Jeremiah Griffith StephensHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Listed as a 29-year old merchant in Albany (Dougherty County), Georgia in the 1860 Fedreal Census. He mustered as First Corporal in Company E of the 4th Georgia Infantry on 28 April 1861. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 6 May 1862 and First Lieutenant in August.
The remainder of the War:
Lost leg at Warrenton Springs, Virginia (roster has as the Wilderness, 5 May 1864) and resigned on disability in 1864.
After the War:
Living in Albany, Georgia about 1903.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Thomas1. His last name also found as Stevens.
|Place of Birth: Clarke County, GA |
1 Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 136 - 146 [AotW citation 2630]
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