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Confederate (CSV)


Jesse Isaac Norris, Jr.

(c. 1840 - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Twiggs County, going by Isaac, he enlisted as Private in Company I, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861 in Atlanta.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, but had been captured there.

The rest of the War

He was paroled at Sharpsburg on 25 September and was in a Richmond, VA hospital from 1 to 8 October, then sent to Camp Lee as a paroled prisoner. He died of typhoid fever at the receiving hospital in Gordonsville, VA on 10 January 1863.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3, both as Isaac Norris. His Sharpsburg status as "missing" from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists.

His brother Isaiah B Norris (b. 1835) was also in Company I, but he died in July 1861 at Yorktown, VA.


c. 1840; Twiggs County, GA


01/10/1863; Gordonsville, VA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 822  [AotW citation 21192]

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 27809]