Served in Company B, 14th Inf., Georgia as 2 Lt
Unit Details:14th Infantry Regiment was organized by Colonel A.V. Brumby during the spring of 1861
with men recruited in Jasper, Johnson, Pierce, Dougherty, and Worth counties. Ordered to
Virginia the unit served under General Floyd in the Kanawha Valley, then was assigned to General
W.Hampton's, J.R. Anderson's, and E.L. Thomas's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It was
active from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, endured the battles
and hardships of the Petersburg
siege south of the James River, and ended the war at Appomattox. The regiment had 379
effectives in April, 1862, and sustained 138 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles, 28 at Cedar Mountain, and 52 at Second Manassas. It lost 8 killed and 67
wounded at Chancellorsville and
twelve percent of the 331 engaged at Gettysburg. On April 9, 1865, there were
20 officers and 147 men present. The field officers were Colonels A.V. Brumby, Robert W.
Folsom, Richard P. Lester, and Felix Price; Lieutenant Colonels James M. Fielder, Washington L.
Goldsmith, William A. Harris, and W.S. Ramsey; and Major Charles C. Kelley.