(1830 - 1910)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 22nd Georgia Infantry
A 31 year old day laborer in Murray County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 22nd Georgia Infantry on 16 May 1862 in Petersburg, VA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by gunshots to his hip and arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured.
The rest of the War
He was briefly admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 12 October but transferred out to Baltimore the next day. He was paroled at Ft. McHenry on 14 October and then sent on to Aiken's Landing, VA, where he was exchanged on 10 November 1862. He may have returned to duty but was listed as absent without leave by February 1865.
After the War
By 1870 he was a wagoner in Whitfield, GA and was a farmer at Ball Ground, Murray County in 1880. He moved to Central Texas, probably in the early- to-mid-1890s and farmed there. At the 1908 Census of Confederate veterans he was living in Abilene.
References & notes
His service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 Personal details from family genealogists, especially Barbara Neal, and from the US Census for 1860-1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Sarah E. "Sally" Haney/Haynie (c.1830-c.1900) in July 1847 and they had 10 children by 1870.
His youngest son Thomas Jefferson Hulsey (1868-1952) applied to the U.S. War Department for a CSA marker for his father's grave in August 1929 and it was provided in October 1930.
1830; Hall County, GA
03/30/1910 Abilene, TX; burial in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene,
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 25803]
2 National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #988 [AotW citation 25804]