5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
Surname G

GADSDEN, Alexander Edwards, 1MM/JPVT, 17/APVT, 5/DPVT, 5/FSQMS, 5/A2LT, Charleston Dist. b. 5 Jan 1837, Charleston, SC. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 25. Appt. SGM, 8 Mar 1863. Appt. regimental QMS, 1 Aug 1863. Appt. 2LT, 5/A, 15 Mar 1865. Surrendered at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr 1865. Bookkeeper in Charleston, SC, in 1900. m. Mary RADCLIFFE, 18 Dec 1863.

(GARDNER, Henry W.: 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. abt. 1825. Residence: Sumter, SC; occupation: clerk. Trans. from 8th SC Reserve Infantry at Pocotaligo, SC, 2 Feb 1863, age 38. Detailed as company clerk. WIA (gunshot in hand) at Trevilian Station, VA, 11 Jun 1864. Last reported as granted 60-day medical furlough at General Hospital, Charlottesville, VA, 30 Jul 1864. Store clerk in Sumter, SC, in 1880. d. bef. 1897.

GARRETT, David Hickson: 14/A, 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Sumter Dist. b. abt. 1825. Residence: Packsville, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 36. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Farming in Clarendon Co., SC, in 1870.

GARRETT, Thomas H., Jr.: 14/A, 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Sumter Dist. b. Jan 1836. Residence: Manchester, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862., age 25. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Farming at Privateer, SC, in 1900.

GARRISON, M. Brown (18441914): 5/KPVT, York Dist. b. 25 Dec 1844. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 20 Apr 1863, age 18. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Bradley Co., AR. d. 8 Feb 1914, Bradley Co., AR, and buried there in Oakland Cemetery. m1. Mary SIMMILL, 1866; m2. Susan S. SCOBEY, 1875.

GATES, Frederick Irick (18451913): 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 25 Dec 1845. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 6 Mar 1863, age 17. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 7 Feb 1913, near Cameron, SC. m. Mary Ellen DANTZLER, 16 May 1867.

(GATES, Jefferson T. G. (1844?1864): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1844. Residence: Poplar, SC. Enlisted at Tulifinny, SC, 31 Oct 1862, age 18. KIA at Trevilian Station, VA, 12 Jun 1864.

GAULT, George Thomas (18441917): HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. Nov 1844, Union Dist., SC. Enlisted at Columbia, SC, 7 Jan 1863, age 18. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per pension records, discharged at Hillsboro, NC, 26 Apr 1865. Post-war farmer in Union Co., SC. d. 29 Sep 1917, Union Co., SC, and buried at Flat Rock Church near Kelton, SC. m. Ellen Elizabeth FOWLER, 24 Aug 1870; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Kelton, SC, 12 May 1919.

GAYLE, John W.: 14/A, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1842. Residence: Friendship, SC. Enlisted at Ashepoo Ferry, SC, 12 Apr 1862, age 20. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. d. bef. 1891.

GAYMON, George Washington (18181890): 14/APVT, Clarendon Dist. Colored. b. 1818. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, [age 44]. Detailed as bugler. Discharged for overage at end of enlistment, 1 Jan 1863. Post-war, farmer in Clarendon Co., SC. d. 17 Dec 1890, Panola, SC. m. Margaret M. RIDGEWAY.

GEARY (see GUERRY),

GEDDINGS (GIDDINGS), Jacob V.: 14/A, 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. Sep 1838, Sumter Dist., SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 24. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Living in Privateer, SC, in 1910. Buried at Bethel Baptist Church, Sumter Co., SC. Brother of John James and William Wallace GEDDINGS.

GEDDINGS (GIDDINGS), John James (18441898): 14/A, 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. 3 May 1844, Packsville, SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1864, age 18. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Clarendon Co., SC. d. 17 Oct 1898, and buried at Home Branch Baptist Church, Clarendon Co., SC. m. Tabitha Ann HILL. Brother of Jacob V. and William Wallace GEDDINGS.

GEDDINGS (GIDDINGS), William Wallace (18361914): 14/A, 5/H, DBN/BPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. 1 Apr 1836, Packsville, SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 26. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Clarendon Co., SC. d. 4 Jan 1914, Paxville, SC, and buried at Home Branch Baptist Church, Clarendon Co., SC. Brother of Jacob V. and John James GEDDINGS.

