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BRANTLEY COUNTY HISTORICAL AND PRESERVATION SOCIETY,

P.O. BOX 1096, Nahunta, Georgia 31553

This page was updated January 6, 2014

Waving Georgia Flag26TH REGIMENT, GEORGIA INFANTRY

ROSTER OF COMPANY "D" PERSONNEL

COMPANY "D" (Old Co. "C"), Seaboard Guards, was made up of men from Camden and Wayne Counties; Portions Now in Brantley County, Ga.

The roster is presented in three segments, alphabetically; "A" THRU "H", starting with this Page, 1 of 3.

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The Seaboard Guards was organized on July 29, 1861, and was immediately ordered to Brunswick. It's officers were Captain John C. Nicholls, 1st Lt. Harley Jones, 2nd Lt. James Knox, and Jr. 2nd Lt. John F. Highsmith.

ALDRIDGE, John - Private July 29, 1861. Deserted and surrendered to enemy at Charles Town, W. Va. Mar. 1865. Took oath of allegiance to U.S. Government and sent north Mar. 20, 1865. Born in Appling County, Ga. July 7, 1837.

ALDRIDGE, Willy - Private May 6, 1862. Died in General Hospital at Richmond, Va. May 11, 1863.

BENNETT, John - Private Aug. 23, 1861. Captured in 1862. Exchanged Nov. 1862. Roll for Dec. 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick, no later record.

BENNETT, Sebastian M. - Private Aug. 23, 1861. Captured at Spotsylvania, Va. May 20, 1864. Paroled at Elmira, N.Y. and transferred to James River, Va. for exchange Feb. 20, 1865. No later record. Born in Clinch County, Ga.

BENNETT, William B. - Private Aug. 23, 1861. Discharged, disability, Sept. 20, 1861. Enlisted as a private in co. I, 4th Regt. Ga. Calvary (Clinch's), September 6, 1863. Transferred to Clinch's Battery, Ga. Light Artillery Dec. 1, 1863. Deserted June 19, 1864.

BROWN, James - Private July 29, 1861. Absent, sick, Aug. 31, 1864. Paroled Thomasville, Ga., May 23, 1865.

BUGG, John - Private Aug. 4, 1861. Died January 30, 1862.

BURRIS, David - Private July 29, 1861. Missing at Spotsylvania, Va. May 12, 1864. No later record.

COONER, George - Private July 29, 1861. Captured at Spotsylvania, Va. May 20, 1864. Paroled at Elmira, N.Y. for exchange, Feb. 20, 1865

COOPER, James T. - Private July 29, 1861. Roll for Feb. 28, 1862, shows him present. No later record.

COOPER, John R. - Private July 29, 1861. Appointed Corporal. Surrendered Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865. Born in Georgia.

DAVIS, William L. - Private July 29, 1861. Killed at 2d Manassas, Va. Aug. 28, 1862.

DOUBLEDAY, William T. (or Doubley) - Private July 29,k 1861. Died Oct. 25, 1863.

FLOWERS, John W.H. - Private July 29, 1861. On guard duty Feb. 28, 1862. No later record.

GRAY, Collier B. - Private July 29, 1861. Absent with leave Feb. 28, 1862. No later record.

HENDERSON, John W. - Private Apr. 23, 1862. Killed at Spotsylvania, Va. May 12, 1864.

HERRIN, Asbury J. - Private July 29, 1861. Wounded at 2d Manassas, Va. Aug. 30, 1862. Appointed 1st Corporal in 1863. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865.

HERRIN, Herrin (Also known as Heron, and Jeff): Born June 9, 1836.- Enlisted as a Private on Oct. 9, 1861 at Brunswick. Killed in battle on Aug. 17, 1864.

HERRIN, James H. - Born December 23, 1839. Enlisted as a Private on Oct. 9, 1861, in the Seaboard Guards. Wounded, and surrendered, at Tallahassee, Fla. on May 10, 1865. He was paroled at Thomasville, Ga. May 25, 1865. He is buried at Rob Lewis Cemetery at Raybon.

HERRIN, James M.- 2nd Lieutenant July 29, 1861. Private from 1863. Wounded at Spotsylvania, Va. May 12, 1864. Captured at Waynesboro, Va. March 2, 1865. Released at Fort Delaware, Del. June 15, 1865. (Born in Wayne County, Ga. April 8, 1834)

HERRIN, John D. (Also known as John Daniel Herrin), born July 27, 1841. Enlisted as a Private on July 29, 1861, at Satilla, Ga.  He was killed in battle at Spotsylvania, Va. May 10, 1864.

HICKOX, David J. - Private Apr. 10, 1863. Transferred to Company K. Killed July 18, 1864.

HICKOX, Perry - Private July 29, 1861. Wounded in left thigh at 2d Manassas, Va. Aug. 30, 1862; through right arm at Marye’s Heights, Va. May 22, 1863. Captured near Petersburg, Va. Mar. 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 28, 1865. Born in Pierce County, Ga. September 22, 1837.

HIGHSMITH, Aaron H. - Private April 9, 1862. Wounded in right hand and in foot, date and place not given. Surrendered Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. Born in Wayne County, Ga. in 1844, and died there November 6, 1913. Believed to be the son of David (1802-1860).

HIGHSMITH, Daniel - Private July 29, 1861. Appointed 3d Corporal July 30, 1863. Wounded and captured at Winchester, Va. September 19, 1864, and admitted to U.S.A Field Hospital there, with compound fracture of femur; died there September 19, 1864. Believed to be the son of David (1802-1860)

HIGHSMITH, Isaac H. - Private July 29, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Discharged, having been elected to civil office, March 16, 1864. Son of David (1802-1860) and Annis Highsmith.

HIGHSMITH, James N. - Private July 29, 1861. Died Feb. 2, 1862.

HIGHSMITH, John C. - Private September 29, 1861. Wounded at Spotsylvania, Va. May 12, 1864. Roll For August 31, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. Pension records show he was discharged, on account of wounds, in 1864. Born in Wayne County, Ga. Dec. 4, 1834.

HIGHSMITH, John E. - Private Apr. 1, 1862. Died at Richmond, Va. July 25, 1862.

HIGHSMITH, John F. - Jr. 2nd Lieutenant July 29, 1861. Resigned Nov. 5, 1863.

HIGHSMITH, Moses S. - Private July 29, 1861. Wounded in left hand at Sharpsburg, Md. Sept. 17, 1862; through left arm and permanently disable at Chancellorsville, Va. May 3, 1863. Roll dated Nov. 4, 1864 shows him absent, wounded. No later record. Born in Georgia October 31, 1842. Believed to be son of David (1802-1860).

HIGHSMITH, Wiley - Private July 29, 1861. Appointed Corporal November 15, 1861. Roll for Feb. 28, 1862, shows him present. No later record.

HOVIS, William F. - 3d Sergeant July 29, 1861. Absent with leave Feb. 28, 1862. No later record.

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