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Confederate (CSV)


Lemuel C. Pool

(1836 - 1914)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 24 year old overseer on Daniel Odom's farm near Columbus in Muscogee County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861 at Atlanta, GA.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, but had been wounded by a a gunshot wound to his right arm and captured there.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to the US Army General Hospital at Chester, PA on 2 October and sent on, probably to Fort Delaware, on 24 October. He was a prisoner at Fort Delaware until 15 December 1862 when he was sent to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange. He was admitted to a CS hospital in Petersburg, VA on 18 December 1862 and returned to duty on 27 January 1863, but was in a Richmond, VA hospital for the same wound again in May and June 1863. He was appointed regimental sutler by March 1864, but was transferred to the Invalid Corps on 2 July 1864 as "totally disq"(disqualified?).

After the War

By 1880 he was a "guard" in Helena, Shelby County, AL. In 1900 he was a farm worker boarding in the Elijah S Larrimore household in Irondale in Jefferson County, AL.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson,1 as Lemuel C. Poole, and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. His "missing" 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 and the US Census of 1860, 1880, and 1900.

He married the widow Sarah Jane S. Whatley Wallace (1841- before 1900) in May 1867 in Chattahoochee, GA; she had 3 sons from her previous marriage born between 1857 and 1863.


09/1836 in GA


09/30/1914; Jefferson County, AL


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 805  [AotW citation 21167]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27805]