28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Roster - Company F



Cherokee County

"Cherokee Georgia Mountaineers"

This company was originally known as Co. M, l8th Regiment, Georgia Infantry. It was formed in part of Captain Jesse Burtz's Independent Company of Georgia Infantry November 13, 1861. It had on its original roll probably 176 men. It was composed of men from four counties: Cherokee, Pickens, Forsyth and Dawson. Before being mustered into service at Richmond, Virginia, being too large for one company, it was divided, retaining in the original company, under Captain Burtz, the men from Cherokee and Pickens counties, while the men from Forsyth and Dawson counties were formed in a new company. See New Co. E, 2lst Regiment, Georgia Infantry.


Commissioned Officers

Burtz, Jesse M. - Captain - July 22, 1861. Resigned, on account of chronic diarrhoea resulting from measles, April 21, 1862.

Wade, Lemuel R. - 1st Lieutenant - October 7, 1861. Elected Captain, August 21, 1862. Dropped from rolls for prolonged absence without leave November 3, 1862. Reenlisted as a Private. Died February 2, 1863.

McClure, Richard A. - 2nd Lieutenant - July 22, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Morrison, M.T.C. Jr. - 2nd Lieutenant - July 22, 1861. Resigned May 1, 1862.


Non-Commissioned Officers

Stancell, A. Hamilton (or Stancil) - 1st Sergeant - July 22, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant, May 1, 1862. Resigned at Richmond, Virginia, August 9, 1862. Died at Manassas, Virginia, in 1862.

Boling, H.C. - 2nd Sergeant - July 22, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant, August 9, 1862; 2nd Lieutenant, November 3, 1862; 1st Lieutenant, October 20, 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

White, James Franklin - 3rd. Sergeant - July 22, 1861. Discharged from Chimborazo Hospital #4, at Richmond, Virginia, August 7, 1862. Died August 1862.

Jones, H.C. - 4th Sergeant - July 22, 1861. Deserted November 30, 1863.

Warthen, George W. - Appointed 3rd Sergeant of Co. K, l5th Regiment, Georgia Inf. July 15, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant of Co. F, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. July 22, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant, April 21, 1862; Captain, November 3, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Price, Isaac - 1st. Corporal - July 22, 1861. Appointed 3rd Sergeant. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Smith, James W. - 2nd Corporal - July 22, 1861. Wounded at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Admitted to C.S.A. General Hospital at Farmville, Virginia, January 26, 1863, where left arm was amputated below elbow, January 1863. At home, wounded, close of war. (Born in Georigia, July 2, 1843. Died in Atlanta, Georgia, April 20, 1921.)

Wright, John H. - 3rd Corporal - July 22, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Died at Lines Farm Hospital, September 1862.

Freeman, William Theodore - 4th Corporal - July 22, 1861. Wounded through left arm and breast, at South Mountain, Maryland, September 12, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. Died from effects of wounds June 8, 1836.

Tuell, R.A. - Corporal - July 22, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant, December 8, 1862; 2nd Lieutenant, October 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.


Privates

Anderson, Isaac - Private - March 4, 1862. On rolls from August 31 to December 31, 1862, he was reported "Absent, sent off from Yorktown; not heard of since."

Anderson, John F. - Private - July 22, 1861. Appointed 2rd Sergeant. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Died in service. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery at Richmond, Virginia

Baber, James - Private - July 22, 1861. Discharged without pay, date not given.

Bearden, William J. - Private - July 22, 1861. Died at Richmond, Virginia, October 11, 1861.

Biddy, L.W. - Private - July 22, 1861. Killed at Battery Wagner, South Carolina, September 3, 1863.

Boling, Floyd T. - Private - July 22, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital, date not given.

Bone, C.M. - Private - in 1862. Wounded in eye, resulting in loss of sight, June 28, 1863.

Brown, William J. - Private - March 9, 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Bussell, Hans G. (or Russell) - See Private, Co. A.

Causey, C.L. - Private - in 1862. Captured April 1865.

