|Death: ||Apr. 1, 1863|
Company B "South River Farmers" of Newton County, 53rd Georgia Infantry, Semmes' Brigade, McLaws' Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Newton County GA.
Enlisted on 5/1/1862, on 5/12/1862 he was mustered into "B" Co. GA 53rd Infantry as a Private.
He died of congestive chill in Camp at Spotsylvania, VA.
The 53rd Infantry Regiment completed its organization during the spring of 1862. Its companies were form Fayette, Baker, Mitchell, Quitman, and Jasper counties.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Josephine Woodruff Geiger (1859 - 1949)*
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Plot: Georgia State Section
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Feb 15, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10483047
Added: Mar. 20, 2014
As General Robert E. Lee said, "If we awarded medals, they all should receive one". The fight is over, Its time to rest, You did your duty, You gave your best. We Will Never Forget You.|
Added: Apr. 19, 2008