28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Roster - Company H



Washington County

"Ohopee Guards"

This company left Kinston, North Carolina, July 1863, for Richmond, Virginia. Left Richmond for Wilmington, North Carolina, July 10, 1863, thence to Charleston, South Carolina. Went to Fort Sumter, South Carolina, August 8, 1863, where it remained 10 days, then went to Battery Wagner, South Carolina, where it remained until September 6, 1863.


Commissioned Officers

Johnson, William L. - Captain - September 25, 1861. Resigned on account of rheumatism, August 9, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. B, 7th Battn., Georgia State Guards Cavalry, August 1863. Discharged. Enlisted as a Private in Co. F, 3rd Regiment, Georgia Militia in 1864. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, April 1865. (Died in Johnson County, Georgia, October 1898.)

Smith, Isaac L. - 1st Lieutenant - September 25, 1861. Resigned, on account of ill health, February 24, 1862. Resignation accepted June 3, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. B, 7th Battn., Georgia State Guards Cavalry, August 1863 . Roll for January 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Douglas, James Brown - 2nd Lieutenant - September 25, 1861. Died of typhoid pneumonia at Manassas, Virginia, December 10, 1861.

Hatcher, Eldridge - 2nd Lieutenant - September 25, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital June 10, 1862. Buried in the Hart Family Cemetery in Tennille, Georgia.


Non-Commissioned Officers

Smith, George W. - 1st Sergeant - September 25, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant, August 9, 1862. Pension records show he surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia.)

Guinn, Asa W., Sr. - 2nd Sergeant - September 25, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant, July 14, 1862; 2nd Lieutenant, October 5, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Parker, Evan - 3rd Sergeant - September 25, 1861. Appears last on roll dated August 31, 1862. No record of discharge or transfer found. Enlisted as a Private in Co. D, 59th Regiment, Georgia Inf., September 1, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant. Wounded in arm, necessitating amputation, at Wilderness, Virginia, May 6, 1864. (Born in Georgia, November 20,1836.)

Dailey, Robert T. (or Daily) - 4th Sergeant - September 25, 1861. Appointed 2nd Sergeant, October 1862. Discharged, disability, at Danville, Virginia, December 27, 1862.

Page, Joseph H. - 1st Corporal - September 25, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant, October 22, 1862. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, with fever, September 12, 1864. Furloughed for 30 days October 6, 1864. Pension records show he was at home on furlough close of war. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, March 1834.)

Smith, George T. - 2nd Corporal - September 25, 1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant, October 1862. Wounded in both legs at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Right leg amputated below knee in 1864. (Born in Georgia.)

Wood, James F. - 3rd Corporal - September 25, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Johnson, Sampson B. - 4th Corporal - September 25, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant, August 11, 1862. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.


Privates

Amerson, John L. - Private - September 25, 1861. Killed at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864.

Bearden, James M. - Private - 1864. Wounded in hand at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864.

Bearden, James M. - Private - 1864. Wounded in hand at Petersburg, Virginia, June 1864. Appears on Register of Receiving & Wayside Hospital (General Hospital #9), at Richmond, Virginia, with remarks, "Disposition, Jackson. Date June 5, 1864." No later record.

Bedford, Alexander (or Bodaford) - Private - September 25, 1861. Died in hospital May 10, 1862.

Bedford, Duncan D. (or Bodaford) - Private - September 25, 1861. Died in Manassas, Virginia, hospital January 23, 1862.

Bedgood, Eli - Enlisted as a Private in Co. F, l4th Regiment, Georgia Inf., July 11, 1861. Transferred to Co. H, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Discharged, furnished William Thomas Bedgood as substitute, May 2, 1863. Enlisted as a Private in Co. K, 5th Regiment, Georgia Reserve Inf. June 7, 1864. Appointed Sergeant in 1864. Roll for August 31, 1864, shows him present. No later record.

Bedgood, William Thomas - Private - May 2, 1863. Substitute for Eli Bedgood. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, May 2, 1845.)

Brantley, Benjamin - Private - Enlisted on September 25, 1861. Contracted dysentery while in service and died in a Richmond, Virginia hospital on August 28, 1862.

Brantley, Benjamin H. - Private - September 25, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant, December 19, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Died of wounds September or October 5, 1862. Buried in Confederate Cemetery at Hagerstown, Maryland.

Brantley, Benjamin T. - Enlisted as a Private in Co. D, 59th Regiment, Georgia Inf. May 8, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. December 25, 1862. Wounded in arm, necessitating amputation, at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865.

Brantley, George F. - Private - September 25, 1861. Died of disease at Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862.

