Troop "G"
2nd Georgia Cavalry Battalion C.S.A.
Liberty Independent Troop

Captain Abiel Winn – He was elected Captain 1 October 1861. Roll for January - February 1862 shows him "Present." Served for six months as Company Commander of Liberty Independent Troop of Liberty County Georgia. The company was in the 1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, Lt. Colonel Charles Spalding, Commanding. Captain Winn served in the unit from boyhood through the first 6-months of the Civil War successively, as sergeant, coronet, and lieutenant. He assumed command as elected captain from 1842-1845, and from 1859-1861. For the first few months of the war he continued to serve as the Captain Oct 1861 - March 1862. The unit was mustered out of service on 1 April 1862, but was reconstituted for further service. The Company was initially camped at Hester’s Bluff on Isle of Wight, near Dorchester Georgia and remained on coastal picket duty while encamped at Palmyra, on the Liberty County Coast. There was a disagreement over how the unit was to be reconstituted and considerable dissension existed in the ranks. Captain Winn resigned command because he was too crippled with rheumatism to continue as the commander of a mounted cavalry troop. The 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry captured Captain Winn along with a Liberty Troop Remount Detachment at the Cay house, Walthourville, Georgia, 14 December1864. He was released when it was realized the old gentleman was a civilian.

Captain William Lowndes Walthour – He was elected 1st Lieutenant of Captain Winn’s Company, Liberty Independent Troop, 1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, on October 1, 1861. He was then elected Captain of Company G, 5th Regiment. Georgia Cavalry when the company was transferred to the 5th Georgia cavalry. Captain Walthour was slightly wounded in neck near Murfreesboro. Tennessee, in August 1864. Roll dated December 31. 1864, last on file, shows him "Detached” November 7, 1864, to acting inspector general on staff of Brig. Gen. R. A. Anderson.

William Augustus Fleming – He was elected 1st Lieutenant, Liberty Independent Troop, 1st Battalion Georgia Cavalry, October 1. 1861. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment. Georgia Caval­ry. Left sick at Columbia, Tennessee, and captured there September 4, 1864. He was sent to a Union Army Military Prison at Louisville. Kentucky, and transferred to Johnson's Island. Ohio, October 6, 1864. Captain Fleming was released on June 16, 1865.

George T. Hendley – He was elected 2nd Lieutenant October 1, 1861, of the Liberty Independent Troop, 1st Battalion Georgia Cavalry. Elected 1st Lieutenant. Transferred to Company G. 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. Wounded at Fayetteville, North Carolina, March 13, 1865.

William M. Stevens – He was appointed Sergeant October 1, 1861, then elected 2nd Lieutenant in 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. The 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry captured Lt. Willie Stevens while commanding a remount detachment at the Cay house, Walthourville, Georgia, on December 14, 1864. He was released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 17, 1865. Lt. Stevens walked home from Richmond, Virginia, after his release.

Samuel Law Fleming – He was appointed 1st Sergeant Liberty Independent Troop, Winn’s Company, 1st Battalion Georgia Cavalry on October 9, 1861. Transferred to Company G. 5th Regiment. Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. Roll dated December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent Without Leave."

Edward W. Russell (Ted Russell) – He was appointed 2nd Sergeant, Liberty independent Troop, 1st Georgia Battalion Cavalry October 22, 1861. He Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment Georgia Cavalry. Fought with the 5th Georgia until he was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, in 1865.

G. Frederick King – He was appointed 3rd Sergeant of Liberty Independent Troop, 1st Battalion Georgia Cavalry, on May 17, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. He surrendered at Hillsboro, North Carolina.

Russell Walthour – He was appointed 4th Sergeant of Captain Winn’s Liberty Independent Troop, 1st battalion Georgia cavalry on October 1, 1861. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. Served as Color bearer. Saved the Regimental colors and himself by giving the colors to a mounted member of the color guard and then playing dead as union troops passed over him at the Battle of Bear Creek Station, Georgia, November 16, 1864.

