Waving Georgia Flag26TH REGIMENT, GEORGIA INFANTRY

ROSTER OF COMPANY "E" PERSONNEL

Company "E" of the 26th Georgia Regiment was previously designated "Old Company "L" from Twiggs County.

 

The new Company "E", now designated Wiregrass Minutemen, is from Ware County, Georgia.

 

This roster is presented in three segments, alphabetically. This pages shows names S THRU Z.

 

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Company "E", Wiregrass Minutemen, made up of men mostly from Ware County, was organized April 18, 1861. Officers election on May 10th, 1861: Captain John Lee; 1st Lt. E. Louis Pearce; 2nd Lt. James Riggins; Jr. 2nd Lt. John A. Hogans.


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SAUL, Theophilus J. - Private April 19, 1861. Transferred to Old Compnay B., august 17, 1861; to Company F, April 4, 1862. Wounded in head at Cold Harbor, Va. June 1, 1864. Absent, sick, November 6, 1864. No later record. Resident of Georgia since June 16, 1878(?).

 

SPIVEY, D. P. - Pension records show he enlisted as a private January 1864. Discharged, disability, July 24, 1864. Born in Georgia.

 

SPIVEY, James E. Ervin "Gordon's Bull" - Private April 22, 1861. Appointed 4th Corporal May 10, 1862. Wounded in 1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865. Buried in Lake Carroll Cemetery, Tampa, FL

 

SPIVEY, John D. - Private April 22, 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal May 10, 1862. Wounded in 1864. Roll dated November 14, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. At home on wounded furlough close of war.

 

STEPHENS, Angus M. - See Private, Old Company N.

 

STEPHENS, Isham E. - Private August 16, 1861. Killed at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862.

 

STEPHENS, James - See Private Old Company N.

 

STRICKLAND, Allen, Jr. - See Private, Old Company B.

 

STRICKLAND, George M. - See Private, Old Company B.

 

STRICKLAND, Joseph - Private June 11, 1861. Wounded in right leg, date and place not given. Roll dated November 14, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. Pension records show he was at home on furlough close of war. Born in Pierce County, Georgia. Mar 29, 1836.

 

STRICKLAND, J. A. - See Private, Old Company B.

 

STRICKLAND, J. Levi (or Levi J.) - Private April 10, 1862. roll dated November 14, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.

 

STYLES, Carey W., - Captain, April 18, 1861; Elected Colonel August 17, 1861. Retired May 10, 1862.

 

SWEAT, Farley R. - See Private, Company K.

 

SWEAT, Mitchell - Private August 19, 1861. Wounded at 2d Manassas, Va. August 28, 1862. Wounded in 1864. Roll dated November 14, 1864, last on file, shows him absent wounded. No later record.

 

THOMPSON, Allen - Private April 22, 1861. Appears last on roll for February 28, 1862.

 

THOMPSON, Daniel P. - Private April 22, 1861. Discharged, disability, January 1, 1862.

 

THOMPSON, William A. - Private april 22, 1861. Appointed 5th Sergeant May 10, 1862. Wounded in left knee and near heart at 2d Manassas, Va. August 28, 1862. Severely wounded through left lung at Cedar Creek, Va. October 19, 1864. Paroled at Richmond, Va. in 1865. Resident of Georgia since December 11, 1842.

 

TROWELL, A. John - Private April 18, 1861. Discharged, underage, July 26, 1862. Enlisted as a Private in Company F, 4th Regt. Georgia Cavalry (Clinch's), December 10, 1862. On picket duty June 30, 1862. Pension records show he surrendered at #7, Wayne County, Georgia, April 9, 1865.

 

TROWELL, Joseph E. - Private April 18, 1861. Killed at 2d Manassas, Va. August 28, 1862.

 

TROWELL, Thomas S. - Private April 18, 1861. Killed at 2d Manassas, Va. August 28, 1862.

 

WADE, James W. - Private April 19, 1861. Appointed Company Commissary in 1861; Quartermaster Sergeant September 1, 1861. Reduced to ranks January 1, 1862. No later record.

 

WALDRON, Elias D., Jr. - Private April 18, 1861. Killed at Monocacy, Md. July 9, 1864.

 

WELLS, Washington S. - Private April 22, 1861. Appears last on roll for February 18, 1862.

 

WHITE, Benjamin A., Jr. - 1st Lieutenant April 18, 1861. Elected Captain September 4, 1861. Retired May 10, 1862 (Born in Georgia).

 

WILLIAMSON, George B. - Private April 18, 1861. Transferred to Company F, September 1, 1861. Appears last on roll for February 28, 1862.

 

WILLIAMSON, William - Private April 18, 1861. Appears last on roll for February 28, 1862.

 

WILSON, Branch B. - Private May 16, 1861. Transferred to Company A, 25th Regiment Georgia Infantry August 27, 1861; to Regimental Band in 1862. Captured near Decatur, Georgia. September 23, 1864. "Deserted: gave himself up." took oath of allegiance to U.S. Government at Atlanta, Georgia September 27, 1864.

 

WINDER, Edward P. Private July 19, 1861. Appointed Acting Master's Mate in C. S. Navy and discharged from Army September 29, 1863. Served in said rank in Charleston Squadron in 1864. No later record.

 

YOUNG, John - Private August 16, 1861. roll dated November 14, 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

 

YOUNG, Joseph L. - Private April 20, 1861. Died of typhoid fever in South Carolina Hospital at Charlottesville, Va. July 19, 1862.

 

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