Company F, 26th Regiment

"Okefenokee Rifles"

Organized Aug. 14, 1861 and absorbed into other units approximately one year later.

Officers

Dasher, William C. Captain   Retired May 8, 1862.
King, Robert N. 1st Lieutenant   Retired May 8, 1862.
Lee, Aaron Jr. 2nd Lieutenant   Elected 2nd Lieutenant. Retired May 8, 1862.
Smith, James P. 2nd Lieutenant   Appointed Acting Assistant Quartermaster for Post October 6, 1861; Regimental Quartermaster November 1861. Cashiered by General Court Martial January 27, 1862.

Non-Commissioned Officers

Lowther, Hampton J. 1st Sergeant   Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant in 1862; 2nd Lieutenant May 8, 1862; 1st Lieutenant September 6, 1862; Captain March 1863. Killed at Monocacy, Maryland July 9, 1864.
Robinson, Noah 2nd Sergeant   Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant May 8, 1862; 2nd Lieutenant September 6, 1862. Captured at Spotsylvania, Virginia May 19, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, Delaware June 16, 1865. (Born in Wayne County, Georgia March 28, 1882.)
Paxton, Robert 3rd Sergeant   Elected 1st Lieutenant May 8, 1862; Captain September 6, 1862. Died of bronchitis in General Hospital #4, at Richmond, Virginia February 24, 1863.
Mattox, John M. 4th Sergeant   Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant September 6, 1862; 1st Lieutenant March 1863. Wounded in 1864. Elected Captain October 9, 1864. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. No later record.
Arnett, John 5th Sergeant   Elected Captain May 8, 1862. Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862. Died of wounds at Middleburg, Virginia September 6, 1862.
Thompson, James A. 1st Corporal   Wounded at Monocacy, Maryland July 9, 1864. Admitted to 1st Division Hospital, 20th Army Corps, U.S.A., with chronic bronchitis December 24, 1864, and for same disease to General Field Hospital, 20th Army Corps, Savannah, Georgia, January 19, 1865. Disposition not stated.
Clark, Andrew F. 2nd Corporal   Private in 1864. Wounded in 1864. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. No later record.
Johns, William F. 3rd Corporal   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 30, 1862. Private in 1864. Killed at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia May 16, 1864.
Carter, Clemons H. 4th Corporal   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 30, 1862. Wounded in 1864. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. No later record.

