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10th Georgia Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: David S. BrownRank: Private Company: B

David S. Brown was born in the year 1810 [per military records and death record]. David S. Brown was born in S. Carolina. David S. Brown was 50 years old when he entered the Civil War in Company B Worth's Rebels 10th Battalion of Georgia Infantry. David got sick while guarding the union soldiers in the hospital. David's last payroll was in Feb. 1863 and shows David S. Brown 'sick in the hospital Richmond.] David S. Brown died of Typhoid fever and was in General Hospital #1 [Old Alms House]. David died and was buried April 4, 1863 in Shockoe Hill Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. David's middle initial could possibly stand for his fathers middle name [Sumner] or possibly Spencer [his uncle's name]. David named one of his sons with the name Spencer, as researchers we tend to feel that David's middle name was Spencer, but there is no factual record found to date to verify that opinion. David S. Brown - Enlisted March 4th, 1862, and Served in the Civil War (Confederate War) in Co. B. 10th Battalion, Sorrel's Brigade, Mahone's Division 'Worth's Rebels'. There were 120 men in this battalion. 10th Infantry Battalion (also called 3rd Battalion) was formed at Americus, Ga., during Summer of 1862, under Capt. Henderson. David joined March 4, 1862, from Worth County, Ga. under Daniel Henderson for a period of three years or the war. Its five companies of District #1 and District # 2 and Georgia District - were made up of men from Macon and Sumter, Worth, counties. The 10th Battalion Worth's Rebels remained at Camp Stephens until May 14, 1862 when the company received orders to proceed to Macon, Georgia to guard several thousand Federal prisoners Union Soldiers at Camp Ogethorpe. The unit served on the Georgia coast, then guarded prisoners and stores at Macon, Ga. January - February 1863; the 10th Battalion proceeded under orders to Richmond, Virginia. They were stationed between the James Rver and Cape Fear. The men camped out around Manchester{across the River from Richmond, Va.} David Brown, under Capt. Henderson --- was shown as absent and at the hospital in Richmond, Virginia. David Brown got sick while guarding the prisoners and was placed in a hospital in Richmond,Virginia. 2/21/1863. GSI # LAST NAME FIRST NAME COMPANY UNIT SERVED ENROLL RANK DISCHARGE RANK GSI # 22906 Brown David S. B 10th Batt'n, GA Inf. Private Private Military Records: Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865 10th Battalion Georgia Volunteer Infantry Co. B WORTH REBELS Daniel C. Henderson William A. Greer Manasseh Henderson Worth County Georgia

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