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Nelson's Independent Cavalry Company      
Company A
Henry F. Fields - Private   
My 2nd maternal great-grandfather.
Enlisted 3/1/1862 at Milledgeville, WIA during Gettysburg campaign, Admitted to GH#9 Richmond with gun shot wound to thigh 7/20/1863, Transferred to Chimborazo hospital#4 7/21/1863, Returned to duty 8/3/1863, Mar/Apr 1864 roll shows him absent on furlough, Paroled at Greensboro NC 5/1/1864, Age 18 in 1860 Baldwin county census, Son of William and Mary E Fields.
Contact Name:  J. O.
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Date Added:  5/19/2018
Company C
Samuel H Beck - Private   
I found him listed on the Georgia genweb site, from Cherokee County.
Contact Name:  Nelma Strey
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Date Added:  3/7/2011
Company C
Charles H. Petree - Private   
Charles H. Petree enlisted in the Confederate Army in March of 1862 at the age of 20 years, 5 months from Woodstock, Cherokee Co., GA. He was assigned to 'C' Company, 'Phillips Legion' of the Georgia Cavalry, which was commanded by Col. William Phillips. The Georgia Cavalry was commanded by Lt. General Wade Hampton and was first in General Robert E. Lee's Army and later in General Joseph E. Johnston's Army. Charles H. Petree participated in many engagements during his tenure of service and came through unscathed, though he had two horses shot from under him. He was with General Joseph E. Johnston's Army at Greensboro, NC when surrender came on April 26, 1865. He died in 1915.
Contact Name:  Mark Anderson
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Date Added:  12/31/2009
Company C
William Benjamin Clyde Puckett - Major   
Initially formed as Company I.
Contact Name:  John H. Harden, Jr.
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Contact Homepage:  www.jayharden.com
Date Added:  3/10/2005
Company D
William houston - Private   
Died 1912 in Coweta county
Contact Name:  Lester Houston
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Date Added:  6/12/2010
Company D
Joseph Richard Hubbard - Sergeant   
Joseph Hubbard of Coweta Co., Georgia (1838 - 1910) served for most of the war with Phillips Cavalry Legion. He received battlefield promotions from Private to Sergeant during the war. He is my gggrandfather.
Contact Name:  Mike Little
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Date Added:  11/23/2005
Company D
James Wilson Thomas - Private   
My great-grandfather,James W. Thomas, born, Feb. 1843,in Newnan, Georgia, entered the CSA in June 11, 1861. He was wounded at Gettysburg, captured & imprisoned at Fort Delaware for the duration of the war. He was paroled May 1, 1865 at Greensboro, North Carolina. He applied for a pension in November 23, 1910 in the State of Texas. He died in Sept. 1941 in Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas.
Contact Name:  Alli Malone
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Date Added:  8/3/2008
Company D
ELISHA Joseph WALDEN - Private   
Enlisted 25 Oct 1861 in Polk Co,Ark at age 23. Captured 11 Jan,1863 at Arkansas Post Battle & sent to MP Camp Douglas, Il 8 Feb,1863. Later sent to City Point,Va 10 Apr,1864. Retired to Invalid Corps 4 Nov,1864 Elisha was also called Joe by his family
Contact Name:  JERRY WALDEN
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Date Added:  6/30/2008
Company D
JEREMIAH WALDEN - Private   
Jeremiah enlisted 25 Oct,1861 in Polk Co, Arkansas at age 15 He survived the war and raised a family. He was also called Jerry by his family.
Contact Name:  JERRY WALDEN
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Date Added:  6/30/2008
Company D
JOHN WALDEN - Private   
John enlisted 25 Oct,1861 in Polk Co, Ark. He was captured 11 Jan,1863 at the Arkansas Post Battle and was sent to the MP Camp in Douglas, Il on 8 Feb,1863. He died 14 April,1863 ( probably in Petersburg,Va )
Contact Name:  JERRY WALDEN
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Date Added:  6/30/2008
Company D
William Henry Walden - Private   
William Henry Walden of Coweta Co., Georgia (1843 - 1921) served with Phillips Cavalry Legion from April 1862 to November 1863 when he was wounded at the battle of Mine Run. He was sent home on a surgeon's certificate for the rest of the war where he served in recruiting duty. After the war he moved his family to Marshall Co., Alabama. He is my gggrandfather.
Contact Name:  Mike Little
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Date Added:  11/23/2005
Company F
Oliver Ross houston - Private   
Oliver died in 1880 in Coweta county Georgia
Contact Name:  Lester Houston
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Date Added:  6/12/2010
Company G
William Davis Couch - Private   
William Davis Couch, Enlisted July of 1862. Served until captured at Spottsylvania. Transferred to Belle Plain, VA. and then to Elmira, NY. prison. Died August 15, 1864 at Elmira and is buried there. A bucket of Georgia red clay was placed on his grave by descendant Michael Couch in 1987 so that he may rest beneath the soil he fought and died for.
Contact Name:  Chris Henderson
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Contact Homepage:  www.56thga.com
Date Added:  8/5/2007
Company H
James Edward Sligh - Private   
Company H became Company B. Note on muster papers indicated he had been sent to 'Get a horse for Robert E. Lee'
Contact Name:  Thomas Magee
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Date Added:  7/9/2012
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