William M. Stevens – He enlisted and appointed Sergeant of Liberty Independent Troop October 1, 1861. Elected 2nd Lieutenant 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. Lt. Willie Stevens was Captured commanding a remount detachment at the Cay home, Walthourville, Georgia, December 13, 1864, by the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry. He was released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 17. 1865. Lt. Stevens walked home after release.

Josiah L. Fleming – He enlisted and appointed 1st Corporal October 1, 1861. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. He was wounded in ear near Savannah, Georgia. in December 1864. Roll dated December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent Without Leave since November 26th." Surrendered at Tallahassee. Florida. May 10. 1865. He was paroled at Thomasville, Georgia. May 21, 1865.

Edward J. Thomas – He enlisted as a private in Captain Winn's Company, 1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He was appointed assistant quartermaster. Edward J. Thomas was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina in 1865.

John David CAY – He was appointed the 3rd Corporal Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry. Captured with a Liberty Troop Remount Detachment by Captain Hancock’s Company, 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry, at his father’s home in Walthourville, Liberty County, Georgia. He was released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 26, 1865.

Edward Fennell – He was appointed 4th Corporal in Company G, 5th Georgia cavalry. He was wounded in action at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, and was home on wounded fur­lough at close of the war.

Fleming Law – He was appointed 5th Corporal of Liberty Independent troop on May 17. 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. He surrendered at Hillsboro, North Carolina, in 1865.

James Oglethorpe Varnedoe – He was appointed corporal, Liberty Independent Troop, 1st battalion Georgia Cavalry. He Trans­ferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry June 20. 1863. He was listed as Absent Without Leave from December 1, 1864. He returned to duty from 30 days furlough near the close of the war.

 

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Charles A. Alexander – He enlisted as a Private in Captain Winn’s Liberty Independent Troop, 1st Battalion Georgia cavalry on October 1, 1861. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20. 1863. Elected 2nd Lieutenant and transferred to Capt. J. W. McAlpin's Company, Engineer Troops, Company. E. 2nd Regiment, Confederate Engineer Troops in 1864. Appointed 1st Lieutenant March 8, 1865 to rank from October 27, 1864. He was paroled at Chester, South Carolina. May 5, 1865.

Luther Wesley Alexander – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown.

Charles David Anderson - He enlisted as a Private July 18, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry on January 20, 1863. Private Anderson was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, in 1865. [REC] [FAM]

Clifford W. Anderson. – He was a younger brother of General R. H. Anderson, enlisted as a private, in the Summer 1864, in Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry. He remained in camp one day before being promoted to Acting A. D. C for Brigadier General R. H. Anderson. He severed as a courier on the staff of the 5th Georgia Cavalry until the surrender. Clifford W. Anderson was one of those selected to carry cartel of surrender between General Johnston and General Sherman in April 1865. [PEN-GSU]

William Elliott Arnold – He enlisted as a private May 17, 1862 in the Liberty Independent troop. He transferred to Hardwick Mounted Rifles June 1, 1862; to Company K, 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, June 1, 1863. Captured at Fort McAllister. Georgia in1865. For reasons unknown to this writer he was ordered to report to Samuel G. Arnold, Rhode Island. He was born in Georgia about 1839.

Alfred C. Bacon – He enlisted as a private on January 16. 1863. Absent, sick in December 1864.

Joseph Madison Bacon – He Enlisted as a private in the Liberty Independent Troop in October 1861 – May 1862. In May 1862, he enlisted in Company B, 20th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry. He died of measles at James Island, South Carolina, on August 24, 1862 and is buried in the Midway Cemetery.

William H. Bacon – He enlisted as a private in Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry in April 1863. He was a substitute for John Snyder. Absent , sick in December 1864.

John Elijah Baker – He enlisted as a private in the Liberty Independent Troop, in October 1861 – May 1862. In May 1862 he enlisted as 1st sergeant in the Liberty Mounted rangers (Company B, 20th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry). John Elijah was appointed 2nd Lieutenant on November 6, 1862.