GEIGER, Robert E. (18311887): 14/C, 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 21 Jun 1831, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 30. Detailed as teamster. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Lexington Co., SC. d. 26 Dec 1887, Lexington, SC. m. Mary Ann Caroline WISE.

GEORGE, Jefferson J.: 5/K, DBN/BPVT, Union Dist. b. abt. 1817, Orangeburg Dist., SC. 5' 8" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, blue eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 21 Apr 1863, age 46. Previously claimed exemption as overseer. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865.

GIBBS, Jasper (18301888): HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. 13 Aug 1830, Union Dist., SC. 5' 11" tall, light complexion, light hair, blue eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Columbia, SC, 30 Dec 1862, age 32, and furnished a substitute (Robert A. FANN). Subsequently served in Co. E, 7th SC Cavalry, and paroled at Appomattox C.H., VA, 9 Apr 1865. Post-war, postmaster and trial judge in Union Co., SC. d. 16 Jul 1888, and buried at Putnam Baptist Church, Union Co., SC. m1. Salina A. CHALMERS, abt. 5 Jan 1858; m2. Frances Elizabeth SMITH, 3 Feb 1874.

GIBSON, J. L. (18201882): 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 20 Jan 1820. Enlisted at Adams Run, SC, 15 Feb 1864, age 44. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 31 Dec 1882, and buried at Hebron Southern Methodist Church, Livingston, SC.

GIBSON, Lewis A.: 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. Listed in "Memory Rolls," but no other record of service found. d. bef. 1897.

GIBSON, Peter E.: 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. Listed in "Memory Rolls," and paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865, but no other record of service found. Living in 1897.

GIDDINGS (see GEDDINGS)

GIDIERE, Joseph (1837?1914): 1MM/J, 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1837. 5' 7" tall, fair complexion, dark hair, dark eyes, occupation: farmer. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 18 Jan 1862. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 24. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Post-war, contractor in Charleston, SC. d. 8 Mar 1914, SC Confederate Home, Columbia, SC

GILBERT, Danuel Pinckney (18331917): HCC, 5KPVT, Spartanburg Dist. b. Mar 1833. Enlisted at Ashepoo Ferry, SC, 16 Mar 1863, age 30. Trans. to Co. F, 6th SC Cavalry, in exchange with David Alexander Thomas FARR, 4 Oct 1863. Last reported under arrest in camp, 31 Oct 1864. Post-war, farmer and carpenter in Spartanburg, SC. d. 10 Nov 1917, Spartanburg Co., SC.

(GILES, Joseph (1845?1863): HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. abt. 1845. Residence: Limestone Springs, SC; occupaton: student. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 17. DOD in Union Dist., SC, 2 Apr 1863.

GILLAM, Henry K.: 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. Aug 1832. Residence: Midway, SC; occupation: overseer. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 4 Sep 1863, age 31. Last reported on 31 Oct 1864, as absent at home. Post-war, farmer in Barnwell Co., SC. Salesman in Bamberg, SC, in 1900.

(GILLIAM (GILLUM), David Anderson Thomas (18451875): 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. 9 Apr 1845, Santuc, SC. Residence: Goshen Hill, SC. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 16 Mar 1863, age 18. WIA (gunshot in left leg) at Cold Harbor, VA, 30 May 1864. Granted a 40-day medical furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 21 Jun 1864. Reported in 2d NC Hospital, Columbia, SC, 31 Oct 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. d. 9 Aug 1875, and buried at Gilliam Chapel Methodist Church, Union Co., SC. m. Mary Throne FANT; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Union, SC, 23 Sep 1919. Son of William T. GILLIAM.

(GILLIAM, Robert William (18261864): HCCB2LT, 5/K2LT, Union Dist. b. 1826, Unionville, SC. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 36, and appt. B2LT. Appt. 2LT, Jun 1864. KIA while commanding 5/K during a skirmish at Malone's Farm, VA, 30 Jul 1864. Buried in Fishdam Cemetery, Santuc, SC.

