Muster Roll of Company A 65th Re

Muster Roll of Company A
65th Regiment
Georgia Volunteer Infantry -- Army of Tennessee - C.S.A.
Gilmer and Pickens County, Georgia -- "Gilmer Light Guards"


Vol. 6, Pages 573-585

These records were abstracted from Roster of the Confederate Soldiers
of Georgia 1861-1865 compiled for the State of Georgia by Lillian 
Henderson, Director Confederate Pension and Record Department. 
These volumes give more information that what is listed below, 
in most cases it will give the length of the soldier's service, 
if he was promoted and if he died during his enlistment. 
Be sure and use these books for more complete information on your 
Confederate Soldier. 


ABOUT the Muster Roll of Company A 
Muster Roll of Company A
65th Regiment
Georgia Volunteer Infantry
Army of Tennessee 
C.S.A.
Gilmer and Pickens County, Georgia
"Gilmer Light Guards" 
Company A was organized in May 1862,
as Co. B, Infantry Battalion., Smith's Legion, GA Volunteers.
It became Co. A, 65th Regiment. GA Infantry in March of 1863. 

OFFICERS

Williams, Samuel F.        Captain
                           Smith's Legion          May 13, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Glass, W. L.               1st LT                  May 13, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Steele, Benjamin F.(or B.A.) 2nd LT
                           Smith's Legion          May 13, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Russell, Elijah            Jr. 2nd LT.   
                           Smith's Legion          May 13, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Woodward, Wilson C.        1st Sargeant            
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
May, S. B.                 2nd Sargeant
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Thompson, James J.         3rd Sargeant
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Teem, Martin V.            4th Sargeant            May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Russel, John (or Russell)  5th Sargeant        
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Young, E. M.               1st Corporal     
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Pritchett, Henry W.        2nd Corporal            May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Sawyer, Neal C.            3rd Corporal            
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Debord, John B. (or Debbord, DeBoard, DeBord)
                           4th Corporal
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Hampton, M. F.             Musician
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863

