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GENERAL BARTON AND STOVALL HISTORY  & HERITAGE ASSOCIATION

Company E

 

MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANY E, 42d REGIMENT

GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

ARMY OF TENNESSEE

C. S. A.

NEWTON COUNTY, GEORGIA

HARPER GUARDS

 

Mercer, Thomas J.- Captain March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 7, 1863 Sick in Atlanta, Ga. hospital October 31, 1863.

Heard, Joseph - 1st Lieutenant March 4, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Walker, James D.- 2d Lieutenant March 4, 1862. Died of fever at Camp McDonald, Ga. June 29, 1862.

Osborne, Lazarus (or Ozburn) - Jr. 2d Lieutenant March 4, 1862. Resigned August 10, 1862.

Nolen, William H. H. (or Nolan) - 1st Sergeant March 4, 1862. A private on account of ill health in 1862. Wounded at At lanta, Ga. July 22, 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Middlebrooks, Zere Pendergrass - 2d Sergeant March 4, 1862. Died of measles at Loudon, Tenn. July 3, 1862.

Cowan, James P. (or Cowen) - 3d Sergeant March 4, 1862. Died August 18, 1863.

Ivy, John W. (or Ivey) - 4th Sergeant March 4, 1862. Left in Newton County, Ga. on indefinite sick furlough April 15, 1862. Reduced to ranks in 1862. Roll for March -April 1863, last on which borne, shows he "Deserted; absent without leave since March 20, 1862."

Brewer, Drewry Jefferson - 5th Sergeant March 4, 1862. Ap- pointed 4th Sergeant in 1862. Wounded at Resaca, Ga. May 15, 1864. Captured near Decatur, Ala. October 31, 1864. Sent to Camp Douglas, Ill. where he took oath of allegiance to U. S. Govt. March 24, 1865. Mustered into service as a private in Co. F, 6th Regiment U. S. Inf. March 26, 1865.

Boyd, Thomas A.- 1st Corporal March 4, 1862. Appointed Color' Bearer. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Ga. in 1842.)

Mercer, James M.- 2d Corporal March 4, 1862. Elected Jr. 2d Lieutenant August 15, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 7, 1863 Roll dated December 10, 1863, last on file, shows him present. No later record. (Born in Newton County, Ga. January 1, 1836.)

Huff, Seth K.- 3d Corporal March 4, 1862. Appointed Color Bearer. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Killed at Resaca, Ga. May 15, 1864.

Elliott, James J.- 4th Corporal March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 7, 1863 Killed at Bentonville, N. C. March 19, 1865.

Aikens, Jeptha A.- private. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Allen, William J.- private February 28, 1863 Captured at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Roll dated December 10, 1863, last on file, shows him "Absent without leave. Bounty due." Pension records show he "Was taken sick at Vicksburg, Miss. July 1863. Was paroled home and did no further service." (Born in Edgefield, S. C. December 25, 1830. Died April 1908.)

Almand, John - private March 4, 1862. Elected 2d Lieutenant August 16, 1862. Died at Conyers, Ga. December 18, 1862.

Almand, Thomas Jefferson (or J. T.) - private May 12, 1862. Discharged, disability, August 17 or September 25, 1863

Almand, Thomas S.- private March 4, 1862. Lost right eye, at Knoxville, Tenn. November 1863 Captured at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863 Paroled in 1863 Received at City Point, Va. for exchange July 6, 1863 Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him absent without leave. Pension records show he sur rendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Newton County, Ga. August 12, 1838.)

Aycock, Isham Melville - private March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863. Wounded in left leg at Resaca, Ga. May 15, 1864; gangrene developed, resulting in permanent disability. (Born in Ga. September 14, 1838. Died in Oconee County, Ga. in 1904.)

Bennett, Rufus King - private March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 1863 Surren dered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Ga. November 2, 1838.)

Biggers, James P. W.- Enlisted as a private in Co. H, 6th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861. Roll dated April 16, 1862, last on file, shows him present. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga. April or May 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. E, 42d Regiment Ga. Inf. August 19, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Biggers, John R.- private March 4, 1862. Died at Camp McDon ald, Ga. June 29, 1862.

Biggers, J. P.- Pension records show he enlisted as a private April 1862, and surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. {Born in Newton County, Ga. March 1843.)