Colbert, Alfred M. - Enlisted as a Private in Co. F, 20th Regiment, Georgia Inf. July 6, 1861. Transferred to Co. F, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1862 or 1863. Deserted in 1863. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tennessee, February 14, 1864.

Coleman, Jeremiah - Private - 1863. Captured at Dept. Hdqrs., Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, December 17, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. and furnished transportation to Indianapolis, Indiana, December 21, 1864.

Conn, Francis M. - Private - July 22, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant, discharged, disability, June 21, 1862.

Eaton, A.J. - Private - July 22, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Evans, G.S. - Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded in 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him on sick furlough. No later record.

Garrett, Asa C. - Private - February 27, 1863. Wounded in leg, necessitating amputation, at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865. Paroled at General Hospital, Thomasville, North Carolina, May 1, 1865. (Resident of Georgia since December 1, 1855.)

Gibson, William T. - Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. at Chattanooga, Tennessee, July 14, 1864.

Gilliland, S.J. - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. No later record.

Hall, P.M. - Private - March 4, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1862, shows him "Absent at home on furlough, time expired." Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 24, 1865.

Hawkins, G.W. - Private - July 22, 1861. Severely wounded at Boonesboro, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Died of wounds same day.

Hazelwood, W.H. - Private - March 9, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Hembree, James D. - Private - March 3, 1863. Pension records show he was captured near Raleigh, North Carolina, April 1865. Paroled April 21, 1865. (Born in Anderson County, South Carolina, March 22, 1827.)

Henderson, F.M. - Private - July 22, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Henderson, James Irving - Private - July 22, 1861. Died of disease at Richmond, Virginia, June 9, or 16, 1862.

Hogan, J.C. - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him on wounded furlough. No later record.

Holcombe, Asa - Private - March 9, 1863. Deserted in 1863. Reported "Published as a deserter-not wanted," on roll dated June 30, 1863.

Holcombe, J.J. - Private - July 22, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Reported "Absent on wounded furlough-time out," on roll dated December 31, 1863. No later record.

Hood, C.W. - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded through left hand, necessitating amputation of third finger, at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3, 1864. Admitted to 2nd Division Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, April 15, 1864. Wounded in right hip near Kinston, North Carolina, March 17, 1865. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Hood, Henry - Private - July 22, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him absent, in hospital. No later record. (Born in Habersham County, Georgia, January 5, 1834.)

Hood, Lazarus - Private - July 22, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital, date not given.

Ingram, H. - Private - July 22, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Kelly, Thomas - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded in 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

King, James W. - Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Received pay at Greensboro, North Carolina, October 17, 1864. No later record.

McAbee, Alfred A. (or Alfred E.) - Private - July 22, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Admitted to Macon, Georgia, hospital, March 18, 1864, and furloughed there for 60 days, date not given.

McCraw, G.P. (or P.N.B.) - Private - July 22, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him "Absent without leave one month and twenty three days." No later record.

McCraw, John A. - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded and captured at Chapin's Farm, Virginia, September 30, 1864. Left thigh amputated in U.S.A. General Hospital at Fortress Monroe, Virginia, October 1, 1864. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 8, 1865.

McCraw, W.D. - Private - July 22, 1861. Appears without remark as to presence or absence on roll dated August 31, 1861. Pension records show he was wounded and permanently disabled at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864; enlisted in Johnson's Regiment, Georgia Militia, and was paroled at Kingston, Georgia, May 12, 1865. (Born in Cherokee County, Georgia, January 19, 1843.)

Miller, J.T. - Private - July 22, 1861. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, October 4, 1864, and furloughed for 30 days October 17, 1864. No later record.

Miller, R.F. - Private - March 20, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Miller, S.G. - Private - July 22, 1861.

Miller, William - Private - July 22, 1861. Paid extra duty pay from February 27 to April 27, 1864. No later record.

Mills, T.G. - Private - July 22, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863; Virginia, May 31, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Nix, James E. - Private - July 22, 1861. In Richmond, Virginia, hospital December 31, 1862. Died of disease at home in Cherokee County, Georgia, May 13, 1863.

