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14th Georgia Infantry (CSA)
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Name: William Jackson HALLRank: Sergeant Company: H

From Laurens County, GA, William enlisted on July 9, 1861. He was wounded on Dec. 13, 1862. Appointed 2nd Corporal in 1864 he was eventually appointed Sergeant. Captured on March 25,1865 at Petersburg, Va. and taken to Point Lookout Prison, Maryland, where he was released on June 28, 1865. William had fought in 22 battles. The 14th Georgia Infantry Regiment was organized by Colonel A.V. Brumby during the spring of 1861 with men recruited in Jasper, Johnson, Pierce, Dougherty, and Worth counties. Ordered to Virginia the unit served under General Floyd in the Kanawha Valley, then was assigned to General Wade Hampton's, J.R. Anderson's, and E.L. Thomas's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It was active from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, endured the battles and hardships of the Petersburg siege south of the James River, and ended the war at Appomattox. The regiment had 379 effectives in April, 1862, and sustained 138 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, 28 at Cedar Mountain, and 52 at Second Manassas. It lost 8 killed and 67 wounded at Chancellorsville and twelve percent of the 331 engaged at Gettysburg. On April 9, 1865, there were 20 officers and 147 men present. The field officers were Colonels A.V. Brumby, Robert W. Folsom, Richard P. Lester, and Felix Price; Lieutenant Colonels James M. Fielder, Washington L. Goldsmith, William A. Harris, and W.S. Ramsey; and Major Charles C. Kelley.

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