(1828 - 1894)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
In 1860 he was a 31 year old mechanic living on the Ephraim Wicher farm near Cuthbert in Randolph County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company E, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 at Griffin, GA.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was on wounded furlough to 31 December 1862 then rejoined his Company. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
After the War
By 1870 and to at least 1880 he was a farmer on his own place at Cuthbert.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, and Henderson,2 as Joseph G. Mullins. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Susan Bush (1850-1917) in May 1869 and they had two daughters.
His brother Martin was also in Company E but was killed at Gettysburg in July 1863.
06/15/1828; Monroe County, GA
03/28/1894; Randolph County, GA; burial in Mullins' Family Cemetery, Shellman, GA
1 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 28537]
2 Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964 [AotW citation 28538]