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S.G. Pryor

S.G. Pryor

Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Shepherd Green Pryor

"Shep"

(1828 - 1911)

Home State: Georgia

Command Billet: Company commander

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in the Muckalee Guards - Company A, 12th Georgia Infantry - and was appointed Second Sergeant on 15 June 1861. He was promoted Lieutenant in February 1862, and Captain commanding the company on 8 May 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded in action 12 October 1863 in action along the Rapidan River in Virginia. He was elected sheriff of Sumter County, Georgia and resigned his commission in June 1864.

References & notes

Service details above are from the Doles-Cook Brigade1, and his photograph is from the collection of the University of Georgia, as printed in Second Manassas.2

Birth

12/07/1828 in GA

Death

05/02/1911 Sumter County, GA; burial in DeSoto Methodist Cemetery, Sumter County, GA

Notes

1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pg. 243  [AotW citation 900]

2   Woodhead, Henry, editor, Voices of the Civil War: Second Manassas, Alexandria (Va): Time-Life Books, 1995, pg. 57  [AotW citation 901]