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Sansom, James T., b. c. 1831 in GA; from Clarke Co.; bro. to J. Sansom; merchant; enl. April 24, 1861; pvt.; sect.of company Aug. 16, 1861 at Huntersville, VA; sick at Warm Springs Hosp. Oct. 1, 1861; slightly wounded July 1, 1862 at Malvern Hill; disch. July 18, 1862; in Capt. Moore’s Btty. of Athens, GA July 15, 1864; pvt.; merchant in Athens for an extended period; member of the Town Council and Judge of the Inferior Court; d. June 26, 1868 of pleuro-pneumonia; buried in Oconee Hill Cem. next to his father, Thomas Sansom. (14; 28; 56; 179; 225)

Sansom, John, b. Feb. 6, 1833 in Clarke Co.; farmer; bro. to J.T. Sansom; enl. April 27, 1861; pvt.; furl. Jan. 1862; slightly wounded June 30, 1862 at Fair Oaks near Richmond, VA; furnished substitute; Justice of Peace in Clarke Co. in 1864; d. March 15, 1891; buried in Oconee Hill Cem., Athens, GA. (14; 31; 34; 225; 261)

Saye, Richard Wilson, b. Oct. 15, 1824 in Hall Co., GA; house carpenter; enl. March 1, 1862; pvt.; slight wound Sept. 17, 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD; hero at the Battle of Fredericksburg, May 3, 1863; furl. Feb. 1864; surrendered April 1865 at Salem Ch. near Lynchburg, VA; m. Sarah C. ___ Oct. 17, 1867; lived in Atlanta in 1890; d. Oct. 14, 1903 in Atlanta, GA; buried in Oconee Hill Cem., Athens, GA. (10; 14; 16; 26 [13/596]; 31; 34; 56; 109) See: The Saye Family, by E.H. Saye

Schevenell, Joseph Henry, b. c. 1846 in GA; from Clarke Co., GA; blacksmith; enl. July 8, 1861 in Co. G, 25th NC Troops; 3rd Corp.; disch. at the rank of Corp. May 1, 1862 at 17 for being under age; enl. Feb. 10, 1863 in the Troup Artillery; pvt.; drew clothing Dec. 31, 1864. (1; 14; 118) (also a Leonard Schevenell from Clarke Co. served entire war & paroled at Appomattox)

Shaw, Henry C., b. June 25, 1844 in Clarke Co., GA; enl. in Co. D, 4th Regt. GA Vol. Inf.; pvt.; enl. in the Troup Artillery Aug. 19, 1862; pvt.; served bal. of war; lived at Mableton, Cobb Co., GA in 1890; farmer; d. Jan. 14, 1926 at his home in Mableton; buried in Milford Cem., Cobb Co. (14; 16; 20; 34; 37, 272/17; 38) (CK to see if Bro of Thomas)

Shaw, Thomas H., b. May 6, 1838; enl. April 24, 1861; pvt.; slight wound to hand at Spotsylvania CH May 8-12, 1864; deserted Sept. 7, 1864; (See John F. Murray) lived in OH until about 1877 when he returned to GA; d. Oct. 9, 1890; buried in Milford Cem., Cobb Co., GA. (14; 26 [2/395]; 34; 64; 271) ck 1880 census for occupation, ED 30, sheet 8, line 13 (CK to see if Bro. Of Henry)

Shirley, Benjamin H., b. c. 1815, from Hart Co.; farmer; enl. May 1, 1864 in Co. E, 4th Regt. GA Reserves; pvt.; transf. Oct. 1, 1864 to Co. K, 4th Regt. GA Reserves; 3rd Corp.; shown in Cabell’s Arty. Bttn. at end of war; captured April 5, 1865 at Amelia CH, VA; transf. to Point Lookout, MD; released at Point Lookout June 20, 1865.

