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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Jasper Joseph Griner

(1845 - 1920)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 16, from Mitchell County, he enlisted as Private in Company F, 6th Georgia Infantry on 24 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company F, 4th Georgia Cavalry on 5 February 1864 and was with them at least through June 1864, the last Company roll.

After the War

By 1870 he was living in the Limesink District, Decatur County and was in Mitchell County by 1880.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 His status at Sharpsburg from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Elizabeth "Trissie" Palmer (1843-1913) about 1865 and they had 8 children.

Birth

04/1845; Baker County, GA

Death

02/28/1920 Camilla, GA; burial in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Mitchell County, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 798  [AotW citation 21157]