Brantley, James S. (or James L.) - Enlisted as a Private in Co. D, 59th Regiment, Georgia Inf. May 8, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. September 1, 1863. Admitted to Hospital #4, at Wilmington, North Carolina, December 28, 1864. Returned to duty January 14, 1865. No later record.

Brantley, Jeptha - Private - September 25, 1861. Wounded in right thigh at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Pension records show he was at home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1838.)

Brantley, John - Private - September 25, 1861. Absent with leave December 31, 1863.

Brantley, John J. - Private - September 25, 1861. Died at home in Washington County, Georgia, June 17, 1862.

Brantley, Joseph Daniel - Private - September 25, 1861. Received pay February 29, 1864. No later record.

Brantley, Lewis L. - Private - September 25, 1861. Died September 8, 1862.

Brantley, Spencer - Private - September 25, 1861. Died in hospital July 28, or August 8, 1862.

Brantley, William T. - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Sergeant, October 1862. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. Born in Georgia in 1834.)

Burris, John - Private - September 25, 1861. Discharged, disability, at Macon, Georgia, March 4, 1864. In Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospitals there May 13, 1864.

Caneega, Henry H. (or Coneega) - Enlisted as a Private in Co. F, 48th Regiment, Georgia Inf. May 1, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. June 23, 1862. Received pay February 1864. No later record.

Caneega, John D. (or Coneega) - Enlisted as a Private in Co. F, 48th Regiment, Georgia Inf. March 4, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1862. Died of disease in 2nd Georgia Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, October 10, 1862. (Born in Johnson County, Georgia, in 1843 or 1844.)

Carter, John T. - Private - March 20, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Appointed sutler of the 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. on account of disability. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Chester, James - Private - September 25, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia in 1844.)

Crabb, Asbury T. - Private - March 20, 1862. Died of erysipelas, in General Hospital #2, at Lynchburg, Virginia, May or June 13, 1862. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery, No. 1, 2nd Line, Lot 172.

Dailey, Daniel (or Daily) - Private - September 25, 1861.

Deal, Furney - Private - September 25, 1861. Sent home on sick furlough October 15, 1862 and died there December 10, 1862.

Edge, Spencer D. - Private - May 9, 1862. Died September 20, 1862.

Forbs, Benjamin - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital March 12, 1862.

Fortson, F.A. - Private - April 1, 1864. Paid at Richmond, Virginia, August 25, 1864. Pension records show he was in Augusta, Georgia, hospital February 1865, and was at home, sick, close of war. (Born in Henry County, Georgia, January 23, 1846. Died at Confederate Soldiers' Home, Atlanta, Georgia, July 5, 1920. Buried at Royston, Georgia.)

Fountain, Uriah - Private - September 25, 1861. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864. Escaped.

Fountain, William A. - Private - September 25, 1861. Transferred to Co. D, 59th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1864. Deserted to enemy February 18, 1865. Appears on a register of Confederate deserters received at Washington, D.C., February 24, 1865. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Govt. and furnished transportation to Savannah, Georgia.

Goff, William - Private - September 25, 1861. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Guin, Berry - Private - September 25, 1861.

Guin, E.A. - Private - September 25, 1861.

Guin, Jilson B. - Private - September 25, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1866.

Guin, John A. - Private - September 25, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Harrell, George W. - Private - September 25, 1861. Transferred to Co. F, 48th Regiment, Georgia Inf. June 23, 1862; to Co. D, 59th Regiment, Georgia Inf., in exchange for George W. Toler, and appointed Corporal July 1863. Retransferred to Co. H, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Burke County, Georgia, in 1824.)

Hartley, Hardy H. - Private - September 25, 1861. Wounded in left arm at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865. Paroled at Charlotte, North Carolina, hospital May 1865.

Hartley, John H. - Private - September 25, 1861. Discharged on account of rheumatism, at Camp Pickens, Manassas, Virginia, November 22, 1861.

Hartley, J.H. - Private - in 1861. Discharged, on account of rupture, at Camp Pickens near Manassas, Virginia, December 12, 1861. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1839.)

Holton, William - Private - September 25, 1861.

Jenkins, David L. - Private - September 25, 1861. Died October 1, 1862.

Jenkins, John J. - Private - September 25, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Jenkins, Jonas - Private - September 25, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Johnson, Eldridge A. - Private - April 15, 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant, July 1862. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Johnson, Hansell - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Johnson, John A. - Private - May 9, 1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant, June 3, 1862; Captain, August 9, 1862. Reported "Present sick," on roll dated December 31, 1863. No later record.

Johnson, J. - Private - September 25, 1861. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, with hepatitis, September 3, 1864. Furloughed for 30 days from September 8, 1864. No later record.

Johnson, William R. - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Color Corporal, July 1862; Color Sergeant. Died November 5, 1863.

