Company G, 53rd Georgia Volunteer Infantry
Company G, 53rd Regiment
Coweta County
"Georgia Rebels"

Officers

Taylor, Robert P.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. A, 1st Regiment Ga. Inf. (Ramsey's,) March 18,1861. Mustered out at Augusta, Ga. March 18, 1862. Elected Captain of Co. G, 53rd Regiment Inf. April 30, 1862; Lieutenant Colonel October 14, 1863. Killed at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29,1863.

Rawls, Thomas F.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. A, 1st Regiment Ga. Inf. (Ramsey's,) June 1, 1861. Mustered out at Augusta, Ga. March 18,1862. Elected 1st Lieutenant of Co. G, 53rd Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 1862. Furloughed for 60 days February 5, 1863. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863. Died from wounds at Richmond, Va. July 28, 1863. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Woods, R. H.
-- Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant of Co. I, 4th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 25, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant of Co. G, 53rd Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 1862; 1st Lieutenant July 28, 1863; Captain October 14, 1863. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865.

Hollon, W. R. (or Hollan)
-- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - April 30, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862. Resigned March 12,1863.

Elmore, Jacob S.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. A, 1st Regiment Ga. Inf. (Ramsey's,) March 18, 1861. Discharged at Cross Roads, Ga. January 12,1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant of Co. G, 53rd Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 1862. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant March 13, 1863; 2nd Lieutenant July 28, 1863; 1st Lieutenant November 25, 1863. Captured at Sailor's Creek, Va. April 6, 1865. Released at Johnson's Island, Oh. June 18, 1865. Died in Oglethorpe County, Ga. January 12, 1911.

Swann, W. H.
-- 2nd Sergeant - April 30,1862. Captured at Cedar Creek, Va. October 19,1864. Died in prison December 1864.

Chappell, W. W.
-- 3rd Sergeant April 30, 1862. Captured at Fayetteville, Pa. July 1, 1863. Released in 1865.

Stewart, James B.
-- 4th Sergeant - April 30, 1862. Killed at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863.

Taylor, W. L.
-- 5th Sergeant - April 30, 1862. Elected Jr. 2d Lieutenant August 22, 1863; 2nd Lieutenant November 25, 1863. Left arm disabled at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863. Captured at Amelia Court House, Va. April 6, 1865. Released at Johnson's Island, Oh. July 1865. (Born in Ga. August 12,1842.)

Sibley, J. B.
-- 1st Corporal - April 30,1862. Appointed 5th Sergeant October 1863; 1st Sergeant February 1864. Captured at Amelia Court House, Va. April 6, 1865. Released at Johnson's Island, Oh. July 1865.

Blount, A. T.
-- 2nd Corporal - April 30,1862. Appointed 1st Corporal October 1863; 5th Sergeant June 17, 1864. Captured at Amelia Court House, Va. April 6, 1865. Released at Johnson's Island, Oh. July 1865.

Tidwell, W. P.
-- 3rd Corporal - April 30, 1862. Died at Richmond, Va. in 1863.

Crawford, Mac N.
-- 4th Corporal - April 30,1862. Died of smallpox at Fredericksburg, Va. in 1863.

Adcock, J. N.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Died of measles in hospital at Richmond, Va. October 27, 1862.

Addy, M. L.
-- Private - July 25, 1862. Wounded at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863, and died there from wounds December 1863.

Addy, Reuben L.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. A,1st Regiment Ga. Inf. (Ramsey's,) March 18, 1861. Mustered out at Augusta, Ga. March 18, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 53d Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30,1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant March 13,1863. Wounded at Baker's Creek, Miss. May 16, 1863; Wilderness, Va. May 6, 1864. Appointed Regimental Ensign June 15, 1864. Captured, date and place not given. Released near Sandusky, Oh. June 18, 1865.

Akin, Isom (or Isham)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Pension records show he was at home on sick furlough close of war.

Akin, W. G.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Died of typhoid fever in hospital at Richmond, Va. June 20, 1863.

Alford, B. M. (or B. W.)
-- Private - April 30,1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15, 1862. Discharged, furnished J. W. Pitts as substitute, September 4, 1862.

Anderson, M. N.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15,1862. Died at Richmond, Va. September 19,1862.

Bailey, Thomas T.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. I, 4th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 25,1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 53d Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 1862. Wounded, right arm permanently disabled at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3,1863.

Borders, Peyton F.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15, 1862. Contracted rheumatism, which totally disabled him July 1862. Discharged, disability, August 6, 1862. (Born in Pike County, Ga. September 6, 1835. Died in Spalding County, Ga. January 6, 1903.)

Bowers, Giles
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Died of chronic diarrhea in Va. hospital March 20,1863.

Bowers, Joel
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Killed at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17,1862.

Browning, J. C.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Ga. Sharpshooters. Wounded at Amelia Court House, Va. April 6, 1865. Paroled in 1865.

Burton, W. H.
-- Private - April 30,1862. Captured at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1864. Died at Elmira, N. Y. Buried in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Grave #247.

