Habersham County, Ga., Volume II

 

THESE MEN WORE GREY, VOLUME II

HABERSHAM COUNTY

GEORGIA

GENEALOGICAL, MILITARY AND INTERMENT RECORDS

OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS

BY: KAREN THOMPSON LEDFORD

A work representing 7 years of research, this book consists of all identifiable Confederate graves in Habersham Co., Ga. along with their wives graves. Also included with these records, where obtainable, is a genealogical profile of each soldier and in this profile the soldier's dates of birth and death, his wife's maiden name and date and place of their marriage; his parents names and in some cases his mother's maiden name with date and place of their marriage; his siblings, and where possible, his children's names. Military records include company, regiment, branch of service, and the county from which he served. Many have complete service records, and if he drew a Confederate pension from the State of Ga. and if his wife filed for a widow's pension. All the preceding is individually referenced, including title, volume, and page number of the source from which they were taken. The burial records are completely indexed.

Information contained in Appendix I is the Militia Re-enactment Enrollment resulting from the act of Dec. 14, 1863 by Gov. Joseph Brown of Ga. These Militia records include age, occupation, place of birth and district in which they were enrolled.

Appendix II is a complete Salt List of 1862, 1863 and 1864 of Habersham Co., which includes the wives, widows, and families of Confederate soldiers eligible for salt rations.

Appendix III contains the Pension Applications of Confederate veterans who applied in Habersham Co., Ga. All lists in these sections are arranged alphabetically.

Appendix IV contains The Rosters of the Regiments of Infantry which came out of Habersham and Franklin County Georgia that would contain the men from this county that enlisted in the Ga. Infantry. Among the units included are: Co. E, 16th GA Inf.; Co. K, 24th GA Inf.; Co. A, 52nd GA Inf.; Co. K & I, 65th GA Inf.

Appendix V contains other miscellaneous records which consist 1886 pensioners, and a list of all the men in the county that were not identifiable as Confederate Soldiers with sources available to me.

For Surnames in Habersham County, go to the Habersham County Surname Page

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Highlights of "These Men Wore Grey"

Volume II

Habersham County, Georgia

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*Book is Softbound, 206 pages, printed on 24 lb., 8 ½ x 11 paper

* Lists 825 known burial sites of Confederate Soldiers and their wives. Completely Indexed

*Lists 654 Confederate soldiers identified as having service in Habersham Co., Ga.

* Lists the complete SALT RECORDS of Habersham Co. of 1862, 1863 and 1864. Over 1,800 names.

*Lists 280 MILITIA ENROLLMENT records

*All Lists are ALPHABETICALLY arranged for easy searching

*All work completely REFERENCED with Bibliography included.

*The author, Karen T. Ledford, was reared in Franklin Co., Ga., is a member of Toccoa, Georgia Chapter #1294, United Daughters of the Confederacy and, in addition to her original membership certificate, holds fifty certified supplemental certificates. She is also the recipient of both the UDC's Jefferson Davis Historical Medal for her work in the interment records of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia and the Winnie Davis Medal for her work "above and beyond the call of duty." In addition, she is a member of the Toccoa Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

*This book makes available to the researcher not only proof of military service in the Confederate forces but allows the researcher to make new discoveries in their own family genealogy and makes available material they would otherwise have to travel to numerous locations to find. Due to the author's perseverance, this information has now been compiled into a one-of-a-kind research book. Additional volumes in the series are planned. These volumes will include: Madison, and Elbert.

Volumes currently available include Franklin, Rabun, Stephens, White, Banks  Jackson and Hart Counties.

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