William S. Baker – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent troop on May 17, 1862. He was wounded in Florida on February 20, 1864, and at Peachtree Creek, Georgia, and July 21, 1864. He was paroled at Augusta, Georgia, on June 5, 1865.

F. W. Baldorff – He enlisted as a private in Captain Winn’s Company, 1st Battalion, Georgia Calvary on October 1, 1861. He was then appointed Com­pany Commissary. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regi­ment, Georgia Cavalry on January 20, 1863. Private Baldorff was wounded in arm at Saltville, Virginia, October 2, 1864. He was home on sick furlough in December 1864.

Solomon Shad Barnard – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop, in October 1861. He was born February 19, 1821, at Wilmington, Chatham County, Georgia, and died in Walthourville, Liberty County, Georgia, on April 16, 1901.

J. E. Berry – He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry on April 19, 1864. he was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

Thomas C. Billups – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. Accidentally killed in a train accident on September 22, 1862. Was never in the 5th Georgia Cavalry.

John Isaiah Bird - He enlisted on May 17, 1862 as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop, 1st Battalion, Georgia Calvary. Private Bird transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Calvary on January 20, 1863. He surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina on April 26, 1865. John Isaiah Bird was born on September 27, 1827 and died on August 28, 1869.

Thomas Butler Blount – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. Thomas B. Blount transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Calvary on January 20, 1863. Records show he was paroled at Hillsboro. North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

Jonathan B. Brewton – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on December 23, 1862. He then trans­ferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. Private Brewton was discharged by order of the Secretary of War, Special Orders No. 37, A. & I.O.G., Richmond, Virginia, Febru­ary 13, 1864.

T. S. Bradley – Private Bradley entered service in July 1862, as a substitute for Private J. .S. Wilson of the Liberty Independent Troop. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment. Georgia Cavalry, January 20. 1863. He is listed on detail duty December 31, 1864. Paroled at Albany, Georgia, May 6. 1865.

J. P. H. Brown – He enlisted as a Private June 30, 1862, in the Liberty Independent Troop.

John Wallace Brumby – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent troop on November 27, 1862. Trans­ferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. January 20. 1863. Elected Captain of Company D, 24th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, September 26. 1863. He later trans­ferred to Company I, 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. Company Roll dated February 27, 1865, shows him "Absent,” by authority of Lt. Gen. Ewell since November 1, 1864."

___ Bruton – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown.

James P. Burroughs – He enlisted as a Private May 17, 1862, in the Liberty Independent Troop. He transferred to Company G, 8th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. Paroled at Tallahassee, Florida. May 15, 1865. He was never in the 5th Georgia Cavalry.

Joseph B. Caldwell – He enlisted as a private in Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry on April 15, 1864. Joseph B. Caldwell was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, on May 3. 1865.

Robert H. Caldwell – He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry on March 12. 1864. Records show he was paroled at Hillsboro. North Carolina, on May 3, 1865.

Raymond Cay – He enlisted as a Private on January 26, 1864. He was almost captured by Captain Hancock’s Company, 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry, at his father’s home in Walthourville, Liberty County, Georgia, in December 1864. Records show he was home on fur­lough at close of war.

O. D. Chester – He enlisted as a Private on July 1, 1864. Records show he was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3., 1865.

William W. Chisholm – He enlisted as a Private November 12, 1863. Private Chisholm was detailed with the Signal Service as telegraph operator, November 12,1863. Records show he was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina. May 3, 1865.

Thomas Carolin Clay – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop at Palmyra, Liberty County, Georgia, on June 30, 1862. He was detailed with the Signal Corps December 20, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. He was paroled with Signal Corps at Albany, Georgia, May 6, 1865.

Harrison Clifton – He enlisted as a private in Company G, 11th Battalion, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Tennessee, C. S. A., Tattnall County, "Tattnall Invincibles" on March 4, 1862 . Transferred to Company G, 47th Regiment, Georgia Infantry May 12, 1862; to Captain Abial Winn's Company, 1st Battalion. Georgia Cavalry on August 12, 1862. He transferred with most of his company to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. His pension records show he was on detail at the close of the war.

