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Cherokee Legion      
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Edmond L. Bacon - 2nd Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Michael
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Date Added:  5/22/2012
Company A
Jacob Clements - 1st Sergeant   
Enlisted on 27 Aug 1861 at Camp Stephens, GA.
Contact Name:  Herman Johnson
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Date Added:  12/17/2008
Company A
Jacob Dorminy - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Ande Gibbs
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Date Added:  2/19/2009
Company A
Wiley Gray - Private   
Enlisted 27 Aug 1861 at Camp Stephens, GA.
Contact Name:  Herman Johnson
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Date Added:  12/13/2008
Company A
James Y. McDuffie - Lt. Colonel   
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Contact Name:  Joanne Ogletree
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Date Added:  7/29/2004
Company A
Mark Merritt - Private   
He was in the Irwin County Cowboys 61st Georgia Infantry regiment (company A). He was wounded in the thigh at Sharpsburg Maryland on Sept. 17, 1862 that was when he was permanently disabled. He married Sarah Burke on Sept. 9, 1863.
Contact Name:  Sammy Thomas
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Date Added:  4/16/2012
Company A
Henry L. Paulk - Private   
Enlisted on 17 May 1862 at Bethesda, GA.
Contact Name:  Herman Johnson
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Date Added:  12/5/2008
Company A
Hiram Paulk - Private   
Enlisted on Aug 27, 1861 at Camp Stephens, GA.

Contact Name:  Herman Johnson
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Date Added:  12/5/2008
Company A
Alexander L. Slone - 2nd Lieutenant   
Taken prisoner in 1864 and held at Ft. Delaware until the end of the war.
Contact Name:  Robert Meeks
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Date Added:  5/21/2007
Company A
George Burdett Smith - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gayle Hennington
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Date Added:  2/17/2004
Company A
Daniel A. Tucker - Private   
Enlisted 27 Aug 1861 at Camp Stephens as private in Company A,
26 Regiment GA Infantry this company became Co A, 61st Georgia Infantry.
Contact Name:  Herman Johnson
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Date Added:  1/15/2009
Company A
Jasper Tucker - 3rd Corporal   
He joined at Camp Stephens on 27 Aug 1861.
Contact Name:  Herman Johnson
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Date Added:  11/24/2008
Company A
William Vickers - Private   
Enlisted on 17 May 1862 at Bethesda, GA.
Contact Name:  Herman Johnson
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Date Added:  12/18/2008
Company A
George Issac Young - 2nd Corporal   
Enlisted on 27 Aug 1861 at Camp Stephens.
Contact Name:  Herman Johnson
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Date Added:  12/7/2008
Company A
James Young - Private   
Enlisted on 27 Aug 1861 at Camp Stephens.
Contact Name:  Herman Johnson
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Date Added:  12/7/2008
Company B
Eli Coleman - Private   
Eli Coleman enlisted 15 Jul 1862 and died of disease while in service in a Richmond Virginia hospital on 18 Nov 1862.
Contact Name:  Merritt Mullen
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Date Added:  1/19/2011
Company B
John Marshal Dees - 2nd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Larry Dees
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Date Added:  11/23/2009
Company B
Daniel Green - Private   
Severely wounded during the Battle of Fredericksburg.
Wounded during the Battle of Salem Church during the Chancellorsville Campaign.
Captured at Gettysburg
Held in Point Lookout Maryland Prision.
Wounded in foot necessitationg amputation at the Battle of Wilderness.
Contact Name:  Vance Harris
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Contact Homepage:  www.theharrislegacy.com
Date Added:  7/23/2004
Company B
Thomas Green - Private   
Died at Furguson's Factory Hospital in Lynchburg Virginia of Pneumonia Typhoid on January 3, 1863. He is buried in the Confederate Section of the 'Old City Cemetary' in Lynchburg Virginai
Contact Name:  Vance Harris
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Contact Homepage:  www.theharrislegacy.com
Date Added:  10/8/2004
Company B
Augustus G McBride - Private   
Not much information at this time.
