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Company Unknown
caleb r hillman - Corporal   
caleb was wounded and captured at Getteysburg. He was a part of a prisoner swap at David's island in new york harbor. He returned to the 59th and was Appomaddix at the surrender. He returned to Marion County Georgia. After my grandfather was born, I have lost all traces of Caleb.
Contact Name:  Jerry Jay
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Date Added:  12/29/2010
Company A
Henry Jackson Duke(s) - Private   
Wounded and captured at Gettysburg
Contact Name:  Grady Dukes
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Date Added:  2/5/2016
Company A
JAMES O FAIRCLOTH - 2nd Sergeant   
Born in May of 1832 was wounded in the left leg during the battle of Cold Harbor in Virginia on June 2nd 1864 he passed away on July 20th 1905 he is laid to rest in the Faircloth family cemetary in Cairo Georgia
Contact Name:  Jason S Faircloth
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Date Added:  6/2/2011
Company A
Bolivar Hopkins Gee - Lt. Colonel   
B: Feb 13 1824 Flordia or SC. Died Jul 30 1888. Mitchell Georgia. Enlisted May 3 1862 Bainbridge Georgia ,Wounded at Spotsylvania in arm severelyMay 12 186 }was at battle of Gettysburg,Petersburg,Jul 10 1864.Chattanooga Tenn Nov 2 1863. Cold Harbor the Wilderness,Fredricksburg Aug 20 1863. promoted to Major dec 22 1862 Promoted to Lt Colonel Jul 10 1863. POW Release at Appomattox Court House Virginia Apr 9 1865. At Robert E Lees surrender to U.S. Grant.{my 1st Cousin }
Contact Name:  T.strickland
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Date Added:  1/24/2013
Company A
William Sampson Johnson - Private   
Private May 3, 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863.
Captured there July 5, 1863. Paroled at DeCamp General Hospital, David’s Island,
N. Y. Harbor, in 1863. Exchanged at City Point, Va. Sept. 16, 1863. Roll for
Feb. 1865, last on file, shows him absent, detailed Provost Guard at Richmond,
Va. Paroled at Tallahassee, Fla. May 15, 1865.
Contact Name:  Jeff McDonald
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Date Added:  8/2/2008
Company B
Coleman W Ferguson - Unknown   
Looking for Pension for Coleman W. Ferguson
Contact Name:  Linda Ferguson Duncan
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Date Added:  3/19/2004
Company B
Edmund D. MAY - 1st Sergeant   
Great Uncle
> Appointed 4th Sergeant of Company B, 1st Regiment, 1st Brigade, Georgia State Troops October 3, 1861.
> Mustered out April 3, 1862.
> Appointed 1st Sergeant of Company B, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 8, 1862.
> Killed at Funkstown, Maryland, July 10, 1863.
> Buried: Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Warthen, Washington County, GA
Contact Name:  Fred May
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Date Added:  3/30/2015
Company B
richard reeves thomas may - 2nd Lieutenant   
richard reeves thomas may is my great great grand dad.he still has family liveing.
Contact Name:  james suttles
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Date Added:  3/20/2008
Company B
William Seaborn Mills - Private   
Joined when regiment was formed. Stayed with them through remainder of war until captured 04/05/1865 at Appomatox.
Contact Name:  Charles
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Date Added:  9/7/2007
Company B
Freeman F Walker - Private   
Born 16 Dec 1828 in Washington County Georgia. Enlisted 8 May 1862 marked as present on musters from May 1862 through June 1863. Died 22 June 1863 in Staunton Va hospital from the effects of erysipelas. Buried in mass grave at Thornrose Cemetery in Staunton, Va.
Contact Name:  Wiliam O. Walker
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Date Added:  11/18/2005
Company C
James Revel - Private   
James Revel (my grandfather), was captured at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863. He died as a prisoner, at Ft. Delaware January 8, 1865. He is buried at or near Ft. Delaware.
Contact Name:  Jan Fillingim
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Date Added:  11/19/2011
Company C
Alfred Russell Theus - Private   
Private 10-May-1862. On sick furlough 10-May through 31-Aug 1862. Sick in the hospital at Macon, GA Sep-1862 [[59th was assigned to Camp Oglethorpe, Macon, GA, May-Nov 1862.]]. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital No. 4 at Richmond, VA with fever, 23-Nov-1862. Returned to duty 12-Dec-1862. Admitted to General Hospital No. 16 at Richmond, VA, 27-Dec-1862 with typhoid fever and died there 03-Jan-1863.
http://scvcamp1399.org/CampOglethorpe.php
One of seven Theus brothers in Company C, one of four who died during the war.
