Location: Troup County GA

Captain Robert H. Sledge’s Company

A Partial Roster Of Captain Robert H. Sledge’s Company Of J. C. Alford Battalion Of Cavalry In The Creek Indian War Of 1836 from Troup County, Georgia. JULIUS C. ALFORD, Colonel of the Battalion WILLIAM M. MARTUS, Lieutenant Colonel HUGH J. LESTER, Ensign of Battalion ROBERT H. SLEDGE, Captain WALKER DUNSON, First Lieutenant JOHN B. LEE, Second Lieutenant HADIJAH ELAM, Orderly Sergeant JAMES H. HARRISON, Second Sergeant WRIGHT GREEN, Third Sergeant JOHN P. WARMACK, Quartermaster Privates Bledsoe, Peachy Bruster, Sheriff Bruster, W. B. Davenport, Benedict Davenport, Presley Davidson, Allen Farrar, John Gates, James R. Greer, Young Hardin, William O. Harrison, J. W. Howell, Daniel Hughes, William C. Hunter, James Jordan, Joshua O’Neal, Hilliard Riley, W. B. Satterwhite, Elijah Scott, George E. Scott, James H. Sledge, John Sledge, Mincey Sledge, Shirley Sledge, Thomas Smith, Anderson S. Stockton, J. T. Tankersley, Baldwin Thornton, J. T. Vann, James Vickers, Jefferson Weaver,...

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Troup County Georgia Civil War Soldiers

A Surnames Adams, Augustus. B-60 Ga.; wounded Winchester. Adams, Dock. B-60 Ga. Adams, James. B-60 Ga. Adams, Joseph. B-60 Ga.; from Heard County. Ainsworth, David H. F-21 Ga.; March 1, 1863; wounded Second Manassas. Akers, Franklin C. B-4 Ga.; April 26, 1861; discharged July 21, 1864. Akers, Reuben A. F-21 Ga.; July 9, 1861; wounded Kernstown, Va. Allen, Captain Ujanirtus C. F-21 Ga.; July 9, 1861; 2nd Lt. Dec. 3, 1861; born Jan. 29, 1839; Captain, May 31, 1862; killed Chancellorsville. Allen, Henry C. B-60 Ga. Allen, John W. D-4 Ga.; April 26, 1861; wounded Winchester, Sept. 19, 1864; died Oct., 1864. Allison, A. K-13 Ga.; July 9, 1861; died Lynchburg hospital, Sept. 18, 1862. Allison, D. E. K-13 Ga.; March 1, 1862; wounded Sept. 17, 1862; wounded Spottsylvania, May 18, 1864; furloughed from wound Feb. 28, 1865. Allison, Robert G. K-13 Ga.; March 1, 1862; sick Dec. 31, 1864; died 1865. Alston, Noah. D-4 Ga.; April 26, 1861. – Anderson, James M. D-4 Ga.; Sept. 21, 1861; Sergeant May, 1862; killed Wilderness. Anderson, John R. F-21 Ga.; July 9, 1861; killed Cold Harbor, Va. Anderson, Nicholas. D-4 Ga.; Sept. 21, 1861; discharged July 20, 1862, under age. Anderson, Thomas J. K-13 Ga.; July 9, 1861; appointed Ensign 13th Regiment. Anderson, W. J. K-13 Ga.; July 8, 1861; sick Charlottesville typhoid, March 7, 1863; furlough June 17, 1863; died...

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Troup County Georgia in the Spanish American War

Spanish American War. The last straw in the friction between Spain and the United States was the sinking of the Maine in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898. After the court of inquiry had determined that the explosion was due to a mine in the harbor, the United States Congress demanded the withdrawal of the Spanish troops from Cuba, which was practically a declaration of war. This occurred on April 20, 1898, and was followed by a call for troops on April 22, 1898, from eighteen to forty-five years of age. The Fifth Regiment of Georgia Volunteers under the command of Colonel John S. Candler, Lieutenant-Colonel Park Woodward, Majors W. J. Kendrick, Cleveland Wilcoxon and Clifford L. Smith, were called to Atlanta immediately and the regiment through its commanders and company officers volunteered for service in the above war. The LaGrange Light Guards under the command of William T. Herring was Company E of this regiment. The regiment was not accepted as a unit, but many of the officers were selected to form the Second Georgia Regiment. Enlistment was made voluntary in the new organization. The Second Georgia was considered as a reserve and was encamped near Tampa, Florida; but the Fifth Regiment of regulars was then stationed at Fort McPherson and was sent to the front and saw active service in Cuba. The following Troup County citizens participated...

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