2nd Infantry Regiment

Company A
Banks County
"Banks County Guards"

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This command was ordered from Brunswick, Georgia to Virginia July 21, 1861.
Reached Richmond July 29, 1861; thence to Acquia Creek, thence to Brooks Station.
Left Brooks Station for Manassas, arriving there, August 26, and was assigned to Brigade of General Robert Toombs.

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Aerial, J. M. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Wounded in arm Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Aerial, S. A. -- Private - November 21, 1861. Killed, Wilderness, Virginia May 6, 1864.

Allan, James Charlton -- Musician - April 20, 1861. Wounded. Appointed Sergeant Major, 11th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, November 1863. Wounded and captured, Waynesboro, Georgia June 22, 1864. Released, Pt. Lookout Maryland June 22, 1865.

Allan, Robert -- 2nd Lieutenant - April 20, 1861. Died, fever, at Mrs. Foster’s home near Manassas, Virginia, October 14, 1861.

Allen, Henry -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, May 25, 1862. Died Banks County, Georgia1862.

Allen, James H. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, Richmond, Virginia October 18, 1861.

Andrews, James E. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Died, measles, General Hospital, Farmville, Virginia April 6, 1862.

Andrews, N. P. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, Savannah, Georgia July 23, 1861.

Andrews, William J. (or J. W.) -- Private - April 20, 1861. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Ash, John R. -- Private - July 10, 1861. Killed, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863.

Ash, William McCracken -- Private - April 20, 1861. Elected Ensign June 21, 1861; Jr. 2nd Lieutenant June 24, 1861. Resigned April 20, 1862.

Ayres, Obediah W. (or Ayers) -- Enlisted as a private, Company B, 15th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, July 14, 1861. Transferred to Cu. A, 2nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, June 28, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Boling, McKinney M. -- Private - July 10, 1861. Transferred to Company H, 34th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 12, 1862. Severely wounded and captured, Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 16, 1863. Admitted to Prison Hospital, Baker's Creek, Mississippi May 17, 1863. No later record.

Boling, Nathaniel S. -- Enlisted as a private, Company H, 34th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, March 26, 1863. Captured, Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863; and paroled there July 8, 1863. Transferred to Company A, 2nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, August 1, 1864. Captured, Fort Harrison, Virginia September 29; 1864. No later record.

Boling, William J. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Killed, 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862.

Borders, Stephen L. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861. No record of transfer. Enlisted as a private in Company H, 34th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 12, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Captured near Nashville, Tennessee December 16, 1864. Received at Louisville, Kentucky January 2, 1865, and at Camp Chase, Ohio January 4, 1865. No later record.

Bray, Benjamin -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant August 1, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Brewer, John W. -- Appointed 2nd Sergeant of Company A, 24th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, August 24, 1861. Transferred to Company A, 2nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, March 1, 1863. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Brewer, Joseph H. -- 3rd Sergeant - April 20, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant April 2, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant April 26, 1862; 1st Lieutenant July 2, 1863. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

Brock, S. T. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Killed at Wilderness, Virginia May 6, 1864.

Brock, W. H. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Brock, W. K. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed 2nd Corporal. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Brown, Thomas J. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Died of measles at Brunswick, Georgia June 23, 1861.

Bullington, John L. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Wounded on picket duty, Manassas, Virginia November 1861. Died, wounds, in camp near Centreville, Virginia December 4, 1861.

Busch, Peyton E. (or Bush) -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, November 13, 1861.

Cagle, Henry -- Private - June 1, 1863. Captured, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Exchanged, Boulware's & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia February 20, 1865.

Candler, Daniel Gill -- Captain - April 20, 1861. Resigned, disability, April 20, 1862. Made application for appointment as Post Quartermaster June 25, 1863. Born in Columbia County, Georgia in 1812. Died at Gainesville, Georgia October 14, 1887.

Carr, William Henry -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed Corporal; Sergeant. Killed, Malvern Hill, Virginia July 1, 1862.