GILLIAM (GILLUM), William T.: 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. abt. 1821, Union Dist., SC. Residence: Goshen Hill, SC: occupation: farmer. 6' 0" tall, fair complexion, black hair, blue eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Kenansville, NC, 13 Sep 1863, age 42. Discharged for disability (hemorrhoids and chronic rheumatism) at Wilmington, NC, 25 Dec 1863. d. bef. 1897. Father of David Anderson Thomas GILLIAM.

(GILLILAND, Abner (1826?1865): HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. abt. 1826. Residence: Cross Keys, SC; occupation: farmer. Trans. from Co. E, 7th SC Reserve Infantry, 5 Jan 1863, age 37. Trans. to Co. C, 18th SC Infantry, abt. May 1863, and appt. SGT. Capt. at Jarratt's Station, VA, 2 Apr 1865, and sent to Hart Island, NY. DOD in USA Transit Hospital, New York, NY, 23 Jun 1865, and buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.

(GILLILAND, Edward B. (18421864): 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 1842, Charleston, SC. 5' 7" tall, light complexion, dark hair, blue eyes, occupation: student. Trans. from Co. B, 25th SC Infantry, 1 Sep 1863, age 19. DOD in hospital at Charleston, SC, 10 Jun 1864.

GILLUM (see GILLIAM).

GIRARDEAU, Thomas Campbell, M.D. (18291881): 1MM/J, 17/APVT, Colleton Dist. b. 16 Sep 1829, Charleston, SC. Occupation: physician. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 1 Jan 1862. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 33. Appt. ASG, 14 Jun 1862, and trans. to Wayside Hospital, Charleston, SC. Later served with 4th GA Cavalry, 22d Bn. GA Artillery, and 15th (Lucas') Bn. SC Heavy Artillery. Capt. at Clingman, SC, 14 Feb 1865. Sent to Ft. Delaware, MD, and released, 23 Mar 1865. Post-war, clerk in Charleston, SC. d. 4 Sep 1881, and buried at St. Philips Episcopal Church, Charleston, SC. m. Adelaide Victoria PERRY, 15 Jun 1853.

(GISSENDANNER (GESTERDANER), James D. (1833?1864): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1833. Residence: Blackville, SC; occupation: overseer (for Paul S. FELDER). Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 9 Jan 1862, age 29. KIA at Trevilian Station, VA, 12 Jun 1864.

GLADNEY, A. B. (John Davis): 5/DPVT, Fairfield Dist. b. May 1844. Residence: Winnsboro, SC. Trans. from Co. E, 15th SC Infantry, 28 Jul 1864, age 21. Trans. to Co. F, 6th SC Cavalry, Aug 1864. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865. Farming in Bossier Parish, LA, in 1900.

(GLAZE, John L. (1822?1862): 14/BPVT, Orangeburg Dist. Enlisted at Camp Huger, McPhersonville, SC, 21 Mar 1862, age 40. DOD in hospital at McPhersonville, SC, 22 Jul 1862.

(GLAZE, Richard M. (18241864): 14/BCPL, 5/ASGT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 1824, Orangeburg, SC. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 39, and appt. CPL. Reported as SGT, 30 Jun 1863. KIA at Trevilian Station, VA, 11 Jun 1864.

(GLEATON, Harmon Henry (18371903): 14/D, 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 1 Sep 1837, Orangeburg Dist., SC. 5' 111?2" tall, light complexion, black hair, grey eyes. Enlisted at Camp Felder, McPhersonville, SC, 13 May 1862, age 25. Capt. at Stoney Creek, VA, 1 Dec 1864. Sent to Point Lookout, MD, and released, 27 Jun 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 16 May 1903, and buried at Hopewell Southern Methodist Church, near Neeses, SC. m. Joanna W. GIBSON, 1861; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension, 9 Jan 1920. Brother of John Wesley, Morgan Lisenbury, Richard Samuel, and William Washington GLEATON. First cousin of Walter Howard GLEATON.

GLEATON, John Wesley (18391892): 14/D, 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 9 Mar 1839, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 23. Detailed as teamster. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 14 Nov 1892, and buried in Gleaton Family Cemetery, Neeses, SC. m. Rebecca Ann TINDALL, 20 Dec 1864. Brother of Harmon Henry, Morgan Lisenbury, Richard Samuel, and William Washington GLEATON. First cousin of Walter Howard GLEATON.

