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John Amos


Birth: 15 Sep 1829


Death: 27 Jun 1906


Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery
Pittsburg, Camp County, Texas, USA

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Served in Company I, 46th Inf., Georgia as Pvt


Unit Details:
46th Infantry Regiment was formed during the spring of 1862 with men from Upson, Schley, Harris, Muscogee, Chattahoochee, Webster, Marion, and Talbot counties. The unit served in Georgia, then South Carolina where it was involved in the conflicts at Secessionville, and Gaston and Frampton's Plantation. In May, 1863, assigned to General Gist's Brigade, it moved to Mississippi. After taking part in the siege of Jackson the regiment joined the Army of Tennessee and fought on many battlefields from Chickamauga to Atlanta, then saw action in Tennessee and North Carolina. In December, 1863, this unit totalled 628 men and 513 arms, but was greatly reduced when it surrendered on April 26, 1865. Its commanders were Colonels Peyton H. Colquitt and Samuel J.C. Dunlop, Lieutenant Colonel William A. Daniel, and Major A.M. Speer.
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