Carson, Thomas L. -- Private - July 27, 1861 Contracted chronic diarrhoea in service. Leg disabled on march from Centreville to Richmond, Virginia March 1862. Sick in hospital December 3, 1864. Born April 7, 1843. Died Franklin County, Georgia February 22, 1925.

Chapman, James W. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Killed, Malvern Hill, Virginia July 1, 1862.

Chapman, M. N. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Injured on railroad at Petersburg, Virginia 1863. Absent on Surgeon's certificate of disability December 31, 1864.

Charlton, William W. -- 1st Lieutenant - April 20, 1861. Elected Captain April 20, 1862; Major July 2, 1863. Resigned January 15, 1864. Appointed "Com.” of the 9th Congressional District of Georgia to pay claims, etc. December 3, 1864.

Chastain, H. S. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Chastain, James B. -- 2nd Corporal - April 20, 1861. Wounded, 2nd Manassas, Virginia, August 30, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Chastain, John W. -- 4th Sergeant - April 20, 1861. Discharged account of chronic rheumatism December 7, 1861. Enlisted as a private, Company H, 34th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, 1863. Lost two fingers, Baker's Creek, Mississippi, May 16, 1863. Surrendered Greensboro North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Church, B. F. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, Richmond, Virginia January 8, 1862.

Clarke, Henry F. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Captured, Mossy Creek, Tennessee January 22, 1864. Transferred from Rock Island, Illinois for exchange March 2, 1865. Paroled, Augusta, Georgia May 18, 1865.

Cox, J. T. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Crocker, Josephus M. -- Private - July 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, 1861.

Crosby, Andrew -- Private - July 10, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Daniel, W. A. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital # 1, Richmond, Virginia March 19, 1862. Returned to duty April 5, 1862. No later record.

Davis, Adrian -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, Richmond, Virginia October 18, 1861.

Dodd, Thomas R. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Doyle, William Turner -- 1st Sergeant - April 20, 1861. Transferred to Company E, August 1, 1861. No later record.

Duncan, Charles C. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Wounded, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Elliott, C. N. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Elliott, Gaston G. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Wounded in left arm and abdomen, Malvern Hill, Virginia July 1, 1862. Died, wounds, Chimborazo Hospital # 4, Richmond, Virginia July 6, 1862.

Estes, Martin Van Buren -- Private - April 20, 1861. Transferred to Company D, 44th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, June 1862. Appointed 3rd Sergeant; Sergeant. Elected Major July 1862. Wounded, Spotsylvania, Virginia May 10, 1864; Fort Steadman, Virginia March 25, 1865. Captured, High Bridge, Virginia April 6, 1865. Released, Newport News, Virginia June 15, 1865.

Estes, Obediah N. -- Enlisted as private in Company C, 18th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, April 30, 1861. Transferred to Company A, 2nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, August 12, 1861. Died, typhoid fever, Richmond, Virginia September 15, 1861.

Forbis, Green B. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Wounded, Yorktown, Virginia April 5, 1862; 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 30, 1862. Severely wounded in leg, Chickamauga, Georgia September 19, 1863. Home on wounded furlough close of war.

Forbis, Green J. -- Private - July 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, May 14, 1862.

Forbis, Thomas V. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Wounded, Malvern Hill, Virginia July 1, 1862. Leg permanently disabled, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Home on wounded furlough close of war.

Galey, S. D. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Left Savannah, Georgia for Homer, Georgia July 25, 1861. No later record.

Griffin, Z. C. -- Private - April 20, 1863. Received by Provost Marshal General, Washington, D. C., from City Point, Virginia, a Confederate deserter, April 12, 1865. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and furnished transportation to Chattanooga, Tennessee April 1865.

Grubbs, G. W. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 31, 1861.

Harris, Nathaniel -- Private - April 20, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital 5, Richmond, Virginia May 25, 1862. Transferred to Camp Winder Hospital, Richmond, Virginia June 27, 1862. Killed while on furlough, Homer, Georgia, November, 1862.

Headen, Elisha P. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged May 12, 1862.

Headen, William E. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #2, Richmond, Virginia November 15, 1861. Transferred to 24th St. Georgia Hospital November 24, 1861. No later record.