Joiner, James W.F. - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Wounded in left hip at Chapin's Farm, Virginia, October 1, 1864. Died of wounds in U.S.A. General Hospital at Fortress Monroe, Virginia, October 10, 1864.

Joiner, William - Private - September 25, 1861. Wounded in 1864. Died of wounds at Receiving & Wayside Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, October 8, 1864.

Kinnebrew, Aulston (or Alston) - Private - March 20, 1862. Died in hospital, June 28, 1862.

Logan, James - Private - September 25, 1861. Killed at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 27, 1862.

Logan, Philip D. - Private - March 20, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present, sick. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1835.)

Logan, Stephen Daniel - Private - March 20, 1862. Killed at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 27, 1862.

Logan, William P. - Private - September 25, 1861. Died October 17, 1862.

Martin, G.T. - Private - September 25, 1861. Died at Richmond, Virginia, November 3, 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Martin, L.Q.C. - Private - September 25, 1861. Died in Manassas, Virginia, hospital January 30, 1862. Buried at Front Royal, Virginia.

Massey, George F. - Enlisted as a Private in Captain Horatio N. Hollifield's Battery Georgia Light Artillery State Troops, February 22, 1862. Mustered out at Savannah, Georgia, May 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. H, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. May 9, 1862. Died July 19, 1862.

Massey, Jeptha R. (or Jeptha K.) - Private - May 9, 1862. Died, of chronic diarrhoea, in General Hospital at Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia, September 13, 1862.

McAbee, A.A. - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Wounded in right hip and permanently disabled at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864.

McAfee, Harvey G. - Private - September 25, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Died in service.

Morris, William - Private - September 25, 1861. Wounded in finger, necessitating amputation, at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Transferred to Co. D, 59th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1864. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he was paroled at Lynchburg, Virginia, April 1865. (Born in North Carolina in 1828.)

New, Stephen F. - Private - March 20, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Northington, Henry J. - Private - September 25, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Page, John Allen - Private - October 1861. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, June 9, 1864.

Page, Samuel D. - Private - September 25, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1843.)

Page, T.W. - Private - September 25, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Page, Urias F. - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Admitted to General Hospital #3, at Greensboro, North Carolina, March 1865. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Parker, James B. - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Corporal in 1862. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Rogers, A.L. - 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 Co. H, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. June 20, 1862. Detailed with Co. G, 2nd Regiment, Confederate Engineer Troops, C.S.A., August 21, 1864. Appointed Corporal in 1864. Roll for October 31, 1864, shows him present. No later record.

Salter, James L. - Enlisted as a Private in Co. B, 7th Battn., Georgia State Guards Cavalry August 4, 1863. Name canceled on roll. Enlisted as a Private in Co. H, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. September 1, 1863. Paroled at Way Hospital #2, at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 29, 1865.

Shealy, Wilson - Private - September 1, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Shirey, Isaiah Benjamin - Private - September 25, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #5, at Richmond, Virginia, March 8, 1862. Died of parotitis, in 2nd Georgia Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, July 26, 1862.

Shirey, John M. - Private - September 25, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Smith, Daniel J. - Private - September 25, 1861. Died prior to July 1, 1863.

Smith, Elijah - Private - March 20, 1862. Died at Richmond, Virginia, August 9, 1862.

Smith, Joseph M. - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Sergeant, July 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant, October 5, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Smith, Micajah Francis M. - Private - September 25, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #4, at Richmond, Virginia, June 29, 1862, and died there of typhoid fever July 14, 1862.

Tanner, Mitchell - Private - July 1, 1862. Died December 10, 1862.

Tucker, Henry H. - Private - September 25, 1861. Transferred to Co. D, 59th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1863. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him present. No later record. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, in 1840.)

Walker, Richard Moses - Private - September 25, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Wammack, Spencer B. - Private - September 25, 1861. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia.)

Williams, Richard R. - Private - March 20, 1862. Died May 4, 1862.

Wilson, Irwin - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Died in hospital, April 20, 1862.

Wilson, Martin - Private - September 25, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Died of wounds September 20, 1862.

Wood, James - Private - September 25, 1861. Killed at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865.

Wood, John A. - Private - September 25,1861. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Washington County, Georgia, February 2, 1839.)

Wood, Joseph M. - Private - September 25, 1861. Pension records show he surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Wood, Thomas J. - Private - September 25, 1861. Died at home in Washington County, Georgia, June 28, 1862.

Young, Andrew J. - Private - September 25, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Died of typhoid fever in Chimborazo Hospital #2, at Richmond, Virginia, April 3 or 12, 1862.

Young, James Jasper - Private - September 25, 1861. Wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 27, 1862. Pension records show he surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Georgia.)



Information compiled by Staff.

   


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