, 1862; Captain May 9, 1863. Resigned April 1, 1865. (Born in Canton, Georgia, March 27, 1841.)


Non-Commissioned Officers

- 1st Sergeant - September 3, 1861.

Ragsdale, John - 1st Sergeant - August 27, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him at home on sick furlough. No later record.

Croft, Ira P. - 2nd Sergeant - September 3, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant June 30, 1863. Resigned October 20, 1864. Enlisted as a Private in Co. C, Phillips' Legion, Georgia Cavalry October 26, 1864. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia, July 28, 1833.)

Simpson, S.M. - 3rd Sergeant - September 3, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

- 4th Sergeant - September 3, 1861.

Ragsdale, Calvin B. - 4th Sergeant - February 27, 1862. Deserted in 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. at Marietta, Georgia, September 13, 1864.

Millican, E.F. - 5th Sergeant - September 3, 1861. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. At home on wounded furlough December 31, 1863. Elected Coroner of Cherokee County, Georgia, in 1863. (Born in Walton County, Georgia, February 2, 1826.)

Dean, C.T. (or Deen) - 1st Corporal - September 3, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Honea, S.T. - 2nd Corporal - September 3, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Roach, Thomas H. - 3rd Corporal - September 3, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia in 1841.)

Cooper, John - 4th Corporal - October 22, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Died of wounds at home January 29, 1863.


Privates

Beavers, John T. - Private - February 27, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Beaver, William J. - Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Musician. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Benson, J.M. - Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him sick in hospital. No later record.

Brand, J.W. - Private - September 3, 1861. Transferred to Co. D, l4th Regiment, Georgia Inf. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Bryson, John A. - Private - September 3, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Carmichael, D.C. - Private - August 27, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Carmichael, J.L. - Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him at home on sick furlough. No later record.

Cato, W.R. - Private - September 3, 1861. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, September 20, 1864, and died there October 4, 1864. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Chapman, Jacob A. - Private - September 3, 1861. Official records show he died of typhus fever at Orange Court House, Virginia, April 18, 1862. Place of death, given also as C.S.A. General Hospital at Farmville, Virginia, April 21, 1862.

Chapman, John W. - Private - February 27, 1862. Wounded in right foot, necessitating amputation above knee, at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. At home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born October 3, 1839. Died June 20, 1903. Buried at Shiloah Church, Georgia Cemetery, in Cherokee County, Georgia.)

Christopher, J.S. - Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Cole, John - Private - August 1, 1863. Captured and paroled at Hartwell, Georgia, May 18, 1865.

Dickerson, John - Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Corporal, Wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Wounded in left eye at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Captured and paroled at Greenville, South Carolina, May 24, 1865. (Born in Georgia, September 14, 1841.)

Dickerson, William - Private - September 3, 1861. Wounded in finger, necessitating amputation, at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Captured and paroled May 23, 1865.

Dupree, Joshua R. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital April 21, 1862.

Edwards, Henry Harrison - Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 23rd Regiment, Georgia Inf. August 31, 1861. Transferred to Co. D, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. September 3, 1861. Received pay August 23, 1864. No later record (Born in Cherokee County, Georgia, June 30 ------. Died at Ball Ground, Georgia, January 26, 1931.)

Fowler, James N. (or James M.) - Enlisted as a Private in Co. D, l4th Regiment, Georgia Inf. August 6, 1861. Transferred to Co. D, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. February 27, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present No later record.

Fowler, John C. - Private - February 27, 1862. Died of pneumonia in Charlottesville, Virginia, hospital April 18, 1862.

Fowler, Thomas T. - Private - August 29, 1862. Killed at Battery Wagner, South Carolina, September 5, 1863.

Fowler, William L. - Private - September 3, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant June 9 or August 2?, 1862. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Freeman, J.A. - Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Haines, Simpson - Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1862, last on which borne, shows him sick in hospital. No later record.

Haines, W.L. - Private - February 7, 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Died of wounds July 13, 1863.

Hillhouse, Elijah - Private - September 3, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Died of wounds June 8, 1862. Buried in Hollwood Cemetery at Richmond, Virginia.

Hillhouse, Robert W. - Appointed 3rd Corporal of Co. B, 34th Regiment, Georgia Inf. May 15, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Transferred to Co. D, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. December 3, 1863.

Hillhouse, S.W. - Private - September 3, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant September 23, 1862; 1st Lieutenant. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Honea, Albert - Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant December 31, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant September 14, 1862; 2nd Lieutenant September 25, 1862; lst Lieutenant May 9, 1863. Wounded in Virginia June 18, 1864. Furloughed for 30 days August 10, 1864. Dropped from rolls for prolonged absence without leave March 15, 1865.