House, W. P. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Wounded, Chickamauga, Georgia September 19, 1863. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Hughes, Thomas J., Jr. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Transferred to Regimental Band. Wounded, Malvern Hill, Virginia July 1, 1862. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Kelley, Benjamin R. -- See Company H.

King, William W. -- Private - January 1, 1863. Captured, Fort Harrison, Virginia September 29, 1864. Paroled, Pt. Lookout, Maryland March 17, 1865. Received, James River, Virginia for exchange March 19, 1865.

Maxey, A. N. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

McCullum, Robert E. S. (or McCollom) -- Private - July 10, 1861. Discharged, disability, Richmond, Virginia September 23, 1861. Enlisted as a private, Company A, 24th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, January 15, 1862. Discharged, disability, October 14, 1862.

McDonald, D. A. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, Richmond, Virginia October 21, 1861.

McDonald, J. P. -- Private - July 27, 1861. Wounded, Malvern Hill, Virginia July 1, 1862. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

McDonald, John C. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Died prior to November 19, 1862.

McDonald, Martin Luther -- 1st Corporal - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, October 31, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant, Company H, 34th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 12, 1862; 2nd Lieutenant April 1, 1863. Captured, Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863, and paroled there July 8, 1863. Resigned account of tuberculosis January 21, 1864. Born Banks County, Georgia March 14, 1843. Died Banks County, Georgia, November 4, 1923.

McEntire, W. C. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant November 12, 1861. Appointed Assistant Surgeon, 2nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, Received pay on January 2, 1865. No later record.

McKie, Andrew S. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Killed, Malvern Hill, Virginia July 1, 1862.

McKie, Frank L. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

McKie, Samuel J. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Died near Athens, Georgia June 10, 1863.

McKie, Thomas C. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Wounded, Chickamauga, Georgia September 19, 1863. Died, wounds, October 1, 1863.

McMillan, James M. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, overage, Richmond, Virginia October 19, 1861.

Moore, David C. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Captured, Mossy Creek, Tennessee January 22, 1864. Exchanged. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Morris, David S. -- Private - July 10, 1861. Captured, Mossy Creek, Tennessee January 22, 1864. Died, pneumonia, Rock Island, Illinois March 19, 1864.

Morris, Henry M. -- 3rd Corporal - April 20, 1861. Sick Richmond, Virginia hospital October 31, 1861. Died, disease, 1861.

Morris, Richard V. -- Private - August 7, 1861. Transferred to Company H, 34th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, and appointed 5th Sergeant May 12, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant May 16, 1863. Surrendered, Greensboro, North Carolina April 26, 1865.

Moseley, Milton M. -- Jr. 2nd Lieutenant - April 20, 1861. Resigned June 24, 1861. Enlisted as a private, Company A, 24th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, August 24, 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant, Company B, 3rd Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters June 8, 1863. Captured, Wilderness, Virginia May 4, 1864. Released, Fort Delaware, Delaware June 16, 1865.

Moss, N. H. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, Richmond, Virginia September 28, 1862.

Murray, B. R. (or B. K.) -- Private - August 7, 1861. Died, camp fever, Manassas, Virginia September 16, 1861.

Owen, A. W. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed 4th Corporal January 20, 1862. Captured, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 3, 1863. Transferred from Fort Delaware, Delaware to Pt. Lookout, Maryland1863, and died there January 27, 1864.

Owen, John W. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant 1861. Elected 1st Lieutenant April 2, 1862; Captain January 15, 1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Owen, W. C. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Died, measles, 1861.

Parker, John W. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Peak, G. A. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Wounded, Sharpsburg, Maryland September 17, 1862. Transferred to Company B, 15th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, and appointed Musician July 28, 1863. Transferred to Company E, October 14, 1864. Received, Washington, D. C., a Confederate deserter, and furnished transportation to New York City April 12, 1865.

Perry, John H. -- Private - July 10, 1861. Died in service.