Pace, John N. - Private - July 22, 1861. Appointed Color Corporal. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Pace, J.L. - Private - February 20, 1863. Died at Charleston, South Carolina, September 13, 1863.

Padgett, C.S. - Private - July 22, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Penly, B.A. - Private - March 9, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him on sick furlough. No later record.

Pettet, James H. - Private - July 22, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital April 1862.

Popham, Elijah - Private - July 22, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #3, at Richmond, Virginia, November 27, 1861, and died there of disease of lungs, November 28, 1861.

Popham, Gideon - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded in 1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, wounded in left shoulder, May 23, 1864. Died May 26, 1864.

Popham, Reuben - Private - July 22, 1861. Appointed 3rd Sergeant. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Price, A.A. - Private - July 22, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant, September 12, 1861. Captured near Kinston, North Carolina, March 8, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 16, 1865.

Price, E.C. - Private - August 18, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Raines, W.C. - Private - July 22, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Ramsey, William R. - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded near Richmond, Virginia, June 1862. Died of wounds June 24, 1862.

Richards, Alexander W. - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Discharged, on account of chronic rheumatism, at Richmond, Virginia, August 23, 1862. (Born in Georgia December 27, 1844.)

Richards, James Masey - Private - Admitted to Moore Hospital, General Hospital #1, at Danville, Virginia, January 17, 1862, and transferred to General Hospital at Front Royal, Virginia, date not shown. No later record.

Richards, John Calhoun - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Clothing was issued to him June 30, 1864. Died at Ball Ground, Georgia, April 8, 1917.

Riggins, A.L. - Private - July 22, 1861. Sent to hospital May 22, 1862. Never heard from.

Sanders, A.J. - Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded in left elbow at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862; at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Sharp, William Monroe - Private - July 22, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant, October 20, 1862; 1st Lieutenant, November 3, 1862. Resigned October 20, 1863.

Simmons, James Monroe - Private - July 22, 1861. Killed at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862.

Simmons, W.H.H. - Private - July 22, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Deserted November 30, 1863.

Smith, J.L. - Private - August 15, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia in 1845. Died in Dawson County, Georgia.)

Smith, S.L. - Private - December 1, 1861. Reported "Absent on sick furlough, time out, can't be found," on roll dated December 31, 1863. No later record.

Smith, Thaddeus L. - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded in mouth at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. Appointed 2nd Sergeant in 1863. Wounded, left arm broken at Morris Island, South Carolina, September 6, 1863; in both hips at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865. (Born in Georgia, January 1, 1846. Died in Cherokee County, Georgia, July 9, 1914.)

Thackston, J.H. - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded in 1865. Died of wounds at Goldsboro, North Carolina, March 11, 1865.

Thackston, William B. - Private - July 22, 1861. Died in Chimborazo Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, June 27, 1862.

Thomason, G.L. - Private - July 22, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Williams, Richard - Private - March 5, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant, May 31, 1862. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Wilson, Elijah Newton - Private - Enlisted March 1, 1862 in Co. F, 28th Georgia Regiment for duration of the war. Wounded on July 1, 1862 in the Seven Days Battle at Malvern Hill, Virginia, with a gunshot wound to the face and esophagus. Admitted on July 3, 1862 to the Chimborazo Hospital No. 4 in Richmond, Virginia, and died from wounds on July 20, 1862. He is buried in the Confederate Section (Section C) of the Oakwood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. Great-Great Grandfather of Paul S. Wilson who provided this information.

Wilson, John C. - Private - July 22, 1861. Wounded and permanently disabled at Seven Pines, Virginia, May 31, 1862. On wounded furlough December 31, 1863. Discharged, disability. (Born in Anderson District, South Carolina in 1824.)

Wood, J.P. - Private - March 4, 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

Woodall, Russell Gardner - Private - July 22, 1861. Transferred to Co. E, 23rd Regiment, Georgia Inf. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Lumpkin County, Georgia, September 24, 1838.)

Wright, J.L. - Private - Wounded, right arm permanently disabled, at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. (Resident of Georgia since June 1,1850.)



Information compiled by Staff.

   


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