Shirley (Shurley), Clark Alexander, b. Aug. 31, 1834; bro. to H.L. Shirley; enl. July 17, 1861; pvt.; drew clothing Dec. 31, 1864; moved to Macon GA from Athens in 1890; moved to Montgomery, AL in 1900; d. Sept. 2, 1900; buried in Oakwood Cem., Montgomery, AL. (14; 16; 34; 240)

Shirley (Shurley), Henry Lord, b. c. 1840; bro. to C.A. Shirley; enl. July 17, 1861; pvt.; furl. March 7-28, 1863; wounded in the foot May 3, 1863 at Fredericksburg; deserted to the enemy at Bermuda Hundred and was transf. to Harrisburg, PA April 6, 1865; m. Jane Hinton in 1866 in Clarke Co., GA; lived in Chattanooga, TN in 1890; lived at New Decatur, Morgan Co., AL in 1914; accepted for admission to the Old Soldier’s Home, Mtn. Creek, Chilton Co., AL in 1914; d. June 8, 1918 at the Old Soldier’s Home; buried in the Confederate Park Cem., #1 at the Old Soldier’s Home. (14; 16; 34; 96; 203; 209; 210; 248; 252)

Shockley, James G. (J.), enl. Nov. 17, 1862; pvt.; taught school for the men of the Troup Artillery in Camp Callaway; drew clothing Dec. 31, 1864; d. prior to 1890. (14; 16; 34; 122)

Sikes (Sykes), James M., b. 1840 in GA; bro. to R.J. Sikes; enl. May 12, 1862; pvt.; d. Feb. 16, 1863 of pneumonia in Camp Helen, Caroline Co., VA; buried near the camp. (14; 34; 56; 274)

Sikes (Sykes), Richard Joseph, b. Jan. 1833 in GA; bro. to J.M. Sikes; m. Amanda Adams Dec. 18, 1853 in Jackson Co., GA; enl. May 12, 1862; pvt.; d. July 25, 1862 in Richmond, VA; buried in Hollywood Cem., Richmond, VA. (14; 30; 34; 36; 66; 274)

Sims, George Washington, b. Sept. 10, 1842 in GA; from Clarke Co., GA; enl. July 17, 1861; pvt.; sick at Warm Springs Oct. 1, 1861; sick with measles in Staunton, VA Hosp. on Dec. 31, 1861; by S.O. No. 27 dated Feb. 3, 1862 disch. from service; enl. June 6, 1862 in Co. K, 2nd Regt. GA St. Line (Capt. Seaborn J. Saffold’s Co.); m. Sarah Jane Cook Sept. 16, 1862; wounded Aug. 31, 1864; lived in McNutt, Oconee Co. in 1892; d. July 14, 1922; buried in Bethabara Ch. Cem., Hwy. 78, Oconee Co., GA. (14; 51; 130; 133; 202; 241)

Smith, George, a barber from Athens, GA; Feb. 1862 hired by Capt. Stanley to play the bugle.

Sorrel, Alexander Claxton, b. Aug. 17, 1841 in Savannah, GA; bro. to Gen. Gilbert M. Sorrel; clerk; enl. in Lt. Waring’s Co. A, GA Hussars June 1, 1861; pvt.; disch. by order of Gen. Lawton June 29, 1861.; enl. July 13, 1861 in the Troup Artillery; pvt.; sick furl. Oct. 1, 1861; by S.O. No. 186, Oct. 22, 1861, A. & I.G. Off. furl. until Nov. 18, 1861 for benefit of his health; appt’d. Corp.; appt’d. 1st Lt. & ADC April 2, 1862 to take rank March 18, 1862 to report to Gen. William W. Mackall; appt’d. 2nd Lt. in Co. I, 1st GA Regulars June 24, 1862; appt’d. to the staff of Gen. Mackall as Capt. & A.A.G. Oct. 3, 1863, but apparently declined or was not confirmed; May 9, 1864 he resigned as 2nd Lt. of the 1st GA Regulars; ordered by Gen. Hood to report to A. & I.G. Off. at Richmond on Aug. 11, 1864; transf. as Capt. and A. A. G. to Gen. John Bratton’s SC Brig. Sept. 7, 1864; badly injured by the fall of his horse Oct. 7, 1864 near New Market Rd. below Richmond; surrendered at Appomattox CH, VA April 9, 1865; m. Matilda Brint Hunton of VA in 1867; moved to Griffin, GA. in 1872 where he served as clerk of commissioners of Spalding Co. for eight years, also officer and member of the First Presbyterian Ch.; d. Jan. 10, 1908 in Griffin, GA; buried in the family vault, Laurel Grove Cem., Savannah, GA. (14; 34; 64; 75; 76; 87; 89; 94; 157; 188; 202)

