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Georgia Veterans that served in the Indian Wars

If you have information on a person that served during the Indian Wars that you would like to share, please click here for submission instructions. The only requirement is that the person has some type of connection to Georgia, either born here, lived here or died here.

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ADAMS, William
Born 12 May 1800 in "big ole original Washington County, Ga."
Died 1837; place unknown.
He was killed in some battle and buried there. This is my g. grandfather.

Submitted by Robin Adams, 19 Oct 2002


ATKINS, Joel C.
Born 3 Jul 1805 Virginia
Died 11 Aug 1876 Fish Creek, Polk County, Georgia
He was killed in some battle and buried there. This is my g. grandfather.

Submitted by Clarence Atkins, 12 Apr 2003


BROWN, William M.
Born 1805 Greene Co., Georgia
Died 29 Apr 1870 Americus, Sumter, Georgia
He was killed in some battle and buried there. This is my g. grandfather.

Submitted by Gerry Hill, Sep 2002


HOUSTON, Thomas A.
Born 1796 McIntosh County, Georgia
Died 1875 Duval County, Florida
Served as A Private in the Seminole Wars of 1818. Captain Andrew Fleming Fraser's Company; Major John Minton's Battalion; Gen Glascocks Brigade; Georgia Militia; MG Andrew Jackson's Division. Unit was engaged in punitive expediton to Florida against the hostile Seminoles. Received Military Land Bounty Grants for his service in the war.

Submitted by Thomas D. Houston, 12 Apr 2003


SMITH, General Washington
Born 1784, North Carolina
Died ~1860, Wayne County, GA
Born 1784 in North Carolina, But came to Screven County Ga in 1806 and bought land. After his wife Margaret White-Smith died in 1816 he moved on to Liberty County, GA and married Laney Wiggins on July 5, 1818 but only to enter and serve Under the Direction of Major John Minton’s Battalion Commander, of the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Captain Andrew F. Frasier on July 27, 1818. He entered as a Private. General died sometime around 1860 somewhere in Wayne County, GA.

Submitted by Rebecca Smith-Morris (GGGG granddaughter) 23 November 2017


THOMAS, Dixon, Sr.
Born 1805 Screven Co., Georgia
Died 10 Sep 1857 Charlton Co., Georgia (buried unknown)
He married Susannah Bennett on 2 May 1831 in Bulloch Co., Georgia. While living in Franklinville, Lowndes Co., Georgia, Dixon Thomas enlisted twice and was drafted once during the Creek Indian War (Florida War). He enlisted on 6 Aug 1836 in 1st Company, and was discharged on 6 Sep 1836. On 19 Sep 1836, he was drafted into 2nd Company and discharged on 20 Oct 1836. His final enlistment began on 15 Aug 1838 in 3rd Company at Camp Douglas, Georgia and ended on 15 Oct 1838. During this enlistment, he served on the Georgia and Florida line around the Okefenokee Swamp. All enlistments were in Captain Levi J. Knight's Infantry Company (Mounted Vols.) of the 81st Georgia Militia. Total days served for all three enlistments was 120 days.

Submitted by George Thomas 12 Apr 2003


WATSON, Tyre, Sr.
Born 1810
Died 1864
In 1838, he joined the Carroll Rangers and fought in the Creek Indian Wars.

Submitted by William P. Watson, 12 Apr 2003

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