Privates

Andrews, Francis A. Private   Wounded and captured at Monocacy, Maryland July 9, 1864. Released at Camp Hamilton, Virginia September 21, 1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia September 23, 1864, and furloughed for 40 days from September 27, 1864. No later record.
Bachlott, Alexander Private   Died in hospital in 1864.
Bachlott, Joseph C. Private   Discharged, disability, October 1, 1861.
Batten, Henry M. Private   Killed at Spotsylvania, Virginia May 12, 1864.
Boothe, McDonald M. Private   Appointed 3rd Sergeant May 8, 1862. Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862. Captured at Winchester, Virginia September 19, 1864. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland June 24, 1865. (Born in Ware County, Georgia in 1887.)
Carter, Elias K. Private   Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.
Carter, George W. Private   Wounded in 1864. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him on wounded furlough. No later record.
Carter, Wesley Private   Admitted to C.S.A. General Military Hospital #4, at Wilmington, North Carolina, with typhoid fever, June 19, 1863. Killed at Wilderness, Virginia May 6, 1864.
Chancey, Asa Private   Captured and paroled at Middleburg, Virginia March 20, 1864. Dropped from rolls March 26, 1864.
Chancey, Samuel Private   Captured near Petersburg, Virginia March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland June 26, 1865. (Born in Ware County, Georgia in 1826.)
Chase, Charles A. Private   Discharged, on account of ascites, from Chimborazo Hospital #2, at Richmond, Virginia, July 22, 1863.
Chisom, Aaron E. (or Chism) Private   Died of pneumonia in General Hospital #l at Danville, Virginia September 6, 1862.
Chisom, James (or Chism) Private   Died of disease at St. Simon Island, Georgia December 13, 1861.
Clarke, J. Henry Private   Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865. (Born in Georgia.)
Crews, Noah Private   Captured at Harrisonburg, Virginia September 25, 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland and transferred to Aiken's Landing, Virginia for exchange, March 17, 1865. Received at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia, March 19, 1865. No later record. (Born in Pierce County, Georgia January 1, 1842 or 1845. Died at Confederate Soldiers' Home, Atlanta, Georgia February 17, 1917.)
Davis, Samuel J. Private   Wounded at Wilderness, Virginia May 6, 1864. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record. (Born in Charlton County, Georgia April 16, 1839.)
Dixon, Allen Private   Killed in 1862.
Dougherty, Dempsey Private   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862.
Gainey, Henry Private   Killed at Spotsylvania, Virginia May 12, 1864.
Gunter, William Private   Discharged, disability, in 1862. Reenlisted. Appointed Corporal. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he was on detail making shoes for soldiers close of war. (Born in Ware County, Georgia in 1833.)
Hall, Francis M. Private   Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him on sick furlough. No later record. (Born in Telfair County, Georgia in 1318.)
Henderson, John Private   Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him present.
Herb, Cuthbert Barnwell Private   Appointed Musician. Captured at Farmville, Virginia April 9, 1865. Released at Newport News, Virginia June 24, 1865. (Born in Dublin Ireland, January 1, 1884. Died in Grady Hospital at Atlanta, Georgia, August 1989. Buried at Macon, Georgia)
Hogans, James Private   Died of disease in Staunton, Virginia hospital August 11, 1862.
Hughes, John Private   Appears last on roll for February 28, 1862.
Johns, George Private   On furlough February 28, 1862. Died in hospital in 1862.
Johnson, Erick Private   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862. Received pay September 24, 1862. No later record.
Jones, N. R. Private   Killed at Wilderness, Virginia May 5, 1864.
Kersey, T. J. Private   Killed at Spotsylvania, Virginia May 19, 1864.
Kersey, William Private   Roll for November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. No later record.
Knight, John Adams Private   Discharged, disability, at Richmond, Virginia, May 16, 1863.
Lloyd, Isham Private   Captured at Wilderness, Virginia May 5, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government and released on joining U. S. service June 9, 1864.
Lowther, Alfred Private   Killed at Spotsylvania, Virginia May 12, 1864.
Lyons, Sylvester Private   Appointed 1st Corporal. Roll for November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent without leave. Pension records show he was wounded in thigh and heel at Wilderness, Virginia May 6, 1864, and was at home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born in South Carolina in 1827.)
Lyons, Uriah W. Private   Appears last on roll for February 28, 1862.
McPherson, Willis Private   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.
Milton, Aaron J. Private   Killed in 1863.
Milton, Moses T. Private   Killed at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 30, 1862.
Mizell, Josiah Private   Appointed 1st Sergeant in 1862. Captured near Petersburg, Virginia March 29, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland June 29, 1865. (Born in Camden County, Georgia June 24, 1837.)