Cannon, B. S.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Captured at Cashtown or Fayetteville, Pa. July 1, 1863. Died of smallpox at Fort Delaware, Del. November 20, 1863.

Cannon, G.W.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. A, 1st Regiment Ga. Inf. (Ramsey's,) March 18, 1861. Discharged at Winchester, Va. December 26, 1861. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 53d Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 1862. Died of smallpox at Culpeper, Va. November 18, 1862.

Cannon, H. D.
-- Private - April 30,1862. Died at Richmond, Va. October 22, 1862.

Cannon, N. B.
-- Private - May 5, 1864. Pension records show he surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. (Born in Meriwether County, Ga. April 1, 1844.)

Cannon, Thomas J.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded, left arm permanently disabled at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Roll for October 1864, shows him at home, sick. (Born in Ga. May 23, 1838.)

Cato, George
-- Private - Paroled in 1865.

Chappell, John V.
-- Private - April 30,1862. Roll for February 1865, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. (Born in Walton County, Ga. in 1840.)

Chappell, John W.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded, right shoulder permanently disabled at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863. Died, result of wound, May 22,1888.

Chappell, Reuben J.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Appointed 3d Corporal October 1863; 1st Corporal February 1864. Captured at Burkeville, Va. April 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 10,1865. (Born in Ga. in 1847. Died in Carroll County, Ga. December 31, 1932.)

Chappell, R. M.
-- Private - February I8,1864.

Chappell, W. T.
-- Private - March 21, 1863. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865. (Born in Walton County, Ga. in 1835.)

Coats, John J.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded in left arm at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863. Died from wounds at Rogersville, Tenn. December 19, 1863.

Conkle, J. H.
-- Private - in 1862. Wounded in head, resulting in deafness, at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862. Discharged, disability, at Lynchburg, Va. January 1863. (Born in Henry County, Ga. in 1840.)

Crawford, Amanuel James Pate (or Manse)
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. E, 28th Regiment Ga. Inf. September 3, 1861. Wounded in hip at Gettysburg, Pa. July 3, 1863. Transferred to Co. G, 53d Regiment Ga. Inf. September 17,1863. Received pay March 2,1865. Pension records show he was transferred to Co. C, 9th Battn. Ga. Light Artillery, and surrendered near Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. (Born in Newton County, Ga. March 17, 1828.)

Cunningham, M. H.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862. Died near Lynchburg, Va. August 14, 1863. Buried there in Confederate Cemetery No. 8, 5th Line, Lot 196 Christian's.

Deaning, J. N. (or J. H.)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded at Fredericksburg, Va. December 13, 1862.

Delk, Henry
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. I, 4th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 25,1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 53rd Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 1862. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2, 1863. Died in prison October 20,1863.

Dingler, Green Berry
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded, lost sight of left eye and hearing in left ear at Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. (Born in Spalding County, Ga. in 1841. Died in Carroll County, Ga. in 1928. Buried in Pleasant View Cemetery near Carrollton, Ga.)

Dingler, J. D.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal October 1863; 2d Corporal February 1864. Discharged, disability, October 1864. (Born in Pike County, Ga. November 23, 1843. Died January 19, 1927.)

Dingler, W. H.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862. Pension records show he was discharged, account of lung trouble, at Lynchburg, Va. May 1863. (Born in Spalding County, Ga. in 1841.)

Donohoe, W. W.
-- Private - April 30,1862. Died May 13,1863.

Doster, G. M.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15, 1862.

Evans, J. R.
-- Private - March 15, 1863. Pension records show he surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. (Born in Pike County, Ga. February 28, 1844.)

Foster, B. J.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15, 1862.

Gable, Noah Wesley
-- Private - April 30,1862. Appointed Hospital Steward March 1863. Captured near Knoxville, Tenn. December 3,1863. Released at Johnson's Island, Oh. June 20,1865.

Gibson, G. A.
-- Private - July 1862. Paroled in 1865.

Hamil, Joseph C. (or Harrell)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Died at Richmond, Va. July 22,1862.

Herndon, J. J.
-- Private - April 30,1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865.

Higgins, Pattillo W. (or Tillman W.)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863. Captured at Middlebrook, Tenn. December 5, 1863, and died at Middlebrook Hospital near Knoxville, Tenn. January 1864.

Higgins, R. N.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Appointed 4th Corporal February 1865. Wounded and captured near Sailor's Creek, Va. April 6, 1865. Released in 1865.

Hodnett, A. G.
-- Private - July 21, 1862. Appointed 2d Corporal October 1863. Discharged, disability.

Hodnett, B. F.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded, left thigh permanently disabled, and two fingers of left hand amputated at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2,1863. Discharged November 1864. (Born in Ga. February 11, 1830.)

Hogan, H.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15,1862.

Horton, C. S.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Killed at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863.

Horton, J. P. (or J. B.)
-- Private - April 30,1862. Died at Richmond, Va. April 20, 1863. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Huckaby, I. M. (or Huckabee)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865.

