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Corp William Jerome Bazemore
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1844
Death: 1922

Dr Brazemore served as Cpl. Co F
Ga Vol. Inf. CSA

Son of George W amd Elizabeth Wright Brazemore
a native of Alabama, who served in the Florida
Indian War in 1836- 37. Dr Brazemore attended the schools of Crawford county until the commencement of the war, and in July, 1861, at the age of seventeen, he enlisted in the Twenty-second Georgia state troops, commanded by Col. Barklew, his Brigadier-commander being William H. Harrison. For one year he saw service at Savannah and on the eastern coast, where he was engaged in erecting and perfecting coast defenses. His term of service having expired, he went to Virginia, where he visited Richmond during the seven days' guide, his object being to re-enlist in the Sixth Georgia. However he changed his mind and return to Georgia, bringing with him to Macon Col. T. J. Simmons, who is now one of the judges of the supreme court of the state, and who had been severely wounded in the campaign around Richmond. On his return to Georgia he joined the Ocmulgee rangers, under Col. Charles T. Goode, and was ordered to Chattanooga, where he participated in the Tennessee campaign under Gen. Peghrum. He fought at Chickamauga and at Missionary Ridge in 1863, and in the campaign of 1864 he saw active service and constant fighting under Johnston from Dalton to Atlanta, being engaged at Resaca, New Hope church, Kennesaw mountain, Peachtree creek and in the siege of Atlanta. He was special escort for W. H. T. Walker when killed at Decatur. He fought at Jonesboro and at Fairburn. He accompanied Wheeler's cavalry through east Tennessee to the Salt Works in Virginia and was engaged in the battle of Aiken, S. C., and Bentonville, N. C. He was mustered out of service with the surrender of Johnston's army at Smithville, after undergoing years of hard and perilous service in defense of the Confederacy. He proved himself a gallant soldier, was only absent thirty days from his command, and suffered the most painful hardships without a murmur.His brother was R M Bazemore of Dalton who served in the 6th Ga Reg't and lost a leg at Gettysburg. 
Family links: 
  George Washington Bazemore (1812 - 1855)
  Amelia A Gray Bazemore (1854 - 1905)*
  Emma Bazemore Walcott (1881 - 1909)*
*Calculated relationship
Graysville Cemetery
Catoosa County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Carolyn Graham - Lopez
Record added: May 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52049953
Corp William Jerome Bazemore
Added by: Carolyn Graham - Lopez
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