28th Georgia Volunteer Infantry

1861 - 1865



Roster - Company I



Jefferson County

"Jeff Greys" or "Jefferson Greys"


Commissioned Officers

Cain, James G. - Captain - September 10, 1861. Elected Major, November 13, 1861; Lieutenant Colonel, May 3, 1862. Wounded in left leg at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Resigned, disability, January 28, 1863. (Born January 20, 1825.)

Adkins, Isaac F. - 1st Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Elected Captain, November 13, 1861. Resigned, disability, April 14, 1862.

Stapleton, James - 2nd. Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant, November 13, 1861; Captain, April 19, 1862. Resigned January 28, 1863. Elected Captain of Stapleton's Company, l2th Regiment, Georgia State Guards Cavalry, August 1, 1863. Mustered out January 31, 1864. Commissioned Lieutenant Colonel of the l8th Military District Georgia Militia, April 9, 1864. Elected Colonel of the 2nd Regiment, Georgia State Troops (Stapleton's regiment), in 1864.

Pugesley, Augustus J. Jr. - 2nd Lieutenant - September 10, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant, November 13, 1861. Resigned July 5, 1862.


Non-Commissioned Officers

Douglas, William H. - 1st Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant, November 13, 1861; 1st Lieutenant, April 19, 1862. Wounded at Malvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. Elected Captain, January 28, 1863. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Cain, George L. - 2nd Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant, November 13, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant, July 12, 1862; 1st Lieutenant, January 28, 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Lockhart, Arnos James - 3rd. Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Wounded November 1861. Discharged on account of lung disease, November 20, 1861. Enlisted as a Private in Co. F, 8th. Regiment, Georgia Cavalry in 1864. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 18, 1865. (Born in Georgia, March 14, 1840.)

Wren, J.J. - 4th Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Died at Yorktown, Virginia, April 17, 1862.

Stephens, M.B. - 5th Sergeant - September 10, 1861. Appointed 3rd Sergeant November 20, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital October 1 or December 1862. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

McKigney, Julius F. - 1st Corporal - September 10, 1861. Died in Banner Hospital at Richmond, Virginia, in 1861.

Harvey, W.R. - 2nd Corporal - September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal in 1861; 2nd Sergeant, July 12, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Walden, E.M. - 3rd. Corporal - September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant, July 12, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant, February 11, 1863. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Williams, John L. - 4th Corporal - September 10, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, in 1847.)


Privates

Adkins, Aaron Jefferson
- Enlisted as a Private in Co. C, 20th Regiment, Georgia Inf. June 14, 1861. Transferred to Co. I, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. January 3, 1862. Appointed Corporal January 1863. Captured at Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1865. Paroled April 28, 1865. (Born in Warren County, Georgia, November 7, 1842.)

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

Aldred, David - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, furnished E. Eubanks as substitute, September 1861.

Aldred, J.M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease at Manassas Junction, Virginia, in 1861.

Aldred, William W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appears on receipt roll for clothing issued to him September 18, 1864. No later record.

Aldred, W.J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Pension records show he was furloughed home ten days before close of war. (Born in Warren County, Georgia, in 1841.)

Anderson, Daniel - Enlisted as a Private in Co. H, 62d Regiment, Georgia Inf. August 1, 1862. Transferred to Co. F, 8th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry July 11, 1864; to Co. I, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. October 1, 1864. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, February 28, 1836.)

Beall, William H. - Private - February 1, 1864. Pension records show he was in Greensboro, North Carolina, hospital April 26, 1865. Surrendered at Augusta, Georgia, May 18, 1865. (Born in Georgia September 1842.)

Blankenship, W.R. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease July 23, 1862.

Brassell, J.H. (or Brassel) - Private - September 10, 1861. Died at Richmond, Virginia, July 21, 1862.

Brickle, David H. (or Brickel) - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in camp near Richmond, Virginia, July 28, 1862.

Clarke, James - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 5th Corporal; Color Corporal, July 20, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

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

Coleman, W.N. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of pneumonia at Camp Pickens, near Manassas Junction, Virginia, January 17, 1862.

Copelan, J.M. (or Copling) - Private - August 4, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Covington, Francis C. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, July 22, 1862.

Covington, Virgil C. - Private - September 10, 1861. Detailed in Pioneer Corps in 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, December 1832. Died in Georgia in 1912.)

Denton, David - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant, July 12, 1862. Resigned on account of wounds, February 11, 1863.

Dye, Robert S. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 3rd Corporal, July 12, 1862. Died of disease at Winchester, Virginia, October 22, 1862.

Eubanks, E. - Private - September 1861. Substitute for David Aldred.

Fountain, Allen - Private - in 1861. Wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Wounded at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864. Died from wounds in 1864.