Contact Name:  Kenneth M. Wilson
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Date Added:  7/21/2009
Company B
john partin - Private   
ggg grandfather
Contact Name:  james sant
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Date Added:  11/8/2009
Company B
Daniel H Smith - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Linda Smith
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Date Added:  9/22/2012
Company B
Richard W. Thompson - Private   
Served duration of war. Imprisoned at Elmira after Spotsylvania. Stayed 13 months there until end of war. Not released until nearly two months after war's end.
Contact Name:  Tony Thompson
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Contact Homepage:  www.dixieguards.org
Date Added:  7/21/2008
Company B
Charles Dekalb Todd - Private   
Charles D. Todd of Tattnall County Georgia enlisted in the Tatnall Rangers, Co. B, 6lst Georgia, serving until wounded at Barlows Knoll on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Sent to Chimbarazo Hospital in Richmond he was subsequently discharged in l864, according to his application for the Southern Cross of Honor, on order of General R.E. Lee because of surgeon's report. He served as Color Guard and had been previously wounded at Antietam and Fredericksburg according to his military record. He was crippled at Gettysburg. C.D. Todd is buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Waycross, Ware County, Georgia. His tombstone indicates his rank, unit and service.
Contact Name:  Lyn OBerry
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Date Added:  9/1/2010
Company C
Isaac E. Alderman - Private   
He died of Pneumonia as a POW on 20 Dec 1864 at Emira, NY. Grave #1074.
Contact Name:  Patricia Crosby Leonard
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Date Added:  5/24/2011
Company C
William C. Alderman, Jr. - Private   
He was killed on August, 1862 at Rappahanoock, Virginia.
Contact Name:  Patricia Crosby Leonard
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Date Added:  5/24/2011
Company C
James R. Durst - Private   
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Contact Name:  Don Geary
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Date Added:  8/11/2007
Company C
James Monroe Gunn - Private   
James was 22 years old when he joined Co C 61st Regiment Ga Infantry at Bethel Church, Ouitman, Brooks County on 10 Sept. 1861. This unit had several other designations. He is assigned as a butcher in the Commissary Dept. CMR 15 Jan. - 30 April 1864, Remarks: Missing since battle of Maryland Heights. Held as POW at Fort McHenry Md. Swallowed the ' Yellow Dog' on 11 May 1865 and released. James apparently died on the way home, as he never arrived. His family last heard that he was near Atlanta. A little known fact is that the occupying yankee army did little to help the returning CSA soldiers and there are stories that they abused them. The occupying army was a nasty piece of work whose story is still not told. James was the first husband of my Nancy McMullen my 2nd cousin 4 x removed.
Contact Name:  phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/6/2016
Company C
Gilford Kent - Corporal   
Gilford was 23 when he enlisted in Co G 26th Ga. Inf. Regt. at Bethel Church, Quitman, Georgia. This unit became Co. C 61st Regt. In April 1862 he is on special duty , working on a floating Battery at Savannah,Ga. CMR 18 June - 29 July he is treated for Typhoid Fever at CSA Hosp. in Charlottsville, Va. 1 July 1863 he is wounded at Gettysburg [ fracture of left leg] captured and sent to DeCamp Hospital Davids Island, New York Harbor. Exchanged 1 Jan. 1864. April 1864 rejoined his unit and promoted to Color Corporal. Registered at Depot Hospital, with minor gunshot would to thigh at Winchester Va. 18 Oct. 1864 Wounded for a 3rd time and captured the 2nd time at Strasburg / Cedar Creek. Sent to Baltimore Hospital and then to Point Lookout. Sent to General Hospital and released as sick POW on 6 June 1865 after swallowing the ' Yellow Dog'
Contact Name:  phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/6/2016
Company C
Daniel McDonald - Captain   
He was the son of Lt. Colonel James McDonald. He was captured,and had 3 fingers shot off. He became one of the Immortal 600 officers that the Union Forces forced to become a human shield. The surviving officers were sent North at the close of the War in order to be 'fatten up'. Daniel was finally released in the summer of 1865. He returned to Brooks County Ga to raise a family. He moved his family to Hillsborough County, Fla. He is buried in the Pelot Cemetery.
