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24th South Carolina Infantry CSA

Name: Willie Mitchell BlassengaleRank: Private Company:
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Name: Joseph T. CrookRank: Private Company:
Tracing back on my grandmothers side and found the grave site for PVT Joseph T. Crook, SC 24th Infantry Regiment. Buried in Gaston County. Confirmed Headstone is original
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Name: James Blair DottererRank: Sergeant Major Company:
Actual rank was Regimental Sergeant Major. Died on September 28, 1864 in Augusta, Georgia from wounds received on May 16, 1864, during a fighting withdrawal action of his regiment on May 16, 1864, at Calhoun, Georgia. Buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Charleston, SC.
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Name: D W. HanberryRank: 2nd Lieutenant Company:
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Name: Benjamin E. RobertsonRank: 2nd Lieutenant Company:
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Name: Daniel Franklin StubbsRank: Private Company: B
Daniel Enlisted at age 19 on 4 Dec. 1861 at Bennettsville, Marlboro Co. SC in Capt. J.E. Spear's Co. 24th Regiment SC Infantry. His unit was remustered at Camp Gist near Charleston on 24 March 1862. He was wounded on 20 Sept.1863 in the battle of Chickamauga. He was sent to the hospital at Atlanta and from there on medical furlough to his home. He survived the was buried 19 May 1898 in Gibson, Scotland Co. NC.
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Name: Edward L. HusseyRank: Private Company: C
Edward L Hussey was wounded at Franklin. He was promoted to Corporal when the 16th and 24th consolidated and was in company G. His brother was Simeon Albert Hussey who was captured at Chickamauga and sent to Camp Douglas.
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Name: Simeon Albert HusseyRank: Unknown Company: C
Simeon A. Hussey was captured at Chickamuaga. He was sent to Camp Douglas prison and survived until the war ended. His brother was Edward L. Hussey in the same company. He also lost a brother at Gettysburg. This brother was John M. Hussey 1st SC Cavalry Co. E.
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Name: John David PatrickRank: Private Company: C
My great-great grandfather enlisted on Jan 7th, 1862, at Georges Station (St George), South Carolina. He was later detailed to Co. A, 2nd Battalion of the South Carolina Sharp Shooters. Later he was transfered to Captn. Gilchrist's Co, South Carolina Heavy Artillery (Gist Guard).
John David Patrick was seriously wounded in the leg on Aug 11th, 1863 at Battery Wagner on Morris Island, South Carolina.
He was retired to the Invalid Corps on May 24th, 1864.
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Name: Irvin Maxwell SeiglerRank: Private Company: C
My great, great great grandfather enlisted in Company C of the 24th South Carolina Infantry.
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Name: Jacob WeathersRank: Sergeant Company: C
Jacob Weathers was a brother to three of my great, great, great grandfathers. He enlisted as a Sergeant in Company C of the 24th South Carolina Infantry and rose to Second Lieutenant in the same company.
He was an uncle to John L. E. Weathers of the same company.
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Name: John L. E. WeathersRank: Sergeant Company: C
John L. E. Weathers was a brother to my great great grandfather, Oliver Dwight Weathers.
According to the family Bible, he was killed in battle and was buried in Virginia.
He was a first cousin to other great, great grandfather - Pinckney Marion Weathers of the 20th South Carolina Infantry.
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Name: Zacharia P. WeeksRank: 1st Sergeant Company: C
I have this information based on his headstone from the Old Saint George Baptist Church Cemetery
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Name: Jacob Irvin WhetsellRank: Private Company: C
Jacob Whetsell was a brother to my great, great, great grandfather - Joel R. Whetsell and a brother to my great, great grandfather - John M. Whetsell.
Jacob Whetsell enlisted in Company C of the 24th South Carolina Infantry.
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Name: Charles GinnRank: Unknown Company: D
b. 1839 in Hampton County SC. Son of Able Ginn amd Jemina. He survived the war and had 7 children. He was married to Patience Brown
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Name: William CrosbyRank: Private Company: E
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Name: John GarrisRank: Private Company: E
Born in Colleton county, South Carolina August 10,1819. Enlisted in the 24th June 16,1862 at Salkehatchie,SC. Died in Newsom Hospital,Cassville Georgia, December 15,1863 from wounds. Was married twice but had no children.
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Name: Jesse Stancel JonesRank: Lt. Colonel Company: E
Lt. Col. Jesse S Jones (1832 - Dec 7 1864) of
The Jones Plantation
Colleton County South Carolina.
By
Randy R. Jones

JESSE'S PARENTS:
John S Jones & Elizabeth Broxton of
The Jones Plantation & The Broxton Plantation
Lodge, Colleton County, South Carolina
Descendants of Thomas Jones of WALES (1727-1761.)