Contact Name:  Steve Scroggins
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Date Added:  3/9/2012
Company C
James Jasper Theus - 4th Corporal   
4th Corporal May 8, 1862. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital No. 4, Richmond VA, with fever 23-Nov-1862, the same day as Alfred Russell Theus. J.J. Theus returned to duty 01-Dec-1862. Appointed Color Corporal Sep. 1863. Captured at Mine Run, VA, 9-May-1864. Rec'd at Ft. Delaware, DE, from Belle Plain, VA 21-May-1864. Paroled at Fort Delaware, Del. 7-Mar-1865. Exchanged at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, VA Mar 10-12, 1865. (Born July 18, 1831) Died Aug 6, 1906. Buried Bethel PB Church. [Bethel Primitive Baptist Church - The First 100 Years, 1838-1938 p.354 by John R. & Janice B. Adams] [Signed as Pension witness for widow Elizabeth Amerson of Taylor Co., C.C. Hays of Taylor Co., widow Mary Mulky of Taylor Co., John L. Hudson of Taylor Co. Mary Jane Davis Theus, widow of James J Theus filed for Pension in Taylor Co. with Thomas B. Theus as witness. Index to Georgia Confederate Pension Files pp.936-937] The eldest of seven Theus brothers in Company C, and one of only three who survived the war.
Contact Name:  Steve Scroggins
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Date Added:  3/9/2012
Company C
John B Theus - Private   
Private 10-May-1862. Born about 1834. Married Dorothy Wainwright 28-Dec-1853 in Taylor Co. Transferred to Government Foundery in Macon, GA 6-Aug-1862. Admitted to General Hospital No. 16 at Richmond, VA, Jan. 1863. Died there of typhoid pneumonia 12-Jan-1863. [Bethel Primitive Baptist Church - The First 100 Years, 1838-1938 pp.353-54 by John R & Janice B Adams.] {Dorothy Wainwright Theus filed for widow's Pension in Taylor Co. per Index to Georgia Confederate Pension Files p.936}. One of seven Theus brothers in Company C of Taylor County GA.
Contact Name:  Steve Scroggins
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Date Added:  3/9/2012
Company C
Richard A Theus - Private   
Private May 10, 1862. With his company throughout the war. Surrendered at Appomattox, VA, 09-Apr-1865. Born 2-Sep-1839, died 18-May-1926 in Wilbarger Co. TX. Buried Eastview cemetery near Vernon, TX. Appeared in 1860 and 1880 Taylor Co. Census. Married Malinda Peed in Taylor Co., 21-Nov-1882. Listed in Henderson's Roster of Confederate Soldiers of GA 1861-65 Vol.6, page 34. In 'They Followed the Sun' by Marguerite Starr Crain & Janell Turner Wenzel, page 136-137, his photo is presented along with the story of his migration to Texas with his mother, Mary Windham Theus, and sister, Georgia AH Theus Starr. One of seven Theus brothers in Company C and one of the three who survived the war.
Contact Name:  Steve Scroggins
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Date Added:  3/9/2012
Company C
Septimus F Theus - Private   
Private May 8, 1862. Born about 1843-44. Severely wounded in the lungs 13-May-1864 at Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA, admitted to 1st Division General Hospital, Camp Winder, Richmond, VA. Died Hospital Camp Lee, 27-May-1864. Buried in Holly wood Cemetery at Richmond, VA. (One of seven Theus brothers in Company C; only three survived war: James J., Thomas B. & Richard A. Theus).
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Date Added:  3/9/2012
Company C
Thomas B Theus - Private   
Private 10-May-1862. Captured near Appomattox, VA Apr 6, 1865. Paroled at Burkeville, VA Apr 14, 17, 1865. (source: National Archives Microfilm Box, Roll, and Record: 000226, 0060, 00000591 - also found in Henderson's Roster of Confederate Soldiers of GA 1861-65 Vol.6, page 34). Admitted to CSA General Hospital Charlottesville, VA 25-Aug-1863 with typhoid fever. Transferred to Receiving & Wayside Hospital or General Hospital No.9, Richmond, VA 15-Sep-1863. Returned to duty 16-Sep-1863. Paroled with 1614 confederate prisoners who had been paroled not to take up arms against the United States Government until exchanged. Headquarters 9th A.C. Provost Marshal's Office at Burkesville Junction, VA on the 14th through 17th of April, 1865 - from Bethel Baptist Church - The First 100 Years 1838 - 1938 by John R. & Janice B. Adams, p. 354.
(Born in Crawford Co, GA 07-Aug-1841. Died in Taylor Co., 03-May-1918) [Signed as Pension witness for William Montgomery, widow Mary Jane Davis Theus, widow Julia A. Rogers, John L. Hudson all of Taylor Co. Applied for Pension himself. Widow Emma Gresham Theus applied after 3-May-1918 per Index to Georgia Confederate Pension Files p.937].

Awarded the Southern Cross of Honor 19Jan1905 by the Butler GA Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, recipient ledger book #5, page 257.