Contact Name:  Patricia C Leonard
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Date Added:  11/30/2007
Company C
James McDonald - Lt. Colonel   
He lived around McDonald,Ga (now Pavo,Ga).
Contact Name:  Patricia C Leonard
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Date Added:  11/30/2007
Company C
Henry Putnam McMullen - Private   
Henry was 25 years old when he joined Co. C 26th Ga Infantry
[Lamar's] . at Bethel Church Quitman, Georgia. This Company became Co C 61st Regiment. also known as 7th Battalion. Enlisting on 17 Sept. 1861. In June of 1863 he is being treated for Rheumatism at Chimboro Hosp # 2 at Richomd. Returned to duty on 11 July 1863. His CMR dated 1 Jan to 30 April 1864 says he was left wounded on the battlefield at Monocacy, Maryland. He has been shot in the left leg, which was amputated. He was taken prisoner on 9 July 1864, sent to Point Lookout. Received at Venus Point Savannah River Ga. for exchange along with 3,023 other POW's. Henry is my 3nd cousin 4x removed. The son of Martha Gandy 1810 -1890
Contact Name:  phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/5/2016
Company C
Wilson c McMullen - Private   
Wilson joined Co C 61st Georgia Infantry at Quitman, Georgia on 7 Sept. 1861. He was 46 years old. He has 6 cards in his file. Georgia was running out of manpower and the old and young were being swept up. He died of Pneumonia at Manassas, Virginia on 21 Sept. 1862, another record gives his death date as the 28th Sept. He was the husband of Martha Gandy, my 1st cousin 5 x removed.
Contact Name:  phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/5/2016
Company C
John Sloan - Unknown   
Enlisted Jun 1861 at McDonald (Pavo) Georgia as a private.
3 May 1863, Wounded, shot through left hand (Battle of Chancellorsville).
1 Jul 1863, Wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg. Gunshot wounds to both legs. Shin bone of right leg shattered and
flesh of left leg torn.
Contact Name:  Vince
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Date Added:  6/3/2009
Company C
William Smith - Private   
Joined Wiregrass Rifles 1861. Saw major battles throughout he war. Listed on the prisoner rolls at Appomattox Apr. 1865. Received field pardon with Gen. Lee's forces. Rode his mule back to Thomas County Georgia. Born 1843 Died 1919.
Contact Name:  Rick Smih
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Date Added:  1/19/2006
Company D
William Cartee - Private   
Enlisted in Company D, 61st Infantry Regiment Georgia on 09 September 1861.
Received a disability discharge Company D, 61st Infantry Regiment Georgia on 28 July 1862 in Liberty Mills, VA
Contact Name:  Vance Harris
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Date Added:  7/23/2004
Company D
Joseph L. B. Neville - Private   
Killed at Battle of Second Manassas, 12 Jul 1862.
Contact Name:  Mark Anderson
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Date Added:  11/17/2007
Company E
Peter Johnson - Private   
Peter Johnson served in Company E of the 61st Georgia Infantry. He enlisted on September 13, 1861 as a private. He was wounded at the Battle of Sharpsburg on September 17, 1862, as well as at the Battle of Gettysburg in the left hip on July 1, 1863. He was captured at Gettysburg on July 5, 1863. He was wounded in the left hand and had his finger amputated at Haws Shop on July 2, 1864. He was wounded again at Cold Harbor in 1864. In addition, he was captured in Washington County, Georgia on November 25, 1864.
Contact Name:  Jeffery C. Wells
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Date Added:  5/23/2009
Company E
John L Mathews - 1st Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Keith Matthews
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Date Added:  3/5/2008
Company E
Peter McBride - Private   
He enlsited in the 61st Georgia Infantry Company E,'Montgomery Sharpshooters' as a private in 1862. Looking for further information on his service record and location where he is buried.