JESSE STANCEL JONES enlisted into the Civil War, as Capt J.S Jones, with:
The (CSA) 24th Infantry Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers, Co. E.
24th Infantry Regiment was organized during the winter of 1861-1862 with men from Charleston and the counties of Marion and Edgefield.

NICKNAMED: “The Colleton Guard.”
He was assigned to “The Gist Brigade” under General States Rights Gist.
His commanding officer was Colonel Ellison Capers., (Capers, later promoted to General.)

NOTE: Both General Gist and General Capers are buried at
The Trinity Episcopal Church across from the State House in Columbia, SC.

Lt Col Jesse S Jones preformed his patriotic duties with great conviction and southern pride and was wounded once at Chickamauga.
J.S Jones fought for the Confederacy from the time the 24th was formed until his death, on
December 7th 1864, at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee.

The 24th and 16th Regiments of SC., often combined there units in several war campaigns.
The unit served in the Charleston area, fought at Secessionville, and in May, 1863, moved to Mississippi. Assigned to General Gist's Brigade, it was engaged at Jackson, and then joined the Army of Tennessee. The 24th participated in the campaigns of the army from Chickamauga to Atlanta, endured Hood's winter operations, and saw action in North Carolina. It lost 3 killed, 7 wounded, and 2 missing at Secessionville, had 105 killed or wounded at Jackson, and reported 43 killed, 114 wounded, and 12 missing at Chickamauga. The regiment totaled 430 men and 342 arms in December, 1863. During the Atlanta Campaign, May 6 to July 18, it reported 21 killed, 80 wounded, and 18 missing, and on July 27, there were 53 disabled. Of the 285 engaged at Franklin, fifty-three percent were killed, wounded, or missing. Few surrendered on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Ellison Capers and C.H. Stevens; Lieutenant Colonel J.S. Jones; and Majors M.T. Appleby, Andrew J. Hammond, D.F. Hill, and C.B. Sigwald.

THE BEAUREGARD BATTLE FLAGS:
http://www.lowryrifles.com/origin_battle_flag.htm
On April 20th 1863 at James Island, SC. General Beauregard reviewed the 24th and 16th and awarded them both Battle Flags. Known as ‘‘The Beauregard Flags’’ both are Charleston Depot Colors. Never allowing their flags to be captured, both units would carry their colors until the end of the war. These Flags hang today in the Relic Room in Columbia, SC., home of the South Carolina Soldiers of the Confederacy. Lt. Col. Jesse S Jones assumed command of the 24th Regiment on July 31, 1864.

CITED FOR BRAVERY:
From Palmetto, Georgia to Franklin, Tennessee the 24th and 16th combined forces to embark on a 500 mile march for The Tennessee Campaign. The men suffered much during November from bad weather and the want of clothing, shoes and blankets. Food was rationed and many times there was nothing to eat but meal. Despite all of these hardships no man deserted the flag of his regiment. And no command of the army fought with more spirit and heroic determination at Franklin than the 24th South Carolina Volunteers.
Lt. Col. Jesse S Jones under heavy engagement of the enemy, pressed back there advancing forces. Leading his Regiment up front and to the right he was shot and fell mortally wounded. Lt. Col. Jesse S Jones died of his wound at a division hospital a few days after the battle. His loss will be much felt by the regiment and is greatly deplored by his Colonel.
Signed,
Colonel Ellison Capers.

THE BATTLE AT FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE:
After a long, bloody, and hard fought battle, late into the night The 24th Regiment of South Carolina did in fact charge the enemy, capturing the colors of The Ohio 97th Regiment Infantry and forty prisoners.