Nungazer, George T. Private   Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant April 1, 1863; 1st Lieutenant October 9, 1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865. (Born in Camden County, Georgia December 24, 1844.)
Nungazer, Timothy Private   Appears last on roll for February 28, 1862.
Petty, Washington Private   Admitted to C.S.A. General Hospital, on account of debility, February 5, 1863. Returned to duty February 6, 1863. Died of disease in 1864.
Rentz, William D. Private   Wounded at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia May 16, 1864. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. No later record.
Roach, Benjamin Private   Appears last on roll for February 28, 1862.
Robinson, Hanceford Private   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862. Died in Virginia in 1863.
Robinson, Jesse Private   Killed at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862.
Robinson, John A. Private   Captured at Spotsylvania, Virginia May 20, 1864. Took oath of allegiance to U. S. Government at Elmira, New York September 30, 1864.
Robinson, Mark Private   Appointed 5th Sergeant May 8, 1862. Captured at Fisher's Hill, Virginia September 22, 1864. Paroled in 1865. Received at Boulware and Cox's Wharves, James River, Virginia for exchange, March 19, 1865.
Robinson, Mathew Private   Killed at Fredericksburg, Virginia December 13, 1862.
Robinson, Robert Private   Appointed 2nd Sergeant May 8, 1862. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.
Scott, Benjamin Private   Died of typhoid fever in General Hospital #16, March 6, 1863.
Scott, John Private   Appears last on roll for February 28, 1862.
Shenault, A. F. Private   Wounded at Cedar Creek, Virginia October 19, 1864. Died of wounds in 1864.
Sikes, Andrew J. Private   Appointed 3rd Corporal in 1864. Killed June 1864.
Smith, William Private   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia March 25, 1865. Released at Point Lookout, Maryland June 19, 1865.
Spikes, Daniel Private   Discharged, disability, December 2, 1861.
Spikes, Joel Private   Killed at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 29, 1862.
Spikes, Peter Private   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862.
Stokes, L. A. Private   Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.
Stone, David Private   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862. Discharged on account of wounds April 22, 1864.
Straine, James Private   Appears last on roll for February 28, 1862.
Taylor, Eaton Private   Wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862; Fort Steadman, Virginia March 25, 1865. Captured in Richmond Virginia hospital, April 3, 1865, and was a prisoner of war there May 28, 1865. (Resident of Georgia since April 12, 1834.)
Thompson, Calvin Private   Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, sick. Pension records show he was at home on furlough close of war.
Thompson, Richard Private   Died of phthisis in Gordonsville, Virginia hospital August 24, 1862.
Todd, Jacob G. Private   Wounded September 19, 1862. Wounded in leg near Shepardstown, West Virginia August 25, 1864. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. Pension records show he was at home on wounded furlough close of war. (Born in Tattnall County, Georgia November 14, 1828.)
Vickery, Robert Private   Transferred to Company I, May 8, 1862. Appointed 4th Sergeant. Wounded at Spotsylvania, Virginia May 12, 1864. Died of wounds May 13, 1864.
Vickery, Solomon Private   Wounded and captured at Cedar Creek, Virginia October 19, 1864. No later record.
Wainwright, Elias K. Private   Discharged, on account of anchylosed and distorted wrist, caused by bruise from wagon wheel received in service, at Richmond, Virginia August 9, 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company F, 4th Regiment Georgia Cavalry (Clinch's), August 19, 1863. Roll for June 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Doctortown, Georgia April 1865. (Born in Camden County, Georgia in 1843.)
Wainwright, John E. Private   Wounded through left leg and thigh and captured at Winchester, Virginia September 19, 1864. Transferred to Point Lookout, Maryland for exchange February 20, 1865. Pension records show he was at home on furlough close of war. (Born in Camden County, Georgia in 1839.)
Wainwright, Noah T. Private   Wounded in arm, necessitating amputation above elbow, at Wilderness, Virginia May 5, 1864. Roll dated November 4, 1864, last on file, shows him absent, wounded. No later record.
Wainwright, William R. Private   In General Hospital #4, at Richmond, Virginia October 31, 1862. Transferred to Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia December 15, 1862. Died in Richmond, Virginia hospital September 1, 1863.
Waters, Williams Private   Killed at 2nd Manassas, Virginia August 28, 1862.
Williams, William J. Private   Transferred to Company A, 61st Regiment Georgia Infantry October 12, 1861; to Company A, 26th Regiment Georgia Infantry December 19, 1861; to Company B, 4th Regiment Georgia Cavalry (Clinch's), May 12, 1862. Roll for June 30, 1864, last on file, shows him present. Pension records show he surrendered at Camp Walker, Glynn County, Georgia in 1865.
Wilson, Elisha Private   Died in Danville, Virginia hospital in 1862.
Witer, S. B. Private   1862. Died at Richmond, Virginia July 28, 1864.