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Confederate (CSV)


Burrell Minter

(1840 - c. 1867)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Known by Burrell, in 1860 he was a 20 year old farmer near Thomaston in Upson County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company A, 13th Georgia Infantry on 12 May 1862 at Zebulon, Pike County, GA.

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 wounded in the left thigh and right wrist at Winchester, VA on 19 September 1864, and was in hospitals and on furlough to at least January 1865, recovering. He was sick in a hospital in February 1865, the last record in his military file.

References & notes

His service from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Sharpsburg wound detail from a casualty list in the Savannah Weekly Republican of 4 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom has him as Henry Burrell Minter, and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married the widow Georgia Ann McGee Holifield (1835-1920) in August 1859 and they had 4 children.


1840; Upson County, GA


c. 1867; Upson County, GA; burial in Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery, Upson County, GA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 28368]

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 28369]