John Postell Williamson ReadHome State: Georgia
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Pulaski (GA) Artillery
see his Battle Report
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Captain of the Georgia Hussars (state militia) 1854 - 1861
His battery was originally 1st Co. K, 10th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, and was transferred out of the 10th to serve as an independent battery 27 March 1862.
The remainder of the War:
In April 1864 he was a Major, and replaced Dearing in command of that Artillery Battalion. By December 1864, at Fort Fisher, N. C., he was Lt Colonel.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Duncan, Alexander McC., Roll And Legend Of The Georgia Hussars (1906), quoted at the excellent Georgia Hussars website
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