Served in Company C, 41st Inf., Georgia as Pvt
Unit Details:41st Infantry Regiment was organized during the fall of 1861. Many of its members were
recruited in Cobb, Troup, Taylor, and Heard counties. The unit moved to North Mississippi,
sustained heavy casualties in Kentucky at Perryville, then returned to Mississippi.
Here it was assigned to General Barton's Brigade in the Department of Mississippi and East
Louisiana, fought in the battles around Vicksburg, and was captured on July 4,
1863. After being exchanged and assigned to General Stovall's Brigade, the 41st participated in
the operations of the Army of Tennessee from Chattanooga to Nashville, and fought its last battle at
Bentonville. It sustained 17 casualties at Chattanooga, contained 269 men and 218 arms in
December, 1863, and totalled 197 effectives in November, 1864. Few surrendered on April 26,
1865. Its commanders were Colonels William E. Curtiss and Charles A. McDaniel, and Majors
John Knight and Mark S. Nall.