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Confederate (CSV)


Simpson D. Edmondson

(1843 - 1893)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company C as Private - September 7, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

On furlough November 1862-February 1863. Rolls from March 1863 to February 1, 1864, show "He furnished a substitute who deserted September 18, 1862, and was thereby reported a deserter himself; ordered to return but failed to, March April 1864." Pension records show he enlisted in Company A, 12th Regiment Georgia Militia, July 1864. Surrendered at Kingston, Georgia, May 12, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1.


06/28/1843; Brooks County, GA




1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13307]