Twiggs County, GA

Roster of Men who served at Twiggs County Forts,

War of 1812

Lieutenant Lovett B. Smith’s Company

Pay-roll of the first detachment of militia ordered out on the frontier of Twiggs County, in pursuance of orders from Brigadier General Blackshear, dated August 7, 1813, for the protection of the inhabitants residing in the Ocmulgee area, and to build Fort Jackson.

OFFICERS

Brevet-Lieutenant, Lovett B. Smith

1st Sergeant, Solomon Simpson

2nd Sergeant, Daniel Jordan

3rd Sergeant, Edward Land

1st Corporal, Elijah Bryan

2nd Corporal, Benjamin Mobley

3rd Corporal, John Conner

 

PRIVATES

Thomas Smith

John Bateman

James Dunwoody

Simon Simpson

Lewis Daniel

Thomas Matthews

Thornton Perry

James Graham

Thomas Hunt

David Neeland

John Williams

Samuel Wells

Robert W. McKinney

William Coach

Benjamin Grantham

George Jemison

Holman Stephens

James Stephens

John Morgan

John Wolf

Joel Carter

Simon Bateman

George Opry

Uriah Simpson

David Bozeman

John Smith

James Vickers

Benjamin Johnson

Charles Sutton

Ephriam Hightower

Young Vickers

Harmon Mock

Amos Haughton

Robert Underwood

Rowland Tate

James Garrett

John Upton

Thomas Underwood

John Hughlen

Eleazar Galloway

James Daniel

James L. Craig

Willis Ward

Charles Wolf

Lemuel Lanier

 

The end of service, September 14, 1813, I do certify upon honor that the service for the above pay-roll was performed under my command.

Ezekiel Wimberly

Lieutenant-Colonel

 

 

CAPTAIN JOHN THOMAS’ COMPANY

Fort Mitchell, February 22, 1814. A muster roll of Captain John Thomas’ Company, under the command of Major James Patton, ordered into service on the 22nd of December, 1813, and terminated on the 19th of February, 1814, both days inclusive, to guard the frontiers in the different counties and forts; Twiggs County; Fort Twiggs, Fort Jackson; Pulaski County: Fort Mitchell, Fort Laurens; Telfair County: Fort Adams and Fort McIntosh.

OFFICERS

Captain, John Thomas

Lieutenant, James G. Haines

Ensign, Eli Collins

1st Sergeant, John Fenn

2nd Sergeant, Sampson Culpepper

3rd Sergeant, Daniel Lewis

4th Sergeant, Nathan Maddox

1st Corporal, John Dean

2nd Corporal, Uriah Kinchen

3rd Corporal, Allaway Roach

4th Corporal, Simon Woodson

 

PRIVATES

William H. Paramore

B. McClendon

Moses E. Bush

Thomas Swearingen

Alexander Varner

Thomas Gilbert

James Yarborough

John Lawson

John Garrard

Abram Bush

Levin Gilstrap

Dawson Webb

E. Webb

Lemuel Pruett

Joseph Culpepper

John Sims

James Simmons

Isaac Wade

James Mayo

Jacob Kanahest

Archibald H. Odom

James Caldwell

Samuel Miller

M. Lewis

John Martin

Seth Ward

Jesse Harris

Thomas W. Benson

Mills Ezell

Jonathan Jones

John Harrell

J. Kingsley

Abram Nipper

James Cain

Edwin Moye

Herod Mills

Gideon Bush

Britton Sanford

James Collins

Thomas Newberry

Thomas N. Singletery

Benjamin Salter

Joshua Cobb

James Johnson

William Smith

Harris Hicks

Alexander Mars

George Morgan

Levi Elsley

Jeremiah Allman

John Truluch

John Harris

Alexander Shepherd

Sampson Dickson

James W. McCullers

Lemon Johnson

Edward Johnson

John Nelson

John Tharp

Martin Livingston

Benjamin Watkins

Abram Adams

James Bailey

Henry Bailey

Isaac Kirksey

Needham Bedingham

Jesse Murphey

William Barker

Josiah Stewart

Isaac Dennard

William Hemphill

William Griffin

James Ward

Dennis Posey

William Studfield

Moses Kirkland

Reuben Wheeler

Prior Prewett

James Clark

A Lassiter

J. A. Williams

William Lester

Lemuel Evans

 

 

FRONTIER OF TWIGGS COUNTY

Pay-roll of a detachment of militia ordered on the frontier of Twiggs County, for the protection of the inhabitants and for the erection of a fort called Telfair, by Brig. General Blackshear, from the 9th of August to the 13th of September, 1813.

OFFICERS

Lieutenant, John Keener

1st Sergeant, Lewis Moore

2nd Sergeant, William White

3rd Sergeant, Nimrod Busby

4th Sergeant, John Hair

5th Sergeant, Henry Summerall

1st Corporal, Powell Smith

2nd Corporal, James Howard

3rd Corporal, Jeremiah Dunn

4th Corporal, James Jones

 

PRIVATES

Kinney Powell

John Jones

Samuel Streetman

William Streetman

James Hollingsworth

James Smith

Henry Conrad

Henry Troutman

William Johnston

J. Matthews

William Sanford

William Griffin

William Summerall

William Dunn

Rueben Anderson

Lewis Coppage

John Adkins

John Lamb

Elisha Tarver

Joshua Sloan

Michael Carlisle

Frederick G. Herring

James Randall

Ezekiel Wall

Thomas Bird

John Hinson

Mark Pettis

A Pate

John Hollingsworth

John Fulwood

William Fullingame

William Crawford

Johnathan West

C. Leonard

John Wilson

Stephen Bostick

James Bailey

Henry Fortner

William Todd

William Solomon

John Dean

Thomas Hair

William Burke

Joshua Hawthorn

John Burke

Minton Dean

Hardy Bedingfield

Jethro Holland

Isaac Brown

Frederick Watson

John Frederick

Charles Stewart

Josiah Davis

Samuel Stanford

Clement Milton

Caleb McKinney

Robert Atkinson

Moses Hill

 

I do certify upon honor that the service for the above pay-roll was performed under my command.

Ezekiel Wimberly

Lieutenant-Colonel

 

 

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