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Date Added:  3/9/2012
Company C
William H Theus - Private   
Private May 8, 1862. Born about 1836. Killed at Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA 13-May-1864. Had six Theus brothers in Company C; of the seven, only three survived the war (James J, Thomas B, Richard).
Contact Name:  Steve Scroggins
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Date Added:  3/9/2012
Company D
Zachariah T. Edge - Private   
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Contact Name:  Roy Edge
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Date Added:  6/1/2007
Company D
James Addison Hammock - Private   
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Contact Name:  James D. Hammock Sr
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Date Added:  5/1/2002
Company E
John Sellers McLain - 2nd Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Scott Peersons
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Date Added:  4/10/2008
Company E
George Washington Runnels - Private   
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Contact Name:  John
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Date Added:  11/22/2011
Company E
Thomas David Runnels - Private   
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Contact Name:  john
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Date Added:  11/30/2011
Company F
James M Rouse - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Mark Thornhill
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Date Added:  3/5/2008
Company G
Richard Pickett Baisden - Sergeant   
Enlisted as a Private on 6 May 1862 at the age of 26.
Promoted to 5th Sergeant on 3 February 1863.
Transferred into Company H, 46th Infantry Regiment Georgia on 1 March 1863.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/3/2010
Company G
William Thomas Covington - Private   
Served as a Private in the 59th Georgia Infantry Regiment from 10 MAY 1862 to 10 APR 1865
Contact Name:  Spencer Covington
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Date Added:  5/20/2008
Company G
Seaborn Konce Halstead - 2nd Sergeant   
Enlisted as a Private on 12 July 1862 at the age of 37.
Promoted to 5th Sergeant in September 1863.
Promoted to 3rd Sergeant in March 1864.
Promoted to 2nd Sergeant.
Surrendered on 9 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  8/2/2010
Company G
Edward N Perry - 3rd Sergeant   
also alt. 4th srgt
Contact Name:  Tim Amos
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Date Added:  2/24/2013
Company H
Alexander Patrick Collum/Cullen - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ronnie Ranew
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Date Added:  11/11/2007
Company H
James Arthur Russell Collum/Cullen - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ronnie Ranew
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Date Added:  11/11/2007
Company H
Andrew Jackson Robinett - 3rd Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Jason Robinette
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Date Added:  1/11/2011
Company I
Frank H. Cobb - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ron Cobb
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Date Added:  12/30/2010
Company I
William Bernard Herndon - Corporal   
William B. Herndon, my Gt. Gt. Grandfather on my father's mother's side of the family, was killed on/about July 10, 1863, at Funkstown, Maryland. I am in possession of a copy of a letter, dated July 11, 1863, written to his widow from a Josiah E. Williams informing her of William's death as a result of wounds received in battle.
Thanks,
WDM
Contact Name:  William D. Morris
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Date Added:  8/4/2008
Company I
James Riley Marchman - Private   
GG Uncle
Contact Name:  Jim Chapman
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Date Added:  5/28/2019
Company I
Thomas Jefferson Marchman - Private   
Thomas Jefferson (Fox) Marchman was my Great Grandaddy
He was from Siloam, GA and enlisted at Sparta, GA.
He was wounded in the leg or ankle at Cold Harbor.
He surrendered at with General Lee at Appomattox Court House in Virginia.

Contact Name:  Rita Moon Overton
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Date Added:  7/6/2010
Company I
Thomas Jefferson Marchman - Private   
GG Uncle
Contact Name:  Jim Chapman
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Contact Homepage:  dive3483@hotmail.com
Date Added:  5/28/2019
Company I
JOHN A. SIMMONS - 2nd Lieutenant   
John A. Simmons was my gg uncle. Any info on Company I would be appreciated. He was born in Sparta, Hancock County, about 1836. He had two brothers, William H. and Charles E. who served in the 15th Ga.
Contact Name:  TERRENCE SIMMONS
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Date Added:  5/4/2009
Company K
Wiley Sizemore - Private   
private June 20, 1862 . Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him in Columbus, Ga. hospital. Paroled there April 1865 . (Born in S. C. in 1820.) { } [ Microfilm number M226 roll 55, listed as W.Sizemore ] Service further documented in Pension records, Marion County GA, and widow's pension for wife, Mary Askew Sizemore. In an affidavit dated 24-Jun-1908, three witnesses attest that Mary Sizemore is the widow of Wiley Sizemore who died on 18-Feb-1908. Her widow's affidavit dated 10-May-1908 and application dated 13-Mar-1908 confirms the same date of death for Wiley. Wiley Sizemore applied for the Indigent Soldier's Pension each year from 1897 through 1907. Death date and place unknown for Mary. It's believed Wiley and Mary Sizemore are buried in unmarked grave at Juniper Cemetery, Talbot County, GA.[source: A History of Marion County, Georgia -- Motherland of Many by Rena S. Cobb, Wolfe Publishing, 1997, pp.415-419.]
Contact Name:  Steve Scroggins
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Date Added:  3/9/2012
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