Bishop, C. W.- private August 19, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Appears on list of sick and wounded prisoners shipped from Vicksburg, Miss. to Mobile, Ala., on Steamer St. Maria, July 30, 1863 Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Boggus, Henry J.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed 3d Corporal April 1863 Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 1863 Appointed 1st Sergeant May 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Ga. in 1843.)

Boggus, Robert W.- private May 12, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Boyd, James T.- Appointed 3d Sergeant of Co. H, 6th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861. Roll dated April 16, 1862, last on file, shows him present. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga. April or May 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. E, 42d Regiment Ga. Inf. April 4, 1863. Appointed Sergeant. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Boyd, William P.- private May 12, 1862. Roll dated December 10, 1863, last on file, shows him present. Unofficial records show he was killed at Resaca, Ga. May 15, 1864.

Brewer, Elisha M.- private May 12, 1862. Died at Camp McDonald, Ga. June 10, 1863

Brewer, W. N.- private May 12, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. 551

Bryan, James M.- private August 19, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 3, 1863, and paroled there July 1863 Died in 1863

Bryant, Joel C.- private March 4, 1862. Died at Vicksburg, Miss. in 1863

Chaffin, Joel Madison (or Chafin, Madison M.) - private March 4, 1862. Died at Vicksburg, Miss. June 10, 1863

Chaffin, William T.- private March 4, 1862. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Childers, John - private March 4, 1862. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in East Tenn. in 1827.)

Childers, Samuel - private March 4, 1862. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Childers, William - private March 4, 1862. Roll dated June 28, 1862, last on which borne, shows him present. Died in service.

Cody, William (or Coody) - private March 4, 1862. Roll to April 30, 1862, last on which borne, shows him present. Hospital roll to August 31, 1862, shows him "Present in Convalescent Camp Hospital at Knoxville, Tenn." No later record.

Cook, George J.- private May 12, 1862. Captured at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Sur rendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Died at Atta pulgus, Ga. June 23, 1899.)

Cook, James T.- private March 4, 1862. Died April 24, 1862.

Cowan, Calvin B. (or Cowen) - private March 4, 1862. Died May 18, 1863.

Cowan, Cornelius A. (or Cowen) - private March 4, 1862. Died at Enterprise, Miss. date not stated.

Cowan, Harvey K.- Enlisted as a private in Co. H, 6th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861. Roll dated December 16, 1862, last on file, shows him present. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga. April or May 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. E, 42d Regiment Ga. Inf. May 13, 1862. Died in Vicksburg, Miss. hospital in 1863

Cowan, James C. C.- private March 4, 1862. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him "Absent, sent to Rome, Ga. hospital." Wounded at Bentonville, N. C. March 19, 1865. (Died January 7, 1924.)

Dick, James F.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant in 1862; 3d Sergeant August 1863 Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Dick, Levi - private. Died in service.

Edwards, Henry H.- private March 4, 1862. Died in Fair Grounds Hospital #l, at Atlanta, Ga. December 27, 1862. (Buried there in Oakland Cemetery.)

Edwards, Thomas L.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Killed at Resaca, Ga. May 15, 1864.

Elliott, George Robert - private March 4, 1862. Transferred to Co. B, 53d Regiment Ga. Inf., in exchange for Samuel L. McNair, November 8, 1863. Wounded at Cedar Creek, Va. October 19, 1864. Died of wounds November 4, 1864.

Elliott, William James - private March 4, 1862. Died at Big Shanty, Ga. April 5, 1863

Ellis, William B.- private July 16, 1862. Captured at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Wounded in left leg at Missionary Ridge, Tenn. November 25, 1863. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Newton County, Ga. November 13, 1825.)

Ewings, Joseph (or Ewens) - private March 4, 1862. Died in service.

Ewings, Thomas (or Ewens) - private March 4, 1862. Died in hospital.

Fincher, John E.- private February 23, 1863. Captured at Nashville, Tenn. December 16, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Ill. June 19, 1865.

Fincher, J. M.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Nashville, Tenn. December 16, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Ill. June 19, 1865.

Geiger, William H. H.- private March 4, 1862. Died April 15, 1862.

Gilpin, William T.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed 2d Sergeant March 1863 Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 16, 1863 On detached duty in

Macon, Ga. Arsenal October 31, 1863 -July 1864. No later record.

Goodson, Thomas D.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed 3d Corporal; Color Bearer. Died at Bean Station, Tenn. in 1863

Green, James M.- private May 12, 1862. Died March 7, 1863

Green, William Frank - private March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.