John H. Clifton – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on September 6, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. Records show he was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, on May 3, 1865.

Thomas Clifton – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private May 17, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20,1863. Roll dated December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent Without Leave since November 26th."

John Cobb – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private June 30, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. Records show him listed as deserted on July 19, 1864.

Wesley Cobb – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private May 17, 1862. Transferred to Com­pany G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20. 1863. Private Wesley Cobb was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina. May 3, 1865.

Ovid Isaac Culberson - He enlisted as a Private October 29, 1864, at Conyers, Georgia. Private Culberson was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1865. He died in 1911, and is buried in Westview Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia.

Samuel Culberson - He enlisted as a Private, date unknown.

George Walthour Curtis – He enlisted as a Private January 22, 1864. Private Curtis was paroled at Salisbury, North Carolina, May 1, 1865.

Henry Davis – He enlisted as a Private September 12, 1863. Roll dated De­cember 31, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent at camp, convalescent horse."

Mirarbeau M. Doyle – He enlisted as a Private on April 15, 1864. Private Doyle was paroled at Hillsboro. North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

B.F. Dye – He enlisted as a Private May 17, 1862, in Captain Winn’s Company 1st battalion, Georgia Cavalry. He transferred with most of his company to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20. 1863. Records show he was on detail with Hood's Supply Train December 31, 1864. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina. May 3, 1865.

Samuel Earle – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on May 14, 1862. Discharged to accept appointment as clerk in Treasury Department December 29, 1862. Was never in the 5th Georgia Cavalry.

Joel Easterling – Entered service as a paid substitute for W. H. Hull in 1863. Records show he deserted.

J. J. Eppinger – He enlisted as a Private March 18, 1864. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

S. H. Evans – He enlisted as a private on March 12, 1864. He was detailed as a courier for General Hood in 1864. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina. May 3. 1865.

John N. Fennell – He enlisted as a Private on November 1, 1863. He was accidentally wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, on June 19, 1864.

James Wilson Fleming – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent troop as a Private on May 17, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. He was paroled at Thomasville, Georgia, May 23, 1865.

John Sidney Fleming – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private May 17, 1862. Appears to have transferred to Company G, 5th Georgia cavalry on January 20, 1863. Records show he transferred from Flemstone Hospital, Barnesville, Georgia, to General Hospital at Macon, Georgia, September 23, 1864. He was paroled at Thomasville. Georgia. May 21, 1865.

Thomas Madison Fleming – Thomas Fleming enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent troop in November 1861. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment. Georgia Caval­ry. January 20, 1863. Roll dated December 31. 1864, last on file. shows him "Absent on special duty, drummer. headquarters."

Thomas Quarterman Fleming – He enlisted as a private in Cap­tain Winn's Company. 1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry. October 1, 1861. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regi­ment, Georgia Cavalry, as member of color guard January 20, 1863. He was placed on special duty at brigade headquarters June 30 - December 31, 1864. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, on May 3, 1863.

Elias C. Fort – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent troop as a Private October 1, 1861. he transferred to Com­pany G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry; to 4th Regiment, Clinch's Cavalry, 1863. Appointed Quartermaster Sergeant 1864. He was paroled at Thomasville, Georgia, May 9. 1865.

William M. Gaskin – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent troop[ on May 17, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry- January 20, 1863. Listed as deserted July 19, 1864.

Gilbert W. Gignilliat – He enlisted as a Private May 17, 1862, in The Liberty Independent Troop. Private Gignilliat transferred to Company G. 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry- January 20, 1863. He was paroled at Thomasville, Georgia, May 13, 1865.

Norman Gilbert Gignilliat – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent troop as a Private on May 17,1862. He furnished Robert Long as substitute, on September 1862. He then enlisted and was appointed sergeant, Guerard's Battery, Georgia Light Artillery, August 2, 1863. Appointed 1st Sergeant; Ser­geant Major. Roll for December 1864, last on file, shows him present. He was paroled at Thomasville. Georgia, May 16, 1865. Norman Gilbert Gignilliat was never in the 5th Georgia Cavalry.

