|Death: ||Aug. 31, 1864|
Co I 57th Georgia Infantry
Co I was called the Barkuloo Rifles, headed by Col. William Barkuloo. The men were from Laurens and Wilkinson Counties. The battles of the 57th: Whitemarsh Island, Cumberland Gap, Kentucky Campaign, Vicksburg Siege, Champion Hill, Atlanta Campaign, Kennesaw Mountain, Jonesboro, Franklin, Nashville, the Carolinas, Bentonville, North Carolina, where they surrendered 26 Apr 1865.
The Battle of Jonesboro was fought August 31, and September 1, 1864. It was the final battle of the Atlanta Campaign, and was the ultimate reason that the city of Atlanta fell into Union hands. Sherman occupied Atlanta 3 Sep 1864. (bio by: rhondajo)
Note: Confederate Civil War Veteran
Created by: Michael Dover
Record added: Feb 21, 2011
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