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42nd Georgia Infantry CSA

Name: Absalom Franklin SmithRank: Private Company:
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Name: Zariak J. WilkersonRank: Unknown Company:
Listed on Confederate Pension Application in Marshall County, TN. He was my great-great-grandfather.
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Name: Benson Wesley AdamsRank: Captain Company: A
My Great-Great-Grandfather on my mother's side; Born 04/27/1825, in Putnam County, Georgia; Died 04/02/1910, in Eatonton, Georgia; Joined the Army of the Confederate States, on 03/04/1862, and served as a Private, in Company K (Fulton Guards), of the 42nd Georgia Infantry; “Elected” as First Sergeant; Promoted to Orderly Sergeant A.S.M.; Promoted to Captain and Assistant Quartermaster of Company A (Gwinnett Beauregards), of the 42nd Georgia Infantry on 11/26/1862; Fought in the following battles: Tazwell, TN; Baker’s Creek, MS; Vicksburg, MS; Missionary Ridge, TN; and at The Siege of Atlanta; Captured 07/04/1863, at the Battle of Vicksburg, MS, and was Exchanged for Union Soldiers (“Parolled” on 07/07/1863); Surrendered to the Army of the United States, and Discharged from the Army of the Confederate States, in Washington, Georgia, on 04/26/1865.
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Name: Elijah MartinRank: Private Company: A
Wounded at Battle of Resaca May 15, 1864. Died in Atlanta, GA May 21, 1864.
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Name: Major John MartinRank: Private Company: A
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Name: John William PittardRank: Private Company: A
Service Record:Enlisted as a Private on 4 March 1862.
Enlisted in Company A, 42nd Infantry Regiment Georgia on 4 Mar 1862.

Wounded in the Battle of Chickamauga

Died Company A, 42nd Infantry Regiment Georgia on 18 Aug 1863 at Gwinnett County, GA..

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Name: John S. CainRank: Private Company: B
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Name: Thomas McCartRank: 1st Corporal Company: B
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Name: James Berry NashRank: Private Company: B
James B. Nash

Residence Gwinnett County GA;
Enlisted on 3/4/1862 as a Private.
On 3/4/1862 he mustered into 'B' Co. GA 42nd Infantry
He was Surrendered on 4/26/1865 at Greensboro, NC
He was listed as:
* POW 7/4/1863 Vicksburg, MS
* Paroled 7/6/1863 Vicksburg, MS

James B. Nash enlisted as a Private in Company B, 42nd Georgia Infantry March 4, 1862 at Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Georgia, for 3 years or during the war, captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, paroled July 6, listed present at Blackie Hospital, Madison, Georgia March 1864, admitted C. S. A. General Hospital, No. 11, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 2, 1865, Catarra, returned to duty March 8, paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina May 1, 1865, his record contains correspondence between the Adjutant General, War Department with the Commissioner of Pensions, Georgia, dated April 19, 1915 which would indicate either he or his widow filed for a Confederate pension.

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Name: William Robert MannRank: Private Company: C
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Name: Albert C. BurgessRank: Private Company: D
Albert Burgess enlisted in the C.S.A., 42nd Georgia Infantry, Company D on March 4, 1862, the same day as his brother, Henry. Albert was captured on July 4, 1863 at Vicksburg and paroled on July 6. He fought along side Henry thru the battles around Atlanta and into Tennessee. On September 20, 1864, he was captured near Nashville, Tennessee. He was sent to a prison in Louisville, Kentucky were he remained until October 29, 1864. He was then moved to Camp Douglas Prison in Chicago, Illinois where he was held until the war ended. He was discharged at Camp Douglas on June 30, 1865.
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Name: Henry Harrison BurgessRank: Lieutenant Company: D
Henry Burgess began his military service on March 4, 1862 when he enlisted in Company D, Georgia 42nd Infantry Regiment of the Confederate Army. He was captured at Vicksburg on July 4, 1863 exchanged on July 6 and brigaded under General Stovall. Henry was promoted to lieutenant before December 11, 1863. He surrendered with the Army of Tennessee on April 26, 1865 and were paroled near Greensboro, North Carolina on May 1, 1865.
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Name: William S. SpainRank: Unknown Company: D
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Name: Alford Benjamin LaneRank: Private Company: F
AB was my ggggfather and he enlisted as a private on 3/4/1862 Co. 'F' 42nd. Ga. , captured at Vicksburg, Miss July 4, 1863 and paroled July 16, 1863. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, NC April 26, 1865
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Name: Franklin M. Lard/LairdRank: Private Company: F
Franklin was one of 7 sons of Archibald E. Lard/Laird who served in the Civil War from Newton County. Franklin, like his brothers Thomas, George, and John did not survive.
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Name: Seaborn Jones ClackRank: Private Company: G
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Name: James C. ForesterRank: Unknown Company: G
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Name: Seaborn AdcockRank: Private Company: H
Seaborn volunteered 04 Mar 1862. Company H, 42nd Regiment of GA. Left sick at Knoxville, Tn, Apr 22, 1862. Was captured July 4, 1863 at Vicksburg and was paroled Jul 6 after signing a statement that he would not bear arms against the Union again. He rejoined his company. Was recaptured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863 and imprisoned at Louisville. Transferred to Rock Island, IL on December 9, 1863 where he remained until the end of the war. Was discharged at Greensboro NC on April 18, 1865. He was born in Morgan Co., Georgia in 1818. He died in 1887 in Walton Co., Georgia and is buried in Ivey Cemetery, Walton Co., Georgia
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Name: Francis C. HouseRank: 1st Lieutenant Company: I
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