GLEATON, Morgan Lisenbury (18411902): 14/D, 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 23 Jul 1841, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Camp Felder, McPhersonville, SC, 22 Mar 1862, age 19. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865. Post-war, farmer and merchant in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 28 Sep 1902, Orangeburg Co., SC. m. Frances M. JOHNSON, abt. 1866. Brother of Harmon Henry, John Wesley, Richard Samuel, and William Washington GLEATON. First cousin of Walter Howard GLEATON.

GLEATON, Richard Samuel (18361895): 14/D, 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 22 Feb 1836, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 26. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 19 May 1865. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 5 Nov 1895, and buried in Gleaton Family Cemetery, near Neeses, SC. m. Ursula CORBETT, abt. 1849. Brother of Harmon Henry, John Wesley, Morgan Lisenbury, and William Washington GLEATON. First cousin of Walter Howard GLEATON.

GLEATON, Walter Howard (18411922): 14/D, 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 6 Mar 1841, Orangeburg, SC. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 13 May 1862, age 21. Trans. to Wagener's Battery SC Light Artillery at Columbia, SC, 29 Apr 1864. Last reported present, 31 Oct 1864. Post-war, Baptist minister in Orangeburg Co., SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Neeses, SC, 2 May 1919. d. 25 Jun 1922, Pine Hill, SC (chronic heart disease), and buried at Calvary Baptist Church, Neeses, SC. m1. Selina CHERRY, 1882; m2. Julia STURKEY, 1897. First cousin of Harmon Henry, John Wesley, Morgan Lisenberry, Richard Samuel, and William Washington GLEATON.

(GLEATON, William Washington (18341864): 14/D, 5/ICPL, Orangeburg Dist. b. 22 Feb 1834, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 28. Reported as CPL, 30 Jun 1862. KIA at Drewry's Bluff, VA, 16 May 1864. Brother of Harmon Henry, John Wesley, Morgan Lisenbury, and Richard Samuel GLEATON. First cousin of Walter Howard GLEATON.

GLOVER, Adam B.: 1MM/JPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1840. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, age 21, and served to 14 Jan 1862. d. bef. 1897.

(GOLDSMITH, Isaac Phillip (18381862): 17/BCPL, Charleston Dist. b. 18 Aug 1838, Charleston, SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 21, and appt. CPL. Previously served in 1st (Branch's) SC Militia Rifles. DOD (malaria) at James Island, SC, 12 Aug 1862, and buried in Beth Elohim Cemetery, Charleston, SC. Brother-in-law of Julius Hertz and Samuel Hertz OPPENHEIM.

(GOLDSMITH, Mikell ("Mike") Myers (18471864): 17/B. 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 6 Feb 1847, Charleston, SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 15. Discharged at end of enlistment, 28 Feb 1863. Subsequently served in CS Navy, and killed by an accidental gunshot wound when the trigger of his rifle caught on a fence at Macon, GA, 30 Aug 1864. Buried in Beth Elohim Cemetery, Charleston, SC. Brother-in-law of Julius Hertz and Samuel Hertz OPPENHEM.

GOORE (GORE), Lawson Davis (1836?1897): 5/KPVT, York Dist. b. abt. 1844, NC. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 11 Mar 1863, [age 18]. Previously served in Co. I, 5th SC Infantry. Last reported on 31 Oct 1864, as detached to QM Dept. since 20 Jul 1864. Moved to Camden Co., GA, in 1879, and returned to SC in 1897. d. 8 May 1897, Fairfield Co., SC. m. Kate E. BRIGGS at York, SC, 22 May 1867; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Gainesville, FL, 29 Jun 1897.

(GORDON, William M. (1831?1864): 5/KPVT, York Dist. b. abt. 1831, York Dist., SC. Residence: Guthriesville, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 6 Mar 1863, [age 32]. Trans. to Co. K, 17th SC Infantry, 12 Apr 1864. D[OD] at Charleston, SC, 31 Oct 1864, and buried there in Magnolia Cemetery.

(GOREE, Robert A.: HCC, 5/KPVT, GA [Newberry Dist.]. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 8 Jan 1863. WIA (slightly) at Cold Harbor, VA, 30 May 1864. Reported AWOL, 25 Oct 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Post-war, moved west, and living in 1897.