ENLISTED MEN

Allen, E. M.               Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 12, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Barrenton, J.              Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Bean, Jesse                Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Blankenship, M. C.         Private           
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Bradley, Judson L.         Private                 Nov 12, 1863
Bramlett, John C.          Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Bramlett, J. W.            Private                 May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Bryant                     See O'Briant
Burns, Thomas              Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Cantrell, ???              Private   
                           Smith's Legion          Sep 1, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Charles, B. G.             Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Clark, John H.             Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Clark, M. C. (or M.E.)     Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Collins, Joseph            Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jan 24, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Copeland, C. C.            Private       
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Cowart, Glenn              Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jun 23, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Cox, John R.               Private
                           Smith's Legion          Sep 1, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Davenport, Drury C.        Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 12, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Davenport, John F.         Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 12, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Dotson, David (or Daniel)  Private                 Jan 24, 1864
Dover, Thomas              Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Erwin, B. J.               Private     
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Evans, H. J.               Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Evans, Willis              Name appears only a list of rebel 
                           deserters who took oath of allegiance
                           to United States Government at 
                           Knoxville, TN, Feb 4, 1864.
Felmet, H. D.              Private                 See Co. H
Fields, Thomas J.          Private                 Mar 10, 1863
Fields, W. L. (or W.S.)    Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jun 25, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Finley, Daniel             Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jun 25, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Freeman, John C.           Smith's Legion          Aug 29, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Gaddis, B. J. (or Gaddish) Private
                           Smith's Legion          Feb 14, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Gaddis, Peter J.           Private
                           Smith's Legion          Feb 14, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Gartrell, John R.          Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Glynn, Calvin Van Buren (or Glenn)
                           Private
                           Co. F, 16th Reg. TN to 
                           Smith's Legion          Aug 4, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Goble, John R. (or Gable)  Private                 May 20, 1863
Goss, Milton H.            Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jul 22, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Greer, Moses Benton (or Grier or Green)
                           Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Griggs, James H.           Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Griggs, John E. (or D.)    Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jan 24, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Griggs, Thomas             Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Hall, James                Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Harden, John (or Hardin)   Private                  
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Head, John J.              Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Henson, Daniel             Private
                           Smith's Legion          Aug 20, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Henson, Isaac              Private                 Aug 14, 1863
Higgins, Thomas            Private
                           Smith's Legion          Feb 11, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Holt, James R.             Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Humphries, Jesse           Private
                           Smith's Legion          ????
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar/Apr 1863
Hunnicutt, James           Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Hunnicutt, John            Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Jamison, Wesley (or Jameson) Private
                           Smith's Legion          Sep 26, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Jenkins, William R. (or Jinkins) Private       
                           Smith's Legion          Feb 11, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Kimmons, Rollen            Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jun 25, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Kimmons, William           Private
                           Smith's Legion          Aug 12, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Lanning, F. A.             Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Ledford, Enoch             Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 13, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Mealer, Merret B. (or Muler) Private
                           Smith's Legion          Sep 1, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Mealer, M.A. (or W.A./or Meeler, Merdith A.)
                           Private                 Sep 22, 1863
Miller, John C.            Private                 Mar 24, 1863
Milton, L. D.              Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Morris, E. Madison         Private                 Jul 25, 1863
Muler                      See Mealer
Mulkey, J.B. (or Mulky)    Private                 May 1, 1863
Mulky, Leander H. (or Mulkey)Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Neal, William              Private
                           Smith's Legion          Feb 11, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Nelson, T. F.              Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Nicholson, William Thomas (or Nickalson or Nickolson)
                           Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
O'Briant, John H. (or O'Bryant) Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Penly, William B. (or Pendley or Penley)
                           Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jun 25, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Pickett, Thaddeus          Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Poston, John (or Posten)   Private
                           Co. F, 6th Regt. GA Cal.
                           Transferred to Co. A    May 1, 1863
Poston, Robert (or Posten) Private
                           Co. F, 6th Regt. GA Cal.
                           Transferred to Co. A    May 1, 1863
Quarles, David             Private
                           Smith's Legion          Feb 10, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Quillian, Walter Terrell Colquitt  Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Ray, Enoch                 Private
                           Smith's Legion          Feb 10, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Ray, John                  Private                 May 11, 1863
Ray, Newton M.             Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Riddle, Ephraim T. (or Reddel or Riddle)
                           Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jun 25, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Russel, James K. P. (or Russell)  Private
                           Smith's Legion          Dec 4, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Stanford, C.W.             Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Sharyer, Thadeus (or Sharzer or Sarver)
                           Private                 Apr 4 or 13, 1864
Sharyer, W. J.             Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Sitton, L.A. (or Samuel A.)Private                 Mar 1, 1863
Sitton, T.C.               Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Smith, J. G.               Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Sosebee, J. C.             Private                 no date given
Suddeth, Jeptha            Private                 Sep 25, 1863
Sutherland, G.W. (or G.M. Southland)
                           Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Thompson, John W.          Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Turner, Elias              Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Wadkins, W.R.D. (or Watkins) Private               May 22, 1864
Watkins, Abner, Jr. (or Wadkins) Private          
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Watkins, Abner, Sr. (or Wadkins) Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Watkins, Heskett (or Hart) Private
                           Smith's Legion          Feb 14, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Watkins, Joseph            Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Watkins, Memory C.         Private                 
                           Smith's Legion          May 16, 1862 
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Weaver, John A.            Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jun 25, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Westbrook, Thomas          Private
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Whitten, Cornelius         Private
                           Smith's Legion          Aug 2, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Wiginton, Elisha D. (or Wigginton)  Private     
                           Smith's Legion          Sep 6, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Worley, W. B.              Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jun 25, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Wright, Allen              Private                 Sep 25, 1863
Wright, James              Private
                           Smith's Legion          Jan 25, 1863
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863
Young, Thomas              Private           
                           Smith's Legion          May 15, 1862
                           Transferred to Co. A    Mar 1863 

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