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TURNER COUNTY GEORGIA MILITARY
This page is dedicated to our ancestors from the Turner County Area who served their country.   "Area" includes the counties that surround Turner.  Turner County is a young county, being created in 1906 from portions of Wilcox, Irwin, Dooly, and Worth counties.  Any ancestor from these counties can be included here.

If you would like to submit your ancestor's information, just click here: Turner County Veteran or email me at fourof5zs@bellsouth.net with "Turner County Veteran" in the subject line.

The veterans will be listed alphabetically and placed here: Turner County Area Veterans.

An index of those who applied for a pension in Turner County after The War Between the States: Georgia Archives, Atlanta, Georgia Turner County Civil War Pension files
Submitted by: Sharon Brawner

Links of interest:

  • NARA: the National Archives with information on ordering military records.
  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System: National Park Services Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.  Names and records of Confederate and Union troops.  It is the basic index cards of the above NARA records. 
  • John Griffin's Homepage: Has various military information with some listings of Georgia units and rosters from the War of Southern Independence (Civil War or War of Northern Aggression...).
  • 1840 Census Pensioners: Contains names, ages and places of residence of those that served in the Revolutionary War.
  • Camp Chase Prison Ohio: This site has a listing of Confederate prisoners buried there.  Make sure you read some of the prisoner's stories. 
  • Camp Chase Prison Ohio Grave Photographs:  Need a picture of your ancestor's grave at Camp Chase?  This is the place to find it.
  • Elmira Prison Camp New York:  This site has a listing of Confederate prisoners buried there.
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans, Yancy Independents, Camp 693: Is the camp in Sylvester, Georgia.  They have a great picture of Worth County Confederate Veterans and as listing of those that served from Worth County.  Remember, part of Turner County was Worth County at one time.
  • 'Official Records' of the Civil War: "War of the Rebellion; Records of the Union and Confederate Armies" (US Govt., 1909 etc.). From Cornell University
  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine  Did you have someone that served in the medical field ?  Find information on how to go about researching them here.  You might also want to take a look if you want to know more about the medical field during the war.
  • Georgia Men killed in WWI: With only the names of the soldier: 
  • Turner County Casualties WWII: Honor List of the Army and Army Air Corp.  It list the name, selective service number, rank, and whether he was killed in action (KIA), died of wounds (DOW), died of injuries (DOI), died non-battle (DNB), finding of death (FOD), or missing (M).
  • The VA's Nationwide Gravesite Locator: VA has made it easier and faster for the public to get answers about family history, old war buddies or famous war heroes. The agency put on the Web 3.2 million records for veterans buried at 120 national cemeteries since the Civil War. 

  • The VA's gravesite navigator includes names, dates of birth and death, military service dates, service branch and rank if known, cemetery information and grave location in the cemetery. The VA will withhold some information, such as next of kin, for privacy purposes.
  • DAR PATRIOT LOOKUP SERVICE. The DAR Patriot Index contains names of Revolutionary patriots, both men and women, whose service (between 1775 and 1783) has been established by the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. Additional information available may include: dates and places of birth and death, name(s) of wife (wives) or husband(s), rank, type of service, and the State where the patriot lived or served. If pension papers are known to exist, that fact will be included.
  • Georgia Military Records: This site is loaded with information on Georgia Military records as well as links and information to the other states. 

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Here is the link for our honored Turner County Area Veterans. There are pictures, so the page may load a little slow. 

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