J. Axon Girardeau – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on October 16, 1862. Private J. Axon Girardeau then transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, on May 3, 1865.

John J. Axon Girardeau – He enlisted as a Private. John J. Axon Girardeau was killed in a rice field near Savan­nah, Georgia, in 1864.

John Heywood Glover – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent troop as a Private on January 6, 1863. Elected 2nd Lieutenant and transferred to Company D, 24th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, 1863: He then transferred to Company I, 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. He was paroled at Charlotte, North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

James Bolan Glover – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent troop as a Private on October 19, 1862. He transfer­red to Company D, 24th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, in 1863. He then transferred to Company I, 7th Regiment. Georgia Cavalry, and was appointed 1st Sergeant October 19. 1864.No later record.

Len M. Griffin – He was elected 2nd Lieutenant Company G, 1st Regiment, Georgia Infantry, March 18, 1861. Mustered out at Augusta, Georgia, March 18, 1861. He enlisted as a private in Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on February 23, 1864. he was captured at Bear Creek Station, Georgia, on November 16, 1864. He was released at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 27, 1865.

N.B. Harden – He enlisted as a Private on August 7, 1863. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 5, 1865. He was born in Reidsville, Georgia, in 1847.

Uriah H. Harden – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863.

W. H. Hall – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He transferred to Company G., 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. Roll dated December 31, 1864, last on file, shows he deserted.

James A. Harley – He enlisted as a Private on April 19, 1864. He was captured at Bear Creek Station, Georgia. He was released at Point Lookout, Mary­land, in June 1865. Private Harley was paroled at Augusta, Georgia, in 1865.

J. J. Haymans – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on July 4, 1862. Private J. J. Haymans transferred to Com­pany G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry on January 20, 1863.

David C. Hill – David Hill was accepted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private August 1, 1862. He was a substitute for Thomas Mandeville. He transferred with most of company to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He was on detail at camp for convalescent horses December 31, 1864. Private Hill was paroled at Albany, Georgia, May 6, 1864.

George Washington Horton – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He trans­ferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, on May 3, 1865.

J. D. Jarriel – He enlisted as a Private. Records show him on special duty in Tattnall County. Georgia, hunting deserters in December 1864.

S. Rowan Jenkins – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He and others in the company were home on remount furlough November-December 1864. He escaped capture when Lieuten­ant Stevens and most of his men were captured on December 14, 1864.

George Washington Jones – He enlisted as a Private. Private George Washington Jones Intentionally wounded himself in the hand.

Dr. Joseph Jones – In October 1861, he enlisted as a Private in Captain Walthour’s Company, Liberty Independent Troop, and served six months until March 1862, acting as Post Surgeon at Camp Dorchester where the troop was encamped on coastal picket duty. On 20 December 1862, he was appointed Surgeon, in the Confederate Army with the rank of Major, and served the remainder of the war. During his tenure as Surgeon he conducted medical research in the Confederate Army under the direction of Surgeon General Samuel Preston Moore.

Malachi Johns – He enlisted in The Liberty Independent Troop as a Private, on May 17, 1862. Records show him on special duty at brigade headquarters on December 31, 1864. Private Malachi Johns surrendered at Hillsboro, North Carolina, on May 3, 1865.

E. Kennedy – He enlisted in Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry as a Private on February 23, 1863. Company Roll dated Decem­ber 31, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent with General Hoods army."

Bayard Hand King – He enlisted as a Private on March 17, 1864. He was captured near Bear Creek Station, Georgia, on November 16, 1864. He was paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, for 40 days or until exchanged March 16, 1865. He was home on furlough at close of the war. Records show he was residing at Fort Meade, Florida, August 4, 1927. Bayard Hand King died in Florida and is buried there.