Contact Name:  Kenneth M. Wilson
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Date Added:  7/21/2009
Company E
Robert B McBride - Private   
Robert enlisted on the 11th of May 1861 in Company E, 61st Regiment of the State of Georgia Vols. He was honorably discharged at Staunton, Va., Oct. 16, 1862 on account of disability from fracture of several ribs, and upon surgeons certificate of disability, injury sustained in line of service. After discharge he joined Crosby Company, 4th Regiment of Cavalry, and was present at his command at the end of the war. He surrender and was discharged at Nails Ferry. Looking for further information.
Contact Name:  Kenneth M. Wilson
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Date Added:  7/21/2009
Company E
William F McBride - Private   
William enlisted in the 61st Georgia Infantry Company E, 'Montgomery Sharpshooters' on September 13, 1861 as a private. He was discharged April 23, 1864. He was disabled by dropsy. Looking for more inforation.
Contact Name:  Kenneth M. Wilson
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Date Added:  7/21/2009
Company F
Jerrod Marion Sharp - Private   
Jerrod M. Sharp is the son of Samuel Thomas and Sarah Senn Sharp and the brother of Sherrod L. Sharp. Looking for the parents/brother/sisters of Samuel T. Sharp.
Contact Name:  Judi Sharp Allen
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Date Added:  7/18/2008
Company F
Samuel Thomas Sharp - Private   
Samuel Thomas Sharp b. Lexington District SC 1813, married Sarah Senn in 1829 and moved to Pike Co, Al then Quitman Co, GA. Would love to share information concerning families. I am looking for the parents and brothers/sisters to Samuel. According to Samuel's Civil war Unit record he was 5'9' had dark complextion, black eyes and dark hair. It did confirm he was born in Lexington District, SC.
Contact Name:  Judi Sharp Allen
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Date Added:  7/18/2008
Company G
George Allen Wolfe - Private   
Source: Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865; U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865
Contact Name:  Joy Gellatly
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Date Added:  7/28/2014
Company H
Henry C. Groover - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jason Spivey
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Date Added:  11/21/2012
Company H
John D McBride - Private   
He enlisted in the 61st Georgia Infantry Company H as a private. He was killed at the Battle of Second Manassas, Virginia, August 28, 1862. Looking for more information.
Contact Name:  Kenneth M. Wilson
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Date Added:  7/21/2009
Company H
Ephraim O'neal - Private   
Private Ephraim O'neal enlisted May 9, 1862 at Reidsville, Georgia in Tattnall County. Killed in battle at 2nd Manassas Virginia on August 28, 1862. Ephraim had two brothers who served in the 47th Georgia regiment. One of those brothers is my great-grandfather. He married just two weeks before enlistment.
Contact Name:  Stan Smith
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Date Added:  8/1/2011
Company H
James B Smith - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Linda Smith
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Date Added:  9/22/2012
Company H
Martin Glenn Tootle - 3rd Sergeant   
Born Nov.8,1827,Tattnall GA.,died May 6,1903, Tattnall,GA.
3rd. SGT. May 9,1862 Co.H 61st. Regiment, Georgia Infantry,Army of Northern Virginia,C.S.A., Tattnall County Vounteers. Wounded in left arm, amputation at left shoulder. July 1,1863 at Gettysburg,PA. Discharged with Disability.
Burial: Glennville Baptist Church Cemetery,Glennville,GA.
Contact Name:  Betty Sullivan
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Date Added:  3/17/2009
Company H
Leonidas Columbus Whitmore - Private   
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Contact Name:  Brady Lashley
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Date Added:  4/19/2012
Company I
James D Van Valkenburg - Lt. Colonel   
Called 'Hero of the Wilderness' for his single-handed capture of the 7th Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry in 1863. Killed at Monocacy on 9 July 1864.
Contact Name:  Franklin Van Valkenburg
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Date Added:  3/28/2014
Company K
Eliphalet Franklin Sharpe - Captain   
I would like to get some help if I can. Eliphalet F. Sharpe is my GreatGreatGrandFather and I would like to find his service record and if one of the people could give me help I would be beholding. Thank You
Contact Name:  John C Kervin
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Date Added:  2/26/2008
Company K
Allen Harrison Surrency - Private   
Tatnall County Volunteer
Contact Name:  Alton Reynolds
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Date Added:  7/26/2011
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