Stafford, Malcom, enl. March 1, 1862; pvt.; adm. to Howard’s Grove Hosp. Aug. 21, 1862 with debilititas; ret. to duty Sept. 4, 1862; detailed as mail carrier for Cabell’s Arty. Bttn. Feb. 1864; paroled at Newton, N. C. by the 10th Mich. Cav. about April 19, 1865; d. prior to 1890. (14; 16; 34)(Married Epsey Herron Jan. 31, 1853 in Clarke Co. [66])

Marcellus Stanley Stanley, Marcellus, b. Jan. 3, 1823 at Salem, Oconee Co., GA; grad. of Randolph-Macon Col.; tutor at the Univ. of GA; m. Julia A.T. Pope of Athens Nov. 8, 1854; prof. at Centenary Col., Summerville, AL; served as sect. to Hon. Henry W. Hilliard, while minister to a European Court; elected Capt. early Feb. 1861; sick furl. Oct. 8, 1861; ret. to command Dec. 18, 1861; adm. to Moore Hosp.; at Gen. Hosp. #1, Danville, VA Dec. 29, 1861 and sent to Culpeper CH, VA; declined re-election as Capt. at reorganization April 29th, 1862 due to ill health; sick with typhoid fever at a private house near Gen. Mil. Hosp. #4, Wilmington, NC July 12, 1862; appt’d. Act. Chief of Arty. under Gen. LaFayette McLaws, from Nov. 27-Dec. 30, 1862; Jan. 2, 1863 appt’d. Maj. of Arty. in the Dept. of Mid. FL under Maj. Gen. Howell Cobb; Aug. 7, 1863 Maj. & Chief of Arty. to Gen. Finegan, comd’g. Dist. of Mid. FL; Oct. 6, 1863, Maj. & Chief of Arty. to Gen. Gardner, comd’g. Dist. of Mid. FL; Feb. 7, 1864 granted 20 days leave of absence by order of Gen. Beauregard; president of the University Bank, and director of the Southern Mutual after the war; d. May 26, 1890 in Athens; buried in Oconee Hill Cem., Athens, GA. (14; 16; 31; 66; 169; 172; 188)

Stapler, William Hale, b. c. 1825 in GA; from Jackson Co.; merchant; m. Teresa Elizabeth Pittman Dec. 3, 1860; enl. Dec. 12, 1862; pvt.; appt’d. Comm. Sgt.; furl. Jan. 1-Feb. 24, 1864; adm. to Jackson Hosp. Richmond, VA June 15, 1864 with acute diarrhea; ret. to duty June 23, 1864; adm. to Jackson Hosp. with acute diarrhea June 30, 1864; d. July 8, 1864 at Jackson Hosp of typhoid fever; buried in Hollywood Cem., Richmond, VA. (14; 34; 36; 56; 129; )

Stephenson, (Stevenson) John W. H., enl. March 18, 1862; pvt.; adm. to Gen. Hosp. Charlottsville, VA May 31, 1863; ret. to duty June 9, 1863; adm. to Jackson Hosp. June 15, 1864 with rubeola; d. June 19, 1864 at Jackson Hosp. # 2, Richmond, VA. (10; 14; 34) (CK GA Hist. Qty. March 1936, p. 59)

Stovall, Francis Marion, b. c. 1841 in GA; bro. to Gen. Marcellus A. Stovall of Augusta; Univ. of GA class of 1861 matriculate; enl. May 18, 1861 in Co. A, 8th Regt. GA Vol. Inf.; pvt.; fought at 1st Manassas; transf. to Co. A, Cobb’s Legion, Cav. Bttn. Aug. 15, 1861; captured Aug. 5, 1862 at Malvern Hill and sent to Ft. Monroe, VA; exch. Aug. 26, 1862; transf. to the Troup Artillery Nov. 13, 1862; wounded Dec. 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg; wounded in the foot and arm at Fredericksburg May 3, 1863; wounded furl. through Sept. 1, 1863; detailed to the QM Dept. in Augusta, GA Jan. 24, 1864; m. Jessie Craig Jan. 5, 1871 in Augusta, GA; Vice President Planters Loan and Savings Bank; bookkeeper and coal dealer; sect. of the Confederate Survivors Assn. in Augusta; d. Dec. 17, 1905 in Augusta, GA; buried in Magnolia Cem., Augusta, GA. His final request was that he be buried in his old service overcoat which he wore when wounded in VA. (14; 25; 34; 56; 63; 115; 131; 168; 169)