Julian Clarence King – He enlisted as a Private in Captain Winn’s company on May 17, 1862. He was transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. Private Clarence King was cap­tured December 14, 1864 at Walthourville, Liberty County, Georgia, with Lieutenant Willie Stevens’ Remount Detachment by the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry. He was received at James River, Virginia, in February 1865.

James A. M. King – James King was a Private in Captain Winn's Company, 1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, but never in Company G. 5th Regiment. Georgia Cavalry. He was discharged after furnishing a substitute. He later enlisted in the 29th Bat­talion, Georgia Cavalry.

McLeod King – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on May 17, 1862. He transferred to Com­pany G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He was discharged because of disability on June 2, 1863.

Roswell King – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on November 18, 1861. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. Records show he surrendered at Hillsboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

William John King – He enlisted as a Private in The Liberty Independent Troop for six months on October 1, 1861. In December 1863 he enlisted as a Private in 29th Regiment, Georgia cavalry. He was taken prisoner at Dorchester, Liberty County, on December 14, 1865. He was imprisoned at Point Lookout, Maryland, until the end of the war. William John King was born in McIntosh County, on February 7, 1823, and died at Dorchester, Liberty County, on June 15, 1885.

James T. Lambright – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop in May 1862, at Palmyra, near Sunbury, Liberty County, Georgia. James T. Lambright transferred to Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. Surrendered at Company Shops, North Carolina, on April 26, 1865.

Proctor Lawrence – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on October 19, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He received a slight wound to the forehead near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He was captured near Jonesboro, Georgia, on November 16, 1864. He was paroled at Point Lookout, Maryland, and transferred to Cox's Landing, James River, Virginia, for exchange in February 1865. He was born in Beaufort County, South Carolina., and died in Atlanta, Georgia. [REC] [ITS-ODC-113]

John Hand Long – He enlisted in Capt Walthour's Company of the First Georgia Cavalry as a Private at the age of 17 years in May 1862. Transferred to Company G of the 5th Georgia Cavalry Regiment by Special Order No. 20 on 20 January 1863. He was placed on special duty at Brigade Headquarters on 31 Dec 1864 as personal courier for Brigadier General Robert Houstoun Anderson who nicknamed him "Skip"; his horse was named "Andrew Jackson". His fellow troopers with credited John H. Long with “extraordinary daring and unexcelled horsemanship.” Skip was temporarily promoted to Corporal and was wounded but not incapacitated at the Battle of Noon Day Church, Georgia. Records show he was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina on May 3, 1865.

Robert W. Long – He enlisted as a Private in Captain Winn’s Company, 1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, on May 17, 1862. He was a substitute for Norman Gignalliat. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. Records show he was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

Charles Lucas – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on July 19, 1862. He was discharged because of disability October 17, 1882, and died of tuberculosis soon thereafter. Charles Lucas was never in Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry.

James R. Lyle – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent troop on May 17, 1862, and was discharged because of disability on October 22, 1862.

William Joseph (Willie Joe) Mallard - He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on October 10, 1861. Willie Joe then enlisted in the Liberty Mounted Rifles, on May 15, 1862. He was wounded in the right arm while on picket duty on James Island, S. C.

Dr. James F. Mandeville – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

John M. Mandeville – He enlisted as a Private in The Liberty Independent Troop. Purchased Private See J. McQuaig as a substitute in October 1862.

Thomas Mandeville – He enlisted as a Private in The Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He was discharged, furnished David C. Hill as substitute, August 1862.

William H. Mandeville – He enlisted as a Private in Company E, 59th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, on May 10, 1862. Roll from June 16 to August 31, 1862, bears remark, "Has never reported for duty but is in the service in Walthour's Cavalry. " He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop, 1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, May 17, 1862. May not have been in the 5th Georgia cavalry

Cicero C. Mattox – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He then transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. Roll dated December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent Without Leave."

Lucius Cornelius Mattox – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. Records show he lost two fingers at Saltville, Virginia, October 2, 1864. Roll dated December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him "Home on sick furlough."

