A son of Henry Theus & Mary Windham; 1 of 6 brothers who served in Company C, 59th Georgia.
Company C "Arthur Greys" of Taylor County, 59th Georgia Infantry "Sidney Johnstons", G.T. Anderson's Brigade, Field's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Enlisted on 8 May 1862 at Butler, Taylor County, for 3 years or the (duration of) war, he was mustered into Company C, 59th Georgia Infantry.
Present on all rolls until May & June 1864 Roll, when mortally wounded through the lungs by gunshot on 5/13/1864, while alongside his brother William H. Theus during the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.
Died in General Hospital Camp Winder, Richmond, VA.; left $6.00 in personal effects.
The 59th Infantry Regiment was formed in the spring of 1862 with men from Jackson, Whitfield, Crawford, Worth, and Turner counties.
He was one of seven brothers that served in the Civil War.
Bio by: BigFrench