GOSSETT, John: 5/KPVT, Union Dist. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 2 May 1863. Detailed as teamster. Signed forage receipt for nine horses at Charlotte, NC, 20 Sep 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. d. bef. 1897.

GOSSETT (GOSSET), William Gordon (18271904): 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. Jun 1827, Union Dist., SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1863, age 36. Detached as carpenter to Kings Mountain Iron Works, Kings Mountain, SC, 24 Apr 1863. Ordered to rejoin company, 30 Apr 1864. Last reported on 31 Aug 1864, as AWOL since 1 May 1864. Farming in Union Co., SC, in 1870. d. 6 May 1904, Copeville, Collin Co., TX. m. Carolina COLEMAN, abt. 1851.

GRAYSON (GRACEN, GRACON), John Burgess (18301900): 17/DPVT, Colleton Dist. b. Feb 1830, Prince William Parish, Beaufort Dist., SC. Residence: St. Bartholomew's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Mar 1862, age 32. Trans. to 2d (Smith's) Bn. SC Sharpshooters, 10 Sep 1862. Later served in Co. B, 3d SC Cavalry. Reported as s deserter, 28 Aug 1864. Post-war, blacksmith and wheelwright in Chatham Co., GA. d. 1900. m1. Martha HUDSON; m2. Julia Ann GIVENS, abt. 1883.

GRAYSON, John: 17/DCPL, [Colleton Dist.]. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 2 Apr 1862, age 32, and appt. CPL. No further record of service found.

GREEN, Andrew D.: 17/DCPL, 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. abt. 1835. Residence: Walterboro, SC. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Mar 1862, age 27. Reported as CPL, 31 Oct 1862. Resigned as CPL, 1 Jan 1863. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Farming at Dorchester, SC, in 1910.

GREEN, Ellis C.: 17/C2LT, 5/B2LT, 5/FSQM, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1837, MO. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 25. Appt. 2LT, 21 Mar 1862. Appt. regimental QM, 8 Mar 1863. Appt. brigade QM, 2 Jul 1863. Last reported on 31 Dec 1864, as absent collecting forage in NC. Post-war, merchant in Sumter, SC. d. bef. 1897.

(GREEN, John H. (18411920): 17/D, 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 17 Apr 1841, Barnwell Dist., SC. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Mar 1862, age 20. WIA (gunshot, left wrist) at Wyatt's Farm, VA, 29 Sep 1864. Last reported as granted a 50-day medical furlough at General Hospital, Danville, VA, 6 Oct 1864. Per pension records, paroled at Goldsboro, NC, 1865. Moved to Fruitland, Putnam Co., FL, 8 Jan 1868. d. 26 Nov 1920, Brevard Co., FL. m. Elenor H. TUCKER in Colleton Dist., SC, 24 Dec 1865; she applied for a Confederate widow's pension at Mims, FL, 26 Jan 1921.

GREEN, Lawrence M.: 17/DCPL, 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. abt. 1832. Residence: St. George's Parish, Colleton Dist., SC; occupation: overseer. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Mar 1862, age 30. Previously served in Anderson's Co., 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Miltia. Resigned as CPL, 1 Jan 1863. Detailed as bugler. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864.

GREEN, William M.: 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. abt. 1831. Residence: Taylors, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 19 Jan 1864, [age 33]. Claimed as conscript by Enrolling Officer, abt. Apr 1864. Farming in Sumter Co., SC, in 1880.

GREENFIELD, A.: 1MM/JPVT, [Charleston Dist.]. Performed sentry and picket duties with the company during the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861. No other record of service found.

GREGORY, Charles S.: 5/K, DBN/BPVT, Union Dist. b. Jun 1845, Union Dist., SC. Enlisted at Kenansville, NC, 21 Sep 1863, age 18. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer and millworker in Union Co., SC. Living in Union, SC, in 1910. Julia GREGORY of Union, SC, applied for a Confederate widow's pension based on his service, 3 Oct 1919.

GREGORY, Ephraim G.: 14/A, 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. abt. 1831. Enlisted at Ashepoo Ferry, SC, 4 Apr 1862, age 31. Trans. to Co. I, 23d SC Infantry, 18 Feb 1864. Last reported on 28 Feb 1865, as AWOL since May 1864. d. bef. 1891.