Huckaby, Samuel M. (or Huckabee)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Disabled by disease contracted in service. On detached service March 1865. Pension records show he surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9,1865. (Born in Pike County, Ga. February 14, 1833.)

Humden, S. J.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865.

Hunt, J. A.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Absent without leave August 1862. Dropped from rolls February 1864.

Johnson, Allen
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Died in Richmond, Va. hospital in 1862.

Jones, S. J.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15, 1862.

Key, W. B.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded in left hand, necessitating amputation of finger, at Gettysburg, Pa. July 3, 1863. Contracted chronic diarrhea at Culpeper, Va. in 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. (Born in Ga. April 13, 1812.)

Leach, Lankford
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Commissioned by Gov. Brown as cotton card repairer for Spalding County, Ga. June 1864.

Lewis, Joel
-- Private - Co. H.

Lewis, Nathan
-- Private - April 30,1862. Died of fever in camp near Richmond, Va. September 8, 1862.

Lewis, Robert
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Mortally wounded at Gettysburg, Pa. July 3,1863.

Linch, Benjamin
-- Private - April 30,1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862; Cold Harbor, Va. June 3, 1864. Died from wounds in Richmond, Va. hospital June 1864.

Linch, William J. (or Lynch)
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. 1, 4th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 25,1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 53d Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 1862. Appointed 2d Sergeant February 1865. Captured at Amelia Court House, Va. April 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 29,1865.

Little, Joel
-- Private - Transferred from Artillery March 1865. Deserted in 1865.

Martin, Julius P.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Discharged at Farmville, Va. April 1865. (Born in Fayette County, Ga. April 5, 1844.)

Maynard, Meredith (Manard)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Discharged October 1862.

Moore, E. P. (or Moon)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15, 1862. Died near Richmond, Va. August 6, 1862.

Nixon, Joseph
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Died July 27, 1862.

Pate, H. M.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. I, 4th Regiment Ga. State Troops November 12, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 53rd Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30,1862. Wounded and captured at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863. Died in Smallpox hospital January 1864.

Pearce, J. E. D. (or Pierce)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Died of measles in camp near Richmond, Va. July 28, 1862.

Pennington, L. M. (or S. M.)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded at Knoxville, Tenn. November 29, 1863. Died at Rock Island, Ill. January 1864.

Powell, James
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded at Chattanooga, Tenn. September 1863. Appointed 3d Corporal June 17, 1864.

Pyron, S. J.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865.

Shaw, John
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Wounded in jawbone, speech destroyed, at Gettysburg, Pa. July 3,1863. Discharged, disability, March 1864. Died at Griffin, Ga. effect of wound, November 8, 1872.

Spence, James A.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. I, l0th Regiment Ga. Inf. May 27, 1861. Discharged, disability, November 1, 1861. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 56th Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 18G2. Appointed Corporal. Wounded at Wilderness, Va. May 6, 1864. Pension records show he was at home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born in South Carolina July 9, 1841. Died in Campbell County, Ga. February 26, 1922.)

Spivey, James J.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 28th. Regiment Ga. Inf. August 3, 1862. Appears last on roll for December 31, 1862.

Stanford, J. S.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Drowned while in bathing near Orange Court House, Va. in 1863.

Storey, B. W. (or Story)
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15, 1862.

Sturdivant, C. A.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. I, 4th Regiment Ga. State Troops October 25, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 53rd Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 1862. Roll for October 31,1862, only roll on file, shows him present.

Swann, B. T.
-- Private - April 30,1862. Captured at Gettysburg, Pa. July 4, 1863. Exchanged in 1864. Wounded in left hip near Knoxville, Tenn. January 27, 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. (Born in Monroe County, Ga. in 1837.)

Thompson, Abraham
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Died, relapse of measles in Richmond, Va. hospital, May 18, 1863. Buried there in Hollywood Cemetery.

Turnipseed, Hiram W.
-- Enlisted as a Private in Co. A, 1st Regiment Ga. Inf. (Ramsey's,) March 18, 1861. Mustered out at Augusta, Ga. March 18, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Co. G, 53rd Regiment Ga. Inf. April 30, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant August 1863. Captured at Sailor's Creek, Va. April 6, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 20,1865.

Turnipseed, Z. F.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Absent, sick, February 1864.

Weems, J. M.
-- Private - April 30,1862. Died at Richmond, Va. June 8, 1864.

Weldon, J. W.
-- Private - April 30,1862. Killed at Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,1863.

Williams, W. T.
-- Pension records show he enlisted in 1863. Detailed teamster. Wounded and discharged October 1863.

Williamson, W. E.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 15, 1862.

Williamson, W. H. C.
-- Private - May 5, 1862. Transferred to Co. H, May 5, 1862. Captured near Knoxville, Tenn. December 3, 1863. Transferred from Rock Island, Barracks, Ill. to U. S. Navy May 23,1864.

Woods, J. J.
-- Private - April 30, 1862. Discharged at Richmond, Va. September 3,1862.


Reference:
Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861 - 1865 by Lillian Henderson