|Death: ||Nov. 29, 1862|
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The Mystery of Thomas Green-one Confederate Soldier
Added by prholland_1 on 16 Apr 2008
From Grandma Mollie Green Holland, we were not quite sure what happened to our Granddaddy Thomas Green (her daddy's father)....she remembered her family saying - 'They came and marched him off and he was never heard from again' according to her memories and what she knew. Now we know
He was the middle son of William Green and Polly Turner Green(daughter of Charles Turner) both from South Carolina. About 1835, family moved to Tattnall county, Ga. Settled in Pine Grove Church Area..between Collins and Cobbtown, Georgia. The family included three sons and five daughters.
All three sons enlisted in the Confederate Army. Thomas Green married June 8, 1859 Sarah Ann Holland (daughter of Dempsey Holland, granddaughter of Henry Holland). They had two children - Thomas Jacob(Jakie) Green and Martha Green (married Billy Powell). Thomas enlisted as as Private in Co. B 61st
Volunteer INfantry (The Tattnall Rangers) in the Army of Northern Virginia on 8/31/1861 at Smith Field near Reidsville, Ga. Thomas fought with the 61st Georgia until 11/29/1862 when he was placed in the Confederate Hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia with Debility. He was later that day transferred to Ferguson's Factory Hospital in Lynchburg, Va. He died here from Pneumonia Typhoid on January 3, 1863.
After the war, wife, Sarah Ann Holland Greenmarried Georgia Washington Saturday (9/17/1865) who also served in Co. B 61st Georgia and had one child, Henry Saturday, with him. James Henry Saturday was born April 22, 1868. Sarah Ann died April of 1869. Her cause of death and burial place are unknown.
Thomas Green was buried in the Lynchburg Cemetery in the Confederate Section of the state of Virginia. He was buried on January 4, 1863. The Confederate Goveernment paid for his burial expenses. George A. Diuguid was the undertaker. In the Conferate section, Thomas Green is buried in Grave 10, Line 5,Lot 79. His coffin or body
measured 6'5" long and was 20" wide.
Old City Cemetery
Plot: grave10, line5, lot79
Maintained by: Vance Harris
Originally Created by: Robert DeLong
Record added: May 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36766029
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