Michael M. Mattox – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863.

Edward Payson Miller - He enlisted in the Liberty Independent troop as a Private on October 1, 1861. He later enlisted in Company B, 20th Battalion Georgia Cavalry. He was never in the 5th Georgia Cavalry.

Robert Mitchell – He enlisted as a private in Company C, 1st Battalion, Reserve Cavalry, January 12, 1862. Transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20. 1863. He was captured at Bear Creek Station, Georgia, on December 16, 1864. Private Mitchell was exchanged at Point Look­out. Maryland. February 13, 1865.

Miles R. Mixon – Miles Mixon was born, raised, and died in Hampton County, South Carolina. His grave marker lists him as “SERG CO G 5 GA CAV.” He died in 1920.

James D. McConnell – He enlisted as a Private and was discharged because he had only one eye.

Henry McGillis – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent troop as a Private on December 23, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He was captured near Smithfield, North Carolina, on April 17, 1865. Records show he was released at Newport News, Virginia. June 6, 1865.

Rory McIntosh – He enlisted as a Private.

Swinton W. McIntosh – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. private McIntosh transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He surrendered at Hillsboro, North Carolina, on May 3, 1865.

Augustus Munro McIver – He enlisted as a Private October 1, 1861, in Captain Winn’s Company, 1st Battalion, Georgia cavalry. Private McIver transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He surrendered at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

James E. McFail. – He enlisted in the 1st Company F, 25th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, on September 16, 1861. He transferred to Captain Walthour's Company, 1st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, on October 1, 1862. He then transferred to Company G, 5th Regi­ment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1862. On November 1, 1863 he transferred to Company D, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. He was wounded at Noonday Church, Georgia, on June 20, 1864. James E. McFail died of wounds in an Atlanta, Georgia, hospital on July 4, 1864.

D. McQuaig, – D. McQuaig entered service as a substitute for J. Mandeville, October 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, September 20, 1863. Records show he was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

John C. McQuaig, – He enlisted as a Private.

Charles S. McKinney – He enlisted as a Private.

G.M. McWilliams – He enlisted as a Private. He surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1865.

Andrew J. Padgett – He entered service as a Private on May 17, 1862. Records show he was a substitute. He is listed as “Deserted July 19, 1864.”

D. A. P. Perry – He enlisted as a Private. He surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1865.

John S. Pope – He enlisted as a Private on April 15, 1864.

Bayard Pratt – He enlisted as a Private. Records show he was wounded.

Augustus S. Quarterman. – He enlisted as a Private, date not known. Augustus Quarterman was captured in Liberty County, Georgia, December 14, 1864. He was released at Point Lookout, Maryland, in June 1865.

Joseph Henry Quarterman – He enlisted as a Private on October 1, 1861. The 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry captured Joe Quarterman December 14, 1864 at Walthourville, Liberty County, Georgia, with Lieutenant Willie Stevens’ Remount Detachment. He was released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 17. 1865. He walked home from Richmond, Virginia, after release.

Robert Keith Quarterman – He enlisted as a Private.

William J. Quarterman – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent troop, on May 17, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. The 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry captured Private Willie Quarterman December 14, 1864, at Walthourville, Liberty County, Georgia, with Lieutenant Willie Stevens’ Remount Detachment. He was released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 17, 1865. He walked home from Richmond, Virginia, after release.

Joseph J. Roberts – He enlisted as a Private. Private Roberts was wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, and died in an Atlanta, Georgia, hospital.

B.A.K. Robinson, – He enlisted as a Private and was surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1865.

Jacob (Jake) Rochenbaugh – He enlisted as a Private.

John Thurston Rowland, Jr. – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. He trans­ferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. John Thurston Rowland, Jr. was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina.

Henry Russell – He enlisted as a private, date unknown.

James Newton Russell – He enlisted as a private in Company B, 21st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, May 13, 1862: transferred to Company E and then to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, August 1, 1863. Roll dated December 31, 1864, last on file, shows him "Absent Without Leave since November 27th."