Pruitt, Samuel W. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Transferred to 24th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, and appointed Captain and Assistant Quartermaster September 21, 1861. Dropped for failure to give bond February 24, 1862.

Pruitt, W. B. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Absent without leave June 30-December 31, 1864.

Ray, James F. -- 4th Corporal - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, January 20, 1862. Appointed 1st Sergeant, Company E, 16th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, May 14, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant September 20, 1862; Captain, Company H, September 19, 1863. Transferred to Company H, 13th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, May 2, 1864. Captured and paroled, Athens, Georgia, May 8, 1865.

Richards, J. C. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant 1863. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Richards, W. P. -- Private - August 7, 1861. Died, camp fever, Richmond, Virginia September 19, 1861.

Richey, James Alfred -- 2nd Sergeant - April 20, 1861. Discharged June 1862. Enlisted as a private, Company E, 16th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, February 4, 1863. Transferred to Company G, 13th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, May 2, 1864. Captured Andersonville, South Carolina May 3, 1865.

Rucker, Wiley -- Private - April 20, 1861. Admitted to Moore Hospital, Danville, Virginia with rheumatism December 24, 1861. Died in Virginia prior to July 17, 1862.

Scales, Moore H. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Died, disease, Moore Hospital, Danville, Virginia February 10, 1862.

Simmons, M. N. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, October 28, 1862.

Simmons, Willis M. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Paroled, Augusta, Georgia May 25, 1865.

Slayter, J. B. (or Slayton) -- Private - July 10, 1861. Killed, Wilderness, Virginia May 6, 1864.

Slayton, Thomas N. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Smith, Burgess -- Private - April 20, 1861. Paroled, Augusta, Georgia May 18, 1865.

Smith, James C. -- Private - July 10, 1861. Sick in Richmond, Virginia hospital October 31, 1861. No later record.

Smith, Jasper -- Private - April 20, 1861. Captured, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 5, 1863. Paroled, DeCamp General Hospital, David's Island, New York1863. Received, City Point, Virginia for exchange September 27, 1863. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent without leave.

Spencer, Absalam -- Private - July 10, 1861. Transferred to Company C, 18th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, August 16, 1861. Appears last on roll for October 2, 1861.

Ussery, G. John -- Private - 1864. Captured, Dorchester December 13, 1864. No later record.

Vaughn, W. R. -- Private - July 10, 1861. Wounded in Virginia. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Walker, D. L. -- Private - September 21, 1861. Captured, Fort Harrison, Virginia September 30, 1864. Released, Pt. Lookout, Maryland June 6, 1865.

Walker, H. A. -- Private - June 20, 1861. Died, measles, Fredericksburg, Virginia1862.

Walker, J. B. -- Private - June 20, 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant August 5, 1862. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Waters, Moses -- Private - August 7, 1861. Roll for October 31, 1861, shows him present. Enlisted as a private, Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia State Troops, February 11, 1863. On special service March 1864. Roll dated May 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Waters, Powell A. -- Private - August 7, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant April 28, 1862. Resigned disability, July 1, 1862. Enlisted as a private, Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia State Troops, March 25, 1863. Appointed 1st Sergeant May 11, 1863; 1st Lieutenant June 23, 1863; Captain.

White, Alexander -- Private - June 20, 1861. Transferred to Company B, 15th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, May 12, 1862; to Company G. 1st Regiment South Carolina Cavalry January 30, 1863. Appointed Corporal. Roll for December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him present.

Willbanks, S. D. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Wounded, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.

Willbanks. J. R. -- Private - July 27, 1861. Paroled, Burkeville, Virginia April 17, 1865.

Williamson, George D. -- Private - May 7, 1861. Died, measles, Brunswick, Georgia June 14, 1861.

Wood, John H -- Private - April 20, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Captured near Knoxville, Tennessee December 3, 1863. Died, disease, Rock Island, Illinois January 29, 1864.

Wood, Thomas J. -- Private - April 20, 1861. Died May 12, 1862.

Young, David C. -- Private - June 20, 1861. Discharged, disability, Richmond, Virginia October 10, 1861.

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