Green, William J.- private March 4, 1862. Rejected.

Hailey, William T.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal; 2d Corporal. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him absent without leave. Pension records show he was absent, sick, September 1864, to close of war. (Resident of Ga. since 1855.)

Harris, Henry G.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed 2d Corporal March 1863; 4th Corporal; 3d Corporal. Captured near Kinston, N. C. March 10, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 27, 1865.

Harris, James Thomas - private March 4, 1862. Died of dis- ease in Newton County, Ga. April 22, 1862.

Heard, Herbert S.- private March 4, 1862. Died at Bean Station, Tenn. August 16, 1863

Hewell, Hope H.- Enlisted as a private in Co. H, 6th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 21, 1861. Discharged, disability, January 18, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Co. E, 42d Regiment Ga. Inf. March 4, 1862. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him absent in Jackson, Miss. hospital. Died in hospital.

Hinton, John L.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Pension records show he was wounded, left hand disabled and two fingers of right hand amputated, at Jonesboro, Ga. August 31, 1864, and was at home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born in Newton County, Ga. March 15, 1836.)

Ingram, John W.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed Color Bearer. Died at Vicksburg, Miss. July 20, 1863

Jones, Benjamin F.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Marietta, Ga. July 3, 4 or 5, 1864. Released at Camp Douglas, Ill. June 16, 1865.

Jones, W. C. C.- private March 4, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Newton County, Ga. October 12, 1844.)

King, James M.- private May 18, 1862. Died at Vicksburg, Miss. prior to April 15, 1863

King, John Asberry - private March 4, 1862. Wounded, left leg permanently disabled at Resaca, Ga., May 15, 1864. At home, wounded, close of war. Leg amputated April 6, 1892. (Resident of Ga. since December 11, 1839. Died in Rockdale County, Ga. June 12, 1909.)

King, John B.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

King, Samuel A.- private July 27, 1863 Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him present. Died in service.

Kitchens, Charles - private May 12, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Ga.)

Kitchens, Henry Z. ("Dude".) - private February 23, 1863 Sur- rendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in New ton County, Ga. in 1845.)

Kitchens, John E.- private in 1864. Captured by 1st Brigade, 2d Cavalry Division, at Macon, Ga. April 20 or 21, 1865. (Born in Ga. in 1847.)

Kitchens, Moses ("Pete".) - private May 12, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Lee, Augustus J.- private March 4, 1862. Elected 2d Lieutenant March 15, 1863 Wounded at Orangeburg, S. C. February 12, 1865. Died in General Hospital #l, at Columbia, S. C. March 21, 1865. 554

Leech, John W. (or Leach) - private March 4, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Lowry, Joseph E.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed Musician. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Lowry, William G.- private March 4, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

McCullough, Perry O.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Atlanta, Ga. August 23, 1864. released at Camp Chase, O. June 11, 1865.

McKitrick, Hugh D.- private March 4, 1862. Died April 16, 1862.

McNair, Samuel Lawson - Enlisted as a private in Co. B, 53rd Regiment Ga. Inf. May 1, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 42d Regiment Ga. Inf., in exchange for Robert Elliott, November 8, 1863 Wounded in left thigh at Kinston, N. C. March 14, 1865. Captured in Raleigh, N. C. hospital April 13, 1865.

Mercer, William F.- private March 4, 1862. Died April 12, 1863

Morgan, William - private February 23, 1863. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him present. Died in service.

Morris, Francis M.- private. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Nolen, Isaac Newton (or Nolan) - private March 12, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 1863 Died in service.

Nolen, J. M. (or Nolan) - private April 13, 1864. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Nolen, Stephen W. (or Nolan) - private March 4, 1862. Died in Vicksburg, Miss. hospital February 26, 1863.

Parker, Aaron J.- private March 4, 1862. Died March 26, 1863

Parker, James M.- private May 12, 1862. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Parker, John C.- private February 28, 1863 In Bragg Hospital at Newnan, Ga. January 1, 1864. Died in service.

Pickett, S. P.- private August 1, 1862. Appointed Musician. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him present. No later record.

Piper, Alexander - private March 4, 1862. Absent without leave March 20, 1862-April 1863 No later record.

Piper, Wesley - private March 4, 1862. Died of variola in Atlanta, Ga. hospital January 16, 1863

Polk, Charles E.- private May 13, 1862. Wounded in leg, resulting in amputation, at Bentonville, N. C. March 19, 1865. Captured in Raleigh, N. C. hospital April 13, 1865.