Henry A. Russell – He enlisted as a Private on February 20, 1864. Wounded in the head at the Battle of Aiken, South Carolina, but remained on duty with his company. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, on May 3, 1865. [REC] [ITS-ODC-113]

Henry Porter Stevens – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on October 22, 1861. He was accidentally wounded at Marietta, Georgia, in 1864. He was captured at Walt­hourville, Georgia. December 14, 1864. Private Stevens was released at Point Lookout. Maryland. June 19, 1865.

William Crawford Stevens – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on October 1, 1861. He was cap­tured at Walthourville, Georgia, on December 15. 1864. He was released at Point Lookout, Maryland, on June 19, 1865.

John Stripling – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on January 5, 1863. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He was wounded at Newnan, Georgia, July 28, 1864. he was absent from the company, wounded, on December 31, 1864. Later reported to Colonel Clinch’ Cavalry, where he remained until ordered to Macon, Geor­gia. He was at his home in Limestone Springs, Alabama, wounded, at the end of the war.

Josiah P.R. Sykes – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on 17, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. He was elected Ordinary of Tattnall County, Georgia, on January 29, 1864, and was discharged from service to take up those duties on February 13, 1864.

Ed. J. Thomas – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown.

William E. Tippins – He enlisted as a Private.

Charles Carroll Varnedoe, – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on October 1. 1861. He trans­ferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863; to Company D, 20th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry, on June 30, 1863; to Company I, 8th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, in 1864. Company Roll for December 1864, last on file, shows him on horse detail since November 19, 1864. Records show hw was paroled at Thomasville, Georgia. May 17, 1865.

Rufus A. Varnedoe – He enlisted as a Private.

Charles Walker – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Caro­lina, May 3, 1865.

James Walker – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on May 17, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

Dr. Andrew Walthour – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on May 17, 1862. He was dis­charged because of disability on January 20, 1863. He later served as contract surgeon with Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, from February 18 - April 1863.

Robert H. Walthour, – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown. He surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1865.

Taylor Walthour – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown. He surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1865.

Walter A. Way – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown.

William J. Way – He enlisted as a Private in Captain Winn’s Company on November 10, 1861. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment. Georgia Cavalry, January 20, 1863. Discharged because of disability May 30, 1863.

W. C. Weir – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. Roll for September - October 1862, last on file, shows him "Present."

A. J. Williams – He enlisted as a Private on July 1, 1863, in Company G, 5th Georgia Cavalry. Company Roll dated December 1, 1864, last on file, shows him Absent Without Leave since November 26. 1864.

Floyd Williams – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on September 2, 1862. He transferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. Pension records show that he was sent home on 30 days furlough on account of fever in November 1864. His furlough was extended 60 days. He was unable to rejoin his command before it surrendered. He died in Tattnall County, Georgia, in 1920.

Francis William Willis – He enlisted in the Liberty Independent Troop as a Private on June 20, 1862. Detailed in Signal Corps December 20, 1862. He was paroled at Hillsboro, North Carolina, May 3, 1865.

Walter A. Willis – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown.

J. S. Wilson – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on May 17, 1862. Absent, sick, June 30. 1862. He was discharged when he provided a substitute in August 1862. Was never in the 5th Georgia Cavalry.

William Maxwell Winn, – He enlisted as Private, date unknown. Escaped when Lieutenant Stevens' detail was captured December 14. 1864. Lt. Stevens and several troops from Company G were captured at the Cay house, Walthourville, Georgia, on December 14, 1864, by the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry.

Lawrence (or E. L.) Winn – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown. Not assigned to the 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry. Died.

Y. H. Wynn – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown. He surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1865.

____ Yonkers – He enlisted as a Private, date unknown.

R. Yeomans – He enlisted as a Private in the Liberty Independent Troop on July 19, 1862. Trans­ferred to Company G, 5th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry, on January 20, 1863. Roll from June 30 to December 31,1864, last on file, shows him "Absent Without Leave since October." No later record.

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