Gorman, Mark - Private - August 10, 1862. Substitute for J.R. Lyon. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 20, 1865.

Guy, Israel A. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, November 25, 1861.

Haddon, Edmond - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease in 1862.

Haddon, G.W. - Private - March 3, 1862. Wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Killed at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863.

Haddon, James C. - Private - September 10, 1861.

Haddon, John W. - Private - March 3, 1862. Died of disease near Richmond, Virginia, in 1862.

Haddon, N.J. - Private - March 3, 1862. Killed at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3, 1864.

Haddon, Samuel - Private - March 3, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Killed at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864.

Haddon, William Jasper - Private - March 3, 1862. Killed at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, November 1863.

Haddon, W.P. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died in Richmond, Virginia, hospital August 1862.

Hall, B. - Private.

Hannah, William - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged on account of lung disease, November 26, 1861.

Harvey, Hiram Ichabod - Private - September 10, 1861. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Henderson, E.E. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured at Athens, Georgia, May 8, 1865.

Henderson, Lysias - Private - September 10, 1861. Paroled at Augusta, Georgia, May 18, 1865.

Hobbs, William D. - Private - March 3, 1862. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Warren County, Georgia, May 1836.)

Holmes, Henry H. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Howell, Joseph - Private - March 4, 1862. Absent, sick, December 31, 1862. No later record.

Irby, J.A. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia, November 10, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Irby, W.R. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed Corporal, January 1863. Pension records show he surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, in 1836 or 1833.)

Kinnebrew, C.J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease at Manassas Junction, Virginia, in 1861.

LaFevre, James W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Paroled at Fort McHenry, Maryland, and exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia, November 10, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

LaFevre, John T. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862. Captured near Kinston, North Carolina, March 10, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 29, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, September 15, 1840. Died in Georgia in 1921.)

Lazenby, Frank - Private - May 1864. Killed at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3, 1864.

Liffany - See Tiffany.

Loyd, H.J. - Private - September 28, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Lyon, J.R. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, furnishing Mark Gorman as substitute, August 10, 1862.

Lyon, J.W. (or Lyons) - Private - September 10, 1861. Transferred to Co. F, 27th Regiment, Georgia Inf. in 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #2, at Richmond, Virginia, March 31, 1862. Transferred to Lynchburg, Virginia, May 9, 1862. No later record.

Martin, Allen - Private - September 28, 1863. Roll for October 31, 1863, shows him present. No later record.

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

McCrackin, J.R. - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Fort Harrison, Virginia, September 29, 1864.

McKigney, James W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease in Richmond, Virginia, hospital in 1861.

Minton, Joshua - Private - August 28, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1863, shows him present. No later record.

Mulling, Thomas E. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease at Manassas Junction, Virginia, in 1861.

Peebles, James M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in jaw and permanently disabled at Melvern Hill, Virginia, July 1, 1862. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, October 3, 1843. Died at Swainsboro, Georgia, November 25, 1921.)

Peeler, James M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of disease in Richmond, Virginia, hospital prior to February 6, 1863.

Peoples, Ebenezer B. - Enlisted as a Private in Co D, 27th Battn., Georgia Inf. January 7, 1864. Transferred to Co. I, 28th Regiment, Georgia Inf. March 1864. Appears last on receipt roll for clothing issued September 18, 1864. Killed at Fort Harrison, Virginia, September 29, 1864.

Perdue, R.N. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed Corporal, January 1863. Killed at Fort Harrison, Virginia, September 29, 1864.

Perdue, William - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Petersburg, Virginia, May 1864.

Perkins, Richard P. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant of Litter Corps; 3rd Sergeant, January 1863. Paroled, Augusta, Georgia, May 19, 1865.

Phillips, S. Green - Private - Admitted to C.S.A. General Hospital #4, at Wilmington, North Carolina, with pneumonia, February 15, 1865; to Pettigrew General Hospital #13, at Raleigh, North Carolina, March 15, 1865. Captured there April 13, 1865. (Born in Georgia.)

Pope, B.B. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in left hand at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3, 1864. Admitted to C.S.A. General Hospital at Danville, Virginia, where finger was amputated, June 4, 1864. Furloughed June 7, 1864. No later record.

Pugesley, William Hamilton - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed Assistant Surgeon, June 3, 1862. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Purvis, L.M. (or Pervis) - Private - September 10, 1861. Admitted to C.S.A. General Hospital #11, at Charlotte, North Carolina, with chronic diarrhoea, January 15, 1865, and sent to another hospital February 23, 1865. No later record.

Roberson, Dempsey D. (or Robinson) - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of pneumonia, February 22, 1862.