GREGORY, F. G.: 14/DPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1821. 5' 11" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 41. Discharged for disability (asthma) at Pocotaligo, SC, 4 May 1862. d. bef. 1897.

(GRIFFIN, E. William: 14/B, 5/APVT, [Orangeburg Dist.]. b. abt. 1828. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 33. Accidentally shot in hand, 23 Aug 1863. Capt. near Swift Creek, VA, 12 May 1864. Sent to Point Lookout, MD, and joined US Army, 21 May 1864.

GRIFFIN, James: 5/HPVT. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 1 Nov 1863. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough at General Hospital, Danville, VA, 25 Nov 1864. d. bef. 1891.

GRIMES, J. S.: 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. Residence: Branchville, SC. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 28 Aug 1863. Admitted to General Hospital No. 11, Charlotte, NC, with rheumatism, 15 Feb 1865. Last reported returned to duty, 18 Mar 1865.

GROOMES, Pinckney ("Pink"): 17/A, 5/DPVT, Colleton Dist. b. abt. 1840. Residence: Ridgeville, SC. 5' 10" tall, dark compexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 22. Previously served in Earnest's Co., 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia. Reported AWOL, 6 Oct 1864. Surrendered at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr 1865.

GROOMES, Robert J. (or J. R.): 17/A, 5/DPVT, Colleton Dist. b. abt. 1830. Residence: Goose Creek, SC. 5' 6" tall, sallow complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, occupation: farmer. Entered State service at Green Pond, SC, 15 Nov 1861. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Green Pond, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 31. Detailed as bugler. Discharged for disability (chronic hepatitis) at Chisolmville, SC, 15 Aug 1862. Reenlisted at Ballouville, SC, 1 Oct 1863. Last reported AWOL, 31 Dec 1864. Farming at Dorchester, SC, in 1880. m. Martha BUNCH.

(GROOMES, Shecut (18401864): 17/A, 5/DPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 1840, Charleston Dist., SC. Residence: Goose Creek, SC. 5' 7" tall, dark complexion dark hair, grey eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Green Pond, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 21. Previously served in Earnest's Co., 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia. KIA at Trevilian Station, VA, 11 Jun 1864.

GROOMS (GRUMES), Andrew: 17/DPVT, [Colleton Dist.]. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 2 Apr 1862, age 38. Signed petition at Chisolmville, SC, 3 Sep 1862. No further record of service found.

GROOMS, Lewis Kelly (18451901): 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. Mar 1845. Enlisted at James Island, SC, 1 Nov 1862, age 18. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Berkeley Co., SC. d. 5 Nov 1901, St. James Goose Creek, Berkeley Co., SC. Lavinia C. GROOMS of Ridgeville, SC, applied for a Confederate widow's pension based on his service, 5 Nov 1919.

(GROOMS, Nelson (18281891): 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 4 Jul 1828, St. James Goose Creek, Charleston Dist., SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 25 Mar 1862, age 33. WIA (gunshot in right arm) at Chester Station, VA, 10 May 1864. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 23 May 1864. Post-war, farmer in Berkeley Co., SC. d. 23 Feb 1891, and buried in Grooms Family Cemetery, near Moncks Corner, SC. m. Martha C. WINTER.

GRUBER, George H.: 1MM/JPVT. [Charleston Dist.]. b. abt. 1828. Performed sentry and picket guard duties with the company during the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861. No other record of service found. Grocer in Charleston, SC, in 1880.

GRUBER, John W. (1841?1893): 1MM/SPVT, Charleston Dist., b. abt. 1841. Entered State service at Pocotaligo, SC, 12 Nov 1861, age 20. Discharged as miller, 20 Dec 1861. d. 1893.

GRUBER, Wash A.: 17/B, 5/GPVT, [Charleston Dist.]. b. abt. 1830. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 32. Detached to Engineer Dept., Charleston, SC, as a mechanic, 14 Nov 1862. Carpenter in Columbia, SC, in 1870. d. bef. 1896.

