|Death: ||May 31, 1862|
Joel Enlisted in Wilkinson County Georgia with The locally Raised Confederate Army The 14th Regiment of Co. B on July 9, 1861. they were known as The Ramah Guards.
He had three Brothers who were also Confederates, along with many Cousins.
He was killed at The Battle of Seven Pines.
He was a son of Green Brewer and Sarah Bennett. He was named after his Grandfather Joel Brewer b. abt. 1780., and his Grand Mother was Elizabeth "Betsy". The Brewer family were some of the Pioneers of Wilkinson County.
History of the Georgia 14th:
Seven Pines 31 May-1 June 1862
Williamsburg-5 May 1892
Gaines Mill-27 June 1862
Malvern Hill 1 July 1862
Cedar Run 9 August 1862
The Second Battle of Manassas-28-30 August 1862
Harper�s Ferry 14 September 1862
Fredericksburg-13 December 1862
Chancellorsville-1-4 May 1862
Gettysburg-1-3 July 1863
Spotsylvania Court House-12 May 1864.
Appomattox General Robert E. Lee 9 April 1865.
Company A - Confederate Volunteers - Monroe County
Company B - Ramah Guards - Wilkinson County
Company C - Jasper Light Infantry - Jasper County
Company D - Cherokee Brown Rangers - Cherokee County
Company E - Lester Volunteers - Forsyth County
Company F - Johnson Greys - Johnson County
Company G - Yancey Independents - Worth County
Company H - Blackshear Guards - Laurens County
Company I - Jeff Davis Rifles - Butts County
Company K - Etowah Guards - Bartow County
Green Brewer (1821 - 1866)
William Henry Brewer (____ - 1921)*
Sarah Elizabeth Brewer Butler (1840 - 1921)*
Joel Brewer (1844 - 1862)
Thomas Franklin Brewer (1846 - 1935)*
Green W Brewer (1847 - ____)*
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Killed in War
Created by: Dixie Home Georgia
Record added: Nov 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80545645
Added: Apr. 15, 2013
A Confederate 1st Cousin, to my 2nd Great Grands. Rest In Peace, Dearest Soldier.|
Dixie Home Georgia
Added: Nov. 16, 2011