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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas Jenkins

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Baldwin County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was appointed 4th Sergeant, date not given, and was captured at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863. He was held at Ft. Delaware until he was paroled in February 1865. He was exchanged at James River, VA on 12 March 1865.

After the War

He was living in Atlanta by 1903.

References & notes

Service information from Thomas1 and Henderson.2 His Sharpsburg wound from a casualty list by Colonel Doles printed in The Confederate Union (Milledgeville, GA) of 14 October 1862, kindly provided by Laura Elliott.


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pg. 168  [AotW citation 21267]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 619  [AotW citation 21268]