Honea, William P. - Private - September 3, 1861. Killed at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862.

Huggins, John - Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Hickory Flats, Georgia, September 12, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Illinois, June 15, 1865. (Born in Forsyth County, Georgia, in 1833 or 1835.)

Hughes, James L. - Private - September 3, 1861. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Elected 1st Lieutenant of Co.___ , 12th Regiment, Georgia Militia Cavalry. Pension records show he was at home on sick furlough close of war. (Born in South Carolina in 1835.)

Hughes, L.F. - Private - August 1, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Hughes, William C. - Private - September 3, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital March 25, 1862.

Johnson, William H. - Private - February 22, 1863. Admitted to Wilmington, North Carolina, hospital February 2, 1865. Returned to duty February 18, 1865. Paroled, Salisbury, North Carolina, May 2, 1865.

Johnson, W.J. - Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Sergeant Major in 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Keown, David - Private - February 22, 1862. Left on battle field at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Keown, John S. - Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him at home on sick furlough. No later record.

Keown, Levi - Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him at home on sick furlough. No later record.

Kimberly, L.C. - Private - September 3, 1861. In General Hospital #1, at Summerville, South Carolina, June 30, 1864. No later record.

King, William - Private - October 28, 1861. Died December 20, 1862.

Leslie, Warren D. - Private - September 3, 1861. Captured in Fulton County, Georgia, in 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 31, 1864, and at Louisville, Kentucky, August 3, 1864, remarks, "To be released north of Ohio River."

Lindsey, James H. - Private - September 3, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

McCollum, James W. - Private - September 4, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant. Transferred to Co. D, l4th Regiment, Georgia Inf. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant December 22, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865. (Born in Forsyth County, Georgia, June 30, 1838.)

McCoy, J.P. - Private - August 1, 1863. Captured and paroled at Greenville, South Carolina, May 23, 1865. (Born in Cherokee County, Georgia, August 24, 1845.)

McWhirter, Irvin - Private - September 3, 1861. Killed June 1, or July 1, 1862.

McWhirter, J.A. - Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Transferred to Co. B, 34th Regiment, Georgia Inf. December 10, 1863. No later record.

Orr, John J. - Private - Admitted to General Hospital #1, at Danville, Virginia, with fever, January 6, 1862. Sent to Charlottesville, Virginia, hospital January 7, 1862. "Discharged April 6, 1862, to procure furlough for five weeks." No later record.

Pendley, Thomas J. - Private - February 27, 1862. Died of disease at Rappahannock, Virginia, April 20, 1862.

Phillips, C. - Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Dept. Hdqrs. Provost Marshal, Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, where he took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. December 22, 1864. Sent to Indiana December 27, 1864.

Pittman, William - Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Musician. Discharged May 12, 1863.

Ragsdale, Martin - Private - August 27, 1862. Died of disease at home in 1864.

Ragsdale, Richard - Private - September 3, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him at home on sick furlough. No later record.

Robinett, Elisha - Private - September 3, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. Captured and paroled at Hartwell, Georgia, May 18, 1865. (Born in North Carolina in 1830.)

Robinett, William - Private - February 26, 1862. Roll for December 31 1863, last on file, shows him present. Captured and paroled at Hartwell, Georgia, May 18, 1865.

Smith, Lewis T. - Private - September 3, 1861. Captured near Kinston, North Carolina, March 8, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 19, 1865. (Born in Cherokee County, Georgia, October 15, 1834.)

Stearns, Byers R. (or Sterns) - Private - September 3, 1861. Killed at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862.

Stone, B.W. - Private - September 5, 1861. Appointed Color Corporal in 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him at home on indulgence furlough. No later record.

Tapp, T.J. - Private - August 27, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Died April 20, 1862.

Teddar, B.W. (or D.W.) - Private - September 3, 1861. Died in Winder Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, March 20, 1862.

Thompson, James - Private - August 27, 1861. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Thompson, M.M. - Private - September 3, 1861. Died at home November 26, 1862.

Weatherford, J.J. - Private - January 1864. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Cherokee County, Georgia, March 18, 1846.)

Whelchel, R.F. - Private - September 3, 1861. Wounded in arm, necessitating amputation, at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. At home on wounded furlough close of war.

Wilson, H.P. - Private - September 3, 1861. Died at Richmond, Virginia, May 10, 1862.

Wright, Isaac - Private - September 3, 1861. Captured at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Paroled at Fort Delaware, Delaware, in 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia, November 10, 1862. Pension records show he left command on account of sickness December 1864, and was unable to return. (Born in DeKalb County, Georgia, in 1833.)



Information compiled by Staff.

   


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