Strickland, Edward B., b. c. 1847 in GA; bro. to J.C. Strickland; lived in Jackson Co. in 1860; enl. Feb. 1, 1864; pvt.; drew clothing Dec. 31, 1864; d. prior to 1890. (14; 16; 34; 101;) (Enlisted by Capt. Joseph Blackshear - possibly Ga. State Troops)

Strickland, Josiah C., b. c. 1841 in GA; bro. to E.B. Strickland; lived in Jackson Co. in 1860; enl. April 24, 1861; pvt.; appt’d. Corp; appt’d. 3rd Sgt. June 20, 1862; drew clothing Dec. 31, 1864. (14; 34; 101)

Strickland, Rufus A., enl. Dec. 12, 1862; pvt.; furl. Feb. 1864; adm. to Hosp. #9 March 14, 1864; drew clothing Dec. 31, 1864; d. prior to 1890 in AR. (14; 16; 34)

Strickland, William Anderson, b. March 21, 1845 in Madison Co.; enl. Feb. 3, 1864; pvt.; adm. to Jackson Hosp. June 15, 1864 with Rubeola; ret. to duty June 23, 1864; served bal. of war; surrendered & paroled at Augusta, GA May 20, 1865; 1st m. Martha Pittman; 2nd m. Mary Ann Sanders Jan. 15, 1880 in Madison Co; farmer; lived in Athens, GA in 1890; d. Feb. 4, 1910; buried in the Hale-Couch Cem., Martha Circle, Clarke Co, GA. (10; 14; 16; 30; 34; 66; 244)

Swain, John K., no enl. date; pvt.; appt’d. Sgt.; surrendered & paroled at Augusta, GA May 22, 1865. (14) (CK Richmond Co. 1900 census)

Swan, Baptist Hill, b. c. 1838; elected 5th Sgt. Jan. 2, 1861; enl. April 24, 1861; adm. to Chimborazo Hosp. #3 May 4, 1862; transf. to Lynchburg Hosp. June 1, 1862; reduced to Corp. Nov. 15, 1862; slight wounds to breast and face July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg, PA; served entire war; paroled by Lt. Col. Barker of the 36th MA at Farmville, VA between April 11th and 21st, 1865; lived in Clarke Co., GA in 1890-1895. (10; 14; 16; 34; 66; 172)

Swann, Seaborn H., b. c. 1844 in Clarke (Jackson) Co., GA; bro.-in-law to M.H. Cheatham; m. Rebecca D. ___; enl. Nov. 16, 1862; pvt.; sick at Winder Hosp. Aug. 31, 1863; furl. Feb. 1864; served bal. of war; paroled at Newton, N. C. by the 10th Mich. Cav. about April 19, 1865; lived in Clarke Co., GA in 1890; buried in Sandy Creek Presbyterian Ch. Cem., Jackson Co., GA. (14; 16; 34; 56; 92; 260)

Taylor, Benjamin Pope, b. April 27, 1840; enl. April 24, 1861; pvt.; sick furl. July 7-Nov. 7, 1862; drew clothing Dec. 31, 1864; lived in the West in 1890; formerly of Maxeys, GA; d. Dec. 1, 1923; buried in Mars Hill Cem., 3 1/2 miles SW of Acworth, Cobb Co., GA. (14; 16; 26; 34; 172) (Check CSR of 9th Regt. Ky. Cav.; died 12/7/1923 in Acworth, Cobb Co.) ck 1910, & 1920 census

Thomas, Edward C., b. c. 1845; bro. to J.D. & R.S. Thomas; enl. April 25, 1861 in Co. K, 3rd Regt. GA Vol. Inf.; pvt.; disch. as under age; enl. in the Troup Artillery Nov. 16, 1862; pvt.; det. as courier Feb. 1864; wounded in the eye by an artillery shell May 31, 1864 at Totopotomi Creek (Cold Harbor); furl. June 5, 1864 for 30 days; adm. to Gen. Hosp. #9 June 20, 1864; transf. to Petersburg June 22, 1864; adm. to Jackson Hosp. June 22, 1864; det. to Lynchburg, VA Nov. 27, 1864; served entire war; d. prior to 1890; buried in Watkinsville City Cem., Oconee Co., GA next to Edgar Richardson. (10; 14; 16; 34; 51; 56; 246; 252) (Contact Sidney Thomas at Ga. St. Univ. Lib., poss. in acquisitions - lives in Buckhead)