(GRUVER, George W. (18431920): 17/CSGT, 5/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. Mar 1843. Occupation: plasterer. Enlisted at Camp Gist, James Island, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 19. Reported as SGT, 31 Oct 1862. Convicted of forgery by court-martial and reduced to PVT, 17 Jun 1863. Trans. to Co. H, SC Hampton Legion Infantry, abt. 28 Feb 1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, with gunshot wound in right foot, 5 Oct 1864. Last reported as granted a 60-day medical furlough, 10 Feb 1865. Post-war, plasterer in Savannah, GA. d. 10 Apr 1920, Chatham Co., GA. Son of William H. GRUVER, and brother of John T. GRUVER.

GRUVER, John T.: 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. May 1841. Occupation: plasterer. Enlisted at James Island, SC, 30 Jun 1862, age 20. Sentenced to hard labor by court-martial, 10 Feb 1864. Trans. to Co. C, SC Hampton Legion Infantry, 8 Apr 1864. Deserted to the enemy at Bermuda Hundred, VA, 7 Jan 1865. Took Oath of Allegiance and given transportation to Baltimore, MD. Plasterer in Washington, DC, in 1910. Son of William H. GRUVER, and brother of George W. GRUVER.

GRUVER, William H.: 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1817, VA. Occupation: plasterer. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 1 Apr 1862, age 46. Detached to Engineer Dept. at Castle Pinckney, Charleston Harbor, SC, 29 Jun 186328 Feb 1864. Granted a 40-day furlough to procure a horse, 5 Aug 1864. Last reported AWOL, 17 Sep 1864. Plasterer in Charleston, SC, in 1870. Father of George W. and John T. GRUVER.

GU, Amede Phillip (18301895): 14/DB2LT, 5/I2LT, PVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 20 Jul 1830. 5' 11" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, dark eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 35, and appt. B2LT. Appt. 2LT, 4 Feb 1863. Resigned due to impaired vision, 17 Jun 1863. Reenlisted as PVT at Adams Run, SC, 15 Feb 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 21 Apr 1895, and buried at Willow Swamp Baptist Church, Norway, SC. m. Elizabeth ZEIGLER. Brother of Marion B. and Victor Amede GU.

GU, Marion B. (18421914): 14/D, 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 7 Aug 1842, Barnwell Dist., SC. 6' 0" tall, light complexion, dark hair, light eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 19. Granted a 40-day furlough to procure a horse, 5 Aug 1864. Last reported AWOL, 17 Sep 1864. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 14 Feb 1914, and buried at Willow Swamp Baptist Church, Norway, SC. m. Rebecca FORT, 17 Dec 1863. Brother of Amede Phillip and Victor Amede GU.

GU, Victor Amede (18321909): 14/D, 5/ISGT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 29 Aug 1832. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 29, and appt. CPL. Appt. SGT, 13 May 1862. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. d. 15 Sep 1909, and buried at Willow Swamp Baptist Church, Norway, SC. m1. Jane Levisa ZEIGLER; m2. Mary Ann Catherine GARRICK, 10 Mar 1859. Brother of Amede P. and Marion B. GU.

GUERRY (GEARY), James: SJMR, 5/EPVT, [Charleston Dist.]. Enlisted at Santee, SC, 20 Jan 1862. Reportedly trans. to Co. N, 20th SC Infantry, 1 Aug 1863, but no record of service found in that command.

(GUERRY, Joseph J. (1836?1864): 5/EPVT, Charleston Dist. 5' 8" tall, light complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Palmer, McClellanville, SC, 14 Jan 1862, age 26. Admitted to Jackson Hospital No. 3, Richmond, VA, 13 Aug 1864, and d. there, 13 Sep 1864.

GUESS, Samuel Daniel Medicus (18361925): 14/D, 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. b. 3 May 1836, Barnwell Dist., SC. Residence: Grahams Turnout (Denmark), SC; occupation: dentist. Enlisted at Binnaker's Bridge, Barnwell Dist., SC, 28 Dec 1861, age 24. Paroled at Augusta, GA, 18 May 1865. Post-war, farmer at Denmark, SC. d. 7 Nov 1925, Denmark, SC, and buried there in Denmark Cemetery. m. Sarah Eloise BARR, 14 Dec 1858.

GUY, James L.: 5/KPVT, York Dist. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 14 Jun 1863. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. d. bef. 1897.

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