Laurens Military Record
Civil War, Part I

By Holice and Debbie

MILITARY RECORD

John S. Kidder

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 15, 1862; pro. to Maj, Jan. 20, 1865; and to Lieut.-Col, April 27, 1865; participated in battles of Crampton Pass, Fredericksburg, 1863 and 1864; Salem Church, Gettysburg, Fairfield, Funktown, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Hatcher’s Run, Petersburg, and Sailor’s Creek; wounded at Spottsylvania

Erastus C. Weaver

Capt, enl in Co. E, 121st Regt, Aug 23, 1862; res. 1864; in battles of Crampton Pass, Fredericksburg, Salem Church, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, and others

Robinson F. Fox

enl in Co. I, 121st. Inf, Aug. 15, 1862; killed at Salem Church.

James F. Hall, enl in Co. I, 121st. Inf, Aug. 5, 1862; in battle of Crampton Pass: died at White Oak Church, Dec. 23, 1862

Charles F. Dean

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 5, 1862; in battles of Crampton’s Pass, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg; deserted Aug, 1864

Samuel G. Snedaker

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 3, 1862; in battles of Salem Church, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Wilderness; killed at Spottsylvania, May, 1864

Samuel A. Babcock

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 8, 1862; in battles of Salem Church, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor and Deep Bottom; killed near Charlestown, VA., Aug. 20, 1864

Henry D. Snedaker

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 6, 1862; in battles of Fredericksburg and Salem Church; dis June, 1863

Charles Thurston

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 6, 1862; absented himself without leave, Oct. 27, 1862; afterwards reported and was discharged

George Richardson

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 6, 1862’ in battles of Crampton’s Pass, Fredericksburg, and Salem Church, at which he was wounded; after recovery participated in all the battles of the Regiment; dis at close of war

Zebulon Bowen

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug, 1862; in all the battles of his regiment; dis at close of war

Nelson Curry

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 4, 1862; discharged as worthless, in 1862

Sherman Foot

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 5, 1862;------March 16, 1863

James C. Gardner

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 1, 1862, Corp.; in battles of Crampton’s Pass, Fredericksburg, Salem Church, Gettysburg, Fairfield, Funktown, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, and \ Wilderness; killed at Spottsylvania, May 10, 1864

Clark E. Rouse

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 1, 1862; in battles of Crampton’s Pass, Fredericksburg, Salem Church, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Winchester, Fisher’s Hill, Cedar Creek, Hatcher’s Run, Petersburg, Sailor’s Creek, and Lee’s Surrender

Henry Healker, Sergt

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 6, 1862; in battles of Crampton’s Pass, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, Salem Church, and many others; wounded at Salem Church, 1863

Charles Nichols

enl in Co. I, 121st Regt, Aug. 2, 17=862; in battles of Crampton’s Pass, Fredericksburg, and Salem church, where he was wounded; dis Aug. 27, 1863

Samuel A. Fenton

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt., July 30, 1862; in battles of Crampton’s Pass, Fredericksburg, and Salem Church; killed at Salem Church, May, 1863

Moses Wright

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, July 30, 1862; in battles with regiment until Cedar Creek, was court-martialed for misbehavior before the enemy; pardoned Aug. 1865; killed at South Mountain

James H. McIntyre

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, July 26, 1862; dis. April 11, 1863.

Richard Bennett

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 11, 1862; in all battle of the regiment till killed at Cold Harbor, June 1, 1864

Henry B. Potter

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 11, 1862; in battles of South Mountain, Gettysburg, Fredericksburg, and Salem Church; dis. May 16, 1865

Leroy Hall

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 13, 1862; in battles of Crampton’s Pass, Fredericksburg, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Sailor’s Creek, and Lee’s Surrender; taken prisoner May 4, 1863, exchanged, Oct. 1863

William M. Smart

enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 9, 1862; wounded at Spottsylvania, May, 1864; dis Aug. 26, 1865

Peter Wilde

enl in Co. K, 121st. Regt, Aug. 16, 1862; in most of the battles of the regiment

William Gardner

enl in Co. K, 121st. Regt, Aug. 10, 1862; killed at Wilderness, May, 1864

George Tool

Sergt, enl in Co. I, 121st. Regt, Aug. 8, 1862; in battles of Crampton’s Pass, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, Deep Bottom, Petersburg, fisher’s Hill, and Winchester; wounded at Cedar Creek, Oct. 8, 1864

Wm. L. Hopkins

2d Lieut, enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Aug. 23, 1862; resigned Jan., 1863

John George

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Aug. 1862; dis. Dec. 1864

Jacob H. Chrisman

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt., Aug. 26, 1862; wounded near Suffolk, VA; died Nov. 13, 1863

Albert Gammet

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Aug. 30, 1862; in battles of -----water, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Stony Ridge, Salem Church, Petersburg, Boydion Plank Road, Deep Bottom, Weldon Railroad, Reams’ Station, and at Lee’s Surrender

Augustus J. Steere

enl in Co. h, 153d Regt, Sept. 1, 1862,; died of sunstroke, May 6, 1864

James W. Hubbard

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Sept. 1, 1862; shot on picket duty, 1864

Hiram Carr

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Aug. 20, 1862; dis for disability

Wm. H. Merrill

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Aug. 20, 1862; deserted oct. 1863

Chester Pierce

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Aug. 30, 1862; dis Nov. 1865

F------- Ripley

enl in Co. H, 153d. Regt, Sept. 4, 1862; died in prison at Andersonville, GA; Oct. 1864

Horace Hill, Corp.

Enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Aug, 23, 1862; in battles of Mine Run, Martin’s Ford, Wilderness and Spottsylvania, where he was wounded May 12, 1864; dis May 11, 1865

Wm. B. B-----

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Sept, 1862; wounded at Wilderness

I.D. Brown

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Sept. 1862; deserted oct. 1863

Hiram Whitmarsh

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Aug. 20, 1862; in battles of Mine Run, Martin’s Ford, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, South Anna, and Cold harbor; wounded in the arm and hip; dis June 18, 1865

Galen H. Tull

enl in Co. H, 153d Regt, Sept. 1862; in battles of Mine Run, Martin’s Ford, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, and Petersburg, where he was captured, died in prison, Oct. 18, 1864 at Andersonville.

F------- Gardner enl in 3d Artillery

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