Thomas, James Dudley, b. Jan. 4, 1843 in GA; bro. to E.C. & R.S. Thomas; Univ. of GA Class of 1863 matriculate; enl. April 10, 1861 in Co. K, 3rd Regt. GA Vol. Inf.; pvt.; bugler; transf. Oct. 20, 1862 to the Troup Artillery; pvt.; bugler; prom. to Corp.; served bal. of war. His body was never touched by shot or shell, but his gun, haversack, belt, hat and clothing were struck many times; m. Mary Malinda Fort ; dental surgeon in Rome, GA in 1890; d. March 19, 1920; buried in Myrtle Hill Cem., Rome, GA. (7; 14; 16; 34; 39; 56; 169; 246)

Thomas, Robert, b. Jan. 28, 1828 in GA; enl. May 1, 1861; pvt.; d. Aug. 2, 1883; buried in Oconee Hill Cem., Athens, GA. (31; 56; 172)

Thomas, Robert Stevens, b. c. 1840 in GA; bro. to E.C. & J.D. Thomas; 1860 grad. of the Univ. of GA; enl. April 24, 1861; pvt.; slightly wounded Sept. 14, 1862 at Crampton’s Gap; sent home on furl. and det. to the Conscript Dept. Athens, GA; enlisting officer in Jackson Co. for the rest of the war; schoolteacher in TX in 1890; d. in 1893. (14; 16; 34; 56; 161; 169)

Thompson, James Wells, b. 1837 in GA; family lived in Bay City, TX, previously lived in AL; 1859 grad. of the Univ. of NC; honor grad. of the Lumpkin Law School at the Univ. of GA in 1861; enl. July 11, 1861; pvt.; by S.O. No. 168, Oct. 1, 1861, transf. to Co. H, 1st Regt. AL Inf.; mustered out Jan. 16, 1862; re-enl. in the Troup Artillery March 1864; served bal. of war; m. Nettie I. Marable Oct. 20, 1874 in Oglethorpe Co; lived in Oglethorpe Co. in 1890; rec’d. pension in Oglethorpe Co. in 1919; d. Nov. 18, 1919 in Walton Co., GA. (CK to see if buried in AL or TX) (10; 14; 16; 34; 177; 183; 202; 236; 258)

Thurmond, Harrison, b. c. 1836; lived in Jackson Co.; m. Margarett M. Delay Feb. 20, 1859 in Jackson Co.; enl. April 24, 1861; pvt.; prom. to Corp.; d. Sept. 3, 1861 of typhoid fever at Big Spring, VA; buried on Valley Mountain near the camp. (14; 133; 134; 141; 172)

Thurmond, Raymond R., enl. Feb. 14, 1864; pvt.; served bal. of war; d. prior to 1890. (16; 34)

Tuck, Robert J., b. Feb. 27, 1831in Halifax Co., VA; m. Sarah Jane Dillard Dec. 5, 1861, sister of T.E. Dillard; enl. May 12, 1862; pvt.; d. Nov. 1, 1862 of typhoid fever at Leesburg, VA. (14; 34; 159; 211) (Check Claude Tuck who lives in Winder)

Turbyfill, Malcomb M., b. c. 1838 in VA; enl. March 1, 1862; pvt.; adm. to Howard Grove Hosp. Aug. 21, 1862 with Febrois Rem.; ret. to duty Oct. 21, 1862; paroled May 27, 1865 at Salisbury, NC; d. Feb. 13, 1893; buried in Oakwood Cem. Montgomery, AL. (10; 14; 34; 240)

Turner, John E., b. Nov. 26, 1843 in Winchester, TN; m. Elizabeth ___ in 1862; enl. May 12, 1862; pvt.; adm. to Winder Hosp. Oct. 3, 1862; ret. to duty Oct. 4, 1862; furl. Feb. 1864; drew clothing Dec. 31, 1864; lived in Jackson Co., GA. in 1890; lived in DeKalb Co., AL in 1899; d. Sept. 21, 1918; buried in the Mt. Moriah Cem. in DeKalb Co., AL. (14; 16; 34; 56; 203; 207; 208)

 

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