BURIED:
Lt Col Jesse S Jones was shot in the lower jaw and mortally wounded; at which time; he was taken to a makeshift divisional hospital, “The Harrison House”.
Lingering for seven days, doctors were unable to stop the bleeding, as Jones finally died from his wounds, on December 7, 1864.
Jones was buried in The McGavock Confederate Cemetery on the Carnton Plantation, just outside of Franklin Tennessee.
To this day, on record his government believes him to be buried there. However, after his death his personal slave gathered up all of his possessions and traveled back across enemy lines to there home in Lodge South Carolina to convey the awful news of his death, shortly thereafter the war ended. Two of his brothers, one being my 3rd Great Grandfather Robert Edgar Jones Sr. and another of his brothers, (not clear which one) took the slave with them on a journey back to Franklin Tennessee to bring back their deceased brothers body. Without permission from anyone the two brothers exhumed their brother’s remains and traveled back to South Carolina.
Lt Col Jesse S Jones is buried with the rest of his family at The Cross Swamp Cemetery in Colleton County. South Carolina.

SOURCES:
The Battle of Franklin.
http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/franklin.html

BOOKS:
'Cemeteries of Upper Colleton County South Carolina'.

'Enlisted for the War, The Struggles of the Gallant 24th South Carolina'. by Eugene Jones.
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Name: John K. MileyRank: Private Company: E
The War Between the States became a cold reality and John was to be a part of it.He along with his brothers volunteered for service in the Confederate Army. His future home life crumbled when he was hit by a minnie ball during the Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864. The minnie ball struck him over the eye and traveled around his head under the skin,breaking the skull in several places and causing almost instant death. Place of burial unknown.
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Name: Joseph Clark MileyRank: Private Company: E
Joseph enlisted with the 24th Infantry Co. E as a Sargent. During the Battle of Atlanta he was wounded, resulting in the amputation of his right foot. At the end of the war his rank was that of a Private. Joseph returned home to Bamberg County and became a school teacher and farmer while raising five children.He died November 8,1881 and is buried next to his wife at Bethesda Church between Ehrhardt and Bamberg, SC.
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Name: James L. FowlerRank: Private Company: F
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Name: Alexander Horace McMahanRank: Private Company: F
Private McMahan was captured at Ringgold, GA on November 25, 1863 during the Chattanooga Campaign. He was held as a POW at Rock Island Barracks, IL where he died in January of 1864. Interred in grave 288 at the Confederate Cemetery at Rock Island Arsenal, IL.
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Name: Henry Franklin MooreRank: Private Company: F
HF Moore enlisted in Anderson Co. SC on March 27, 1863. He was recruited by Capt. DF Hill. He fought 6 May- 16 May near Jackson Mississippi and died in the field hospital near Jackson from his wounds on 16 May 1863. Information reference is found at National Archives M267 Roll 340
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Name: William Crayton ShawRank: Captain Company: F
Enlisted for the entire war. Assigned to Cheatham's rear guard
by Gen. Cooper. Made Captain of the rear guard on June 12, 1863.
Captured Union Gen. Stoneman, the notorious raider. at battle of Sunshine Church during the Atlanta campaign in 1864.
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Name: Hampton ShirleyRank: Private Company: G
My ggggrandfather was captured at Shys Hill,Nashville,Tenn.He was transferred to Camp Chase Military Prison, died Feb. 1865,and buried there. He enlisted at Webster, Miss.
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Name: Edward G. HamiltonRank: 1st Sergeant Company: H
Edward was born 22 Jun 1837 and died 30 Sep 1923. He is buried in the Hightower Cemetery in Limestone, Co. Alabama.
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Name: Andrew Jackson HammondRank: Major Company: I
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Name: Thomas Jefferson ThurmondRank: Private Company: I
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Name: John Ezra BusseyRank: Private Company: K
Born 24 Feb 1844. Enlisted 15 April 1862. Killed in action during the Battle of Secessionville 16 June 1862.
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Name: Wright Peter DornRank: Private Company: K
Died in hospital, 15 Oct. 1863
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Name: Thomas HollingsworthRank: Private Company: K
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Name: John Evrin HolmesRank: Sergeant Company: K
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Name: Joseph Evan MorganRank: 2nd Lieutenant Company: K
Joseph E. Morgan killed in battle at Chickamauga September 20th 1863. Killed while attempting to rally a Georgia Regiment.
He saw the colors fall and ran to pick them up, and although he was warned of the peril, he could not see the Confederate colors dragged in the dust. He bravely unfurled the colors, looking up at the same time, was shot through the neck and died on the field. He was buried in a trench on the battlefield. It is reported that his body was never recovered.
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Name: Thomas Calvin MorganRank: Lt. Colonel Company: K
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