Roberson, William (or Robinson) - Private - September 3, 1862. Absent without leave June 1863. Pension records show he was discharged, disability, in 1863, and enlisted in Georgia Militia, and served two months when he was discharged, disability. (Born in Warren County, Georgia, in 1810.)

Roberson, W.F. (or Robinson) - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Shepherd, Elijah - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862. Died of wounds at Richmond, Virginia, July 31, 1862.

Shepherd, Green - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, July 1864. Admitted to General Hospital there July 6, 1864, and furloughed for 60 days August 3, 1864. Died of wounds August 1864.

Shepherd, J.F. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died of pneumonia at Manassas Junction, Virginia, February 25, 1862.

Smith, Archibald F. - Private - April 22, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant January 28, 1863. Captured at Salisburg, North Carolina, April 12, 1865. Released at Camp Chase, Ohio, June 14, 1865.

Span, J.C. - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll of December 31, 1862, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Stapleton, G.L. - Private - August 25, 1862. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #2, at Richmond, Virginia, January 29, 1863. Furloughed April 6, 1863. No later record.

Stapleton, Thomas A. - Private - September 25, 1862. Killed at Fort Harrison, Virginia, September 29, 1864.

Stapleton, William W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured near Kinston, North Carolina, March 10, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 19, 1865.

Taff, G.W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Died at Richmond, Virginia, March 1863. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Thigpen, A.J. - Private - March 3, 1862. Pension records show he was wounded in hand at Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864, and was at home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born in Georgia. Died in Georgia in 1929.)

Thompkins, S.A.R. (or Tompkins) - Private - March 27, 1862. Substitute for K.J.N. Walden. Sick in hospital October 2, 1862. No later record.

Thompson, George W. - Private - September 10, 1861.

Thompson, J.G. - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Paroled, Augusta, Georgia, May 19, 1865.

Thompson, Sidney Augustus Hillman - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Roll for December 1863, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, May 3, 1844.)

Thompson, W.R. - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for August 31, 1862, shows him present. Discharged, furnished substitute.

Tiffany, A.J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 2nd Corporal in 1861; 5th Sergeant, January 1863. Wounded at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865. Died of wounds.

Tiffany, A.S. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal, July 12, 1862; 4th Sergeant, January 1863; Regimental Ensign. Killed at Ocean Pond, Florida, February 20, 1864.

Virginiase, James M. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 1st Regiment, Troops and Defenses, Macon, Georgia, in 1864. Absent with Provost Guard at Atlanta, Georgia, December 31, 1864. No later record. (Born in Georgia. Died in Georgia in 1927.)

Virginiase, William A. - Private - September 10, 1861. Wounded in left leg, resulting in amputation below knee, at Petersburg, Virginia, August 30, 1864. (Born in Georgia. Died in Georgia in 1915.)

Virginiase, W.D. - Private - March 3, 1862. Killed at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862.

Walden, K.J.N. - Private - September 10, 1861. Discharged, furnished S.A.R. Thompkins as substitute, March 27, 1862.

Walden, R.J.N. - Private - September 10, 1861. Missing at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. "Supposed to be a prisoner." No later record.

Whiteley, J.W.P. - Private - September 10, 1861. Captured at Jerusalem Plank Road, Virginia, November 29, 1864. Received at Point Lookout, Maryland, December 5, 1864. Transferred to Aiken's Landing, Virginia, for exchange, February 10, 1865. Received at Cox's Landing, James River, Virginia, February 14-15, 1865. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

Wilkinson, Jesse - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, October 22,1828.)

Williams, James L. - Private - March 3, 1862. Appointed Corporal, January 1863. Pension records show he was wounded at Bentonville, North Carolina, March 19, 1865, and surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia in 1837.)

Williams, John Frank - Private - March 3, 1862. Captured near Kinston, North Carolina, March 8, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 22, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia in 1831.)

Williams, R.E. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appears on receipt roll for clothing issued June 30, 1864. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia in 1839.)

Williams, R.W. - Private - September 10, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia in 1828.)

Williams, Simeon A. - Private - March 3, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Pension records show he was in Greensboro, North Carolina, hospital close of war. (Born in Jefferson County, Georgia, October 1837.)

Williams, W.G. - Private - September 10, 1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant; 1st Sergeant January 1863. Transferred to Co. F, 8t. Regiment, Georgia Cavalry September 29, 1864. Appears without remark on roll dated October 16, 1864. No later record.

Willoughby, John - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3, 1864.

Willoughby, M.A.J. - Private - September 10, 1861. Killed at Crampton's Gap, Maryland, September 14, 1862.

Wood, Richard A. - Private - March 3, 1862. Wounded and captured at Kinston, North Carolina, March 8, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 22, 1865.



Information compiled by Staff.

   


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