(1844 - 1927)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 16 year old farm worker on his parent's place in Pike County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company A, 13th Georgia Infantry on 2 September 1862 in Zebulon, Pike County.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was wounded again, in the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864 and was retired to the Invalid Corps for disability on 3 December 1864.
After the War
By 1870 he was a farmer in his own right in Pike County, but by 1880 and to at least 1900 was farming in Buena Vista, Columbia County, AR.
References & notes
His service from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3, both as T. B. Williamson. Sharpsburg wound detail from a casualty list in the Savannah Weekly Republican of 4 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Katherine Nancy Stricklands (1848-1906) in November 1866 and they had 7 children.
His bother Joseph Madison Williamson (b 1842) was also in Company A, but not in Maryland in 1862 and was killed at Monocacy Junction, MD in 1864.
More on the Web
His 1911 Confederate Veteran census questionnaire is in the Arkansas State Archives [finding aid].
10/02/1844; Pike County, GA
02/04/1927; Columbia County, AR; burial in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Macedonia, AR
1 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28366]
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 28367]