Polk, John E.- private May 12, 1862. Died at Greeneville, Tenn. May 12, 1863

Polk, J. K.- private August 17, 1863 Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him absent, sent to Rome, Ga. hospital. No later record.

Polk, Thomas W. O.- private May 12, 1862. Appointed Mu- sician. Wounded in leg, necessitating amputation, at Pine Mountain, Ga. June 24, 1864. Discharged, disability, in 1864.

Pope, Andrew James - private March 4, 1862. Died at Knoxville, Tenn. November 25, 1862.

Pope, Henry B.- private May 13, 1862. Died September 5, 1863

Pope, John Clark - private May 12, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Wounded in right hip at Bentonville, N. C. March 19, 1865. Died of wounds in General Hospital #13, at Raleigh, N. C. April 1, 1865. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery.

Pope, William - private May 18, 1862. Captured at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Wounded, date and place not given. Admitted to Way Hospital at Meridian, Miss., wounded, January 13, 1865; remarks: "furloughed."

Queen, E. D.- See 4th Sergeant Co. H.

Reagan, Stephen D.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born near Anderson Court House, S. C. in 1840.)

Robinson, Thomas D.- private March 4, 1862. Died of variola in General Hospital at Atlanta, Ga. January 25, 1863

Rogers, David L.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 7, 1863 Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Jasper County, Ga. about 1823.)

Russell, Albin (or Abin) - private March 4, 1862. Roll dated April 12, 1862, shows he was rejected.

Sams, John R.- private August 1, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant in 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863 Killed at Resaca, Ga. May 15, 1864.

Smith, A. Tire - private February 23, 1863. Roll dated December 10, 1863 last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Newton County, Ga. February 6, 1841.)

Smith, James H. (or H. James) - private March 4, 1862. Discharged March 31, 1863

Smith, John O.- private August 1, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Smith, Joseph A.- private March 4, 1862. Captured, date and place not stated. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 19, 1865. (Born in Monroe County, Ga. in 1839.) 556

Smith, J. W.- private August 19, 1862. Appointed Corporal. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled July 1863 Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Ga.)

Smith, Madison M.- private March 4, 1862. Absent without leave December 10, 1863 No later record.

Smith, William - private August 19, 1862. Appears last on roll dated April 30, 1863 Died in hospital.

Sockwell, William - private March 4, 1862. Died in Soldiers' Home Hospital, at Jackson, Miss. between April 1, and July 10, 1863

Stone, Charles W.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 4, 1963, and paroled there July 7, 1863 Killed at Smithfield, N. C.

Taylor, Fenton J.- private March 4, 1862. Captured, date and place not stated. Exchanged at City Point, Va. July 6, 1863 Killed at Kennesaw Mountain, Ga. June 27, 1864.

Taylor, Richard - private March 4, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Thomas, Enoch - private March 4, 1862. Roll for March 4 to April 30, 1862, shows he was "Left in Newton County, Ga. on indefinite sick furlough." Died at home January 1, 1863

Thomas, James W.- private March 4, 1862. Killed at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 1863

Thompson, William B.- private March 4, 1862. Captured at Missionary Ridge, Tenn. November 27, 1863 Died of pneumonia at Rock Island, Ill. January 18, 1864.

Tucker, Jesse L.- private August 1, 1862. Appointed 2d Sergeant in 1863 Admitted to Pettigrew General Hospital #13, at Raleigh, N. C., March 10, 1863 Transferred March 21, 1865, place not stated.

Tucker, William E.- private March 4, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant April 1863 Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865.

Tyler, John - private March 4, 1862. Died April 21, 1862.

Victory, Levi - private. Captured near Franklin, Tenn. December 17, 1864. Died of chronic diarrhea in Military Prison at Camp Chase, O. February 28, 1865. Grave #1489, Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

Wiley, Thomas J.- private March 4, 1862. Died in Vicksburg, Miss. hospital April 29, 1863

Wilkerson, Thomas M. (or Wilkinson) - private March 4, 1862. Appears on prisoner of war roll of captured troops under Major General F. J. Herron with remark: "Captured in a rifle pit stormed by our men June 24, 1863 " Paroled at Vicks burg, Miss. July 1863 Died in service.

Wilson, William - private May 12, 1862. Died of typhoid fever in General Hospital #20, place not stated.