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Confederate (CSV)


A. T. Staples

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer in Troup County, he enlisted as a Private in Company K, 13th Georgia Infantry on 1 March 1862 at La Grange.

On the Campaign

He was captured at Williamsport, MD on 20 September (or at Cacapon Bridge, VA) on 4 October) 1862.

The rest of the War

He was sent to Camp Chase, OH on 9 October and transferred to Cairo, IL for exchange on 13 October 1862, then listed as sick. He was on furlough from 26 December 1862 to 7 May 1863. He was captured again, on 19 September 1864 at Winchester, VA, and was a prisoner at Point Lookout, MD until 29 April 1865, after taking an oath of allegiance.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, and from Henderson,2 both as A.T. or A.S. Staples.


c. 1836


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 28590]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 28591]