|Death: ||May 12, 1864|
Company C, 59th Georgia Infantry, G.T. Anderson's Brigade, Field's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Taylor County GA.
Enlisted on 10/15/1861, he was mustered into Company C, 7th Georgia State Troops as a Private; mustered out on 5/1/1862.
On 6/22/1862 he was mustered into "C" Co. GA 59th Infantry.
POW 7/5/1863 Gettysburg, PA.; transferred to David's Island, NY Harbor (exact date not stated); paroled there; exchanged 9/16/1863 City Point, VA.
He was Killed In Action in Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, VA.
The 59th Infantry Regiment was formed in the spring of 1862 with men from Jackson, Whitfield, Crawford, Worth and Turner counties.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Jesse Amerson (1818 - 1889)
Andrew Jackson Amerson (____ - 1864)
Polly Amerson Taunton (1844 - 1920)*
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Plot: Georgia State Section
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Feb 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10485156
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