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Family Members at the Battle of Gettysburg

Family Members at the Battle of Gettysburg

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Published by Kevin Whitehead
List of names with brief notes on their regiments.
List of names with brief notes on their regiments.

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GETTYSBURG VETERANS
Here is the list of Civil War veterans within both sides of my family thatwere present at the Battle of Gettysburg from July 1-3, 1863. The list isput together by regiment. Clicking on the regiment takes you to rostersof the regiment. Four of the veterans have pictures attached if you click on their name. This list is taken from my master list which can be seenHERE.
William Tatum Wofford – Maternal Cousin – Brigadier General 
General Wofford began the war as a Captain in the 18
th
Georgia but was promoted toColonel soon thereafter. Upon the death of General TRR Cobb at Fredericksburg, Wofford waspromoted to Brigadier General and commanded “Wofford's Georgia Brigade” throughout thewar. At Gettysburg Wofford's Brigade saw action primarily in the Wheat Field.
1.Pvt. Alexander Stephens Whelchel - Paternal Uncle in Co. B2.Pvt. Gaines Calvin Ownby – Paternal Cousin in Co. H 3.Pvt. Harvey Calhoun Parks – Maternal Cousin in Co. C (Possibly was at home recruiting, records don't indicate conclusively)4.Pvt. David Rivers Parks – Maternal Cousin in Co. C  
Cobb's Legion at Gettysburg was in Wofford's Brigade of McLaw's division underLongstreet. They were engaged on the 2
nd
day of battle and followed the attack of GeneralBarksdale into the Wheatfield. They suffered 2 killed and 20 wounded in the battle.
5.Pvt. Andrew Jackson Blackwell (U#7) Co. E 6.5
th
Sgt. Jesse Green Blackwell (U#8) Co. E 
Phillip's Legion at Gettysburg was in Wofford's Brigade of McLaw's division underLongstreet. They were engaged on the 2
nd
day of battle and followed the attack of GeneralBarksdale into the Wheatfield. They suffered 4 killed and 24 wounded in the battle.
3
7.Pvt.William Benton Wofford – Maternal Cousin in Co. A
The 3
rd
Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters were a relatively new unit formed from the bestmarksmen in Wofford's Brigade. They served primarily as skirmishers and scouts. They fought
 
at Gettysburg with Wofford's Brigade in the Wheatfield.
9
8.Pvt. Jasper DeKalb Andrews - Maternal Cousin in Co. D
The 9
th
Georgia Infantry at Gettysburg was in Anderson's Brigade of Hood's Divisonunder Longstreet. They were engaged on the 2
nd
day and attacked through the Wheat Fieldtaking heavy artillery fire. They held the field briefly but were forced to retire. The regimentsuffered 28 killed and 115 wounded.
9.Pvt. William T. Ownby (C#52) Co. D
The 10
th
Georgia Infantry at Gettysburg was in Semmes's Brigade of McLaw's Divisionunder Longstreet. They were engaged on the 2
nd
day and supported the main attack toward theWheatfield and Rose Hill. General Paul Semmes was mortally wounded leading the brigade.The regiment suffered 9 killed and 77 wounded.
10.Cpl. Jackson Hilliard Randolph– Paternal Grandfather in Co. G 11.Pvt. John T. Randolph – Paternal Uncle in Co. G 12.3
rd 
Cpl. Wood Leroy Oliver Randolph – Paternal Uncle Co. G -CAPTURED13.Cpl. Hilliard Judge Randolph – Paternal Uncle in Co. G 14.Pvt. Thomas J. Bradley – Paternal Cousin in Co. B - KILLED 15.2
nd 
Lieut. Charles Thomas Whitehead – Paternal Cousin in Co.
16.
1
st 
Lieut. John Calhoun Whitehead - Paternal Cousin in Co. G 17. Pvt. Washington R. Randolph - Paternal Cousin in Co. B
The 16
th
Georgia at Gettysburg was in Wofford's Brigade of McLaw's Division underLongstreet. They were engaged on the 2
nd
day and were part of the attack that drove the Federalsthrough the Wheatfield to Little Round Top before retiring. The regiment suffered 9 killed and 52wounded.
18.Pvt. Joseph McEver – Paternal Uncle in Co. A
The 18
th
Georgia at Gettysburg was in Wofford's Brigade of McLaw's Division underLongstreet. They were engaged on the 2
nd
day and were part of the attack that drove the Federalsthrough the Wheatfield to Little Round Top before retiring. The regiment suffered 3 killed and 16wounded.
 
1.1
st 
Lieut. Wyatt Lee – Paternal Cousin in Co. C (WOUNDED ANDCAPTURED)
2.
4
th
Corp. William Jack Lee – Paternal Cousin in Co.C (WOUNDED)3.Pvt. Monroe Lee – Paternal Cousin in Co.
The 22
nd
Georgia at Gettysburg was in Wright's Brigade in Anderson's Division underHill. They saw action on the 2
nd
day and attacked the Federal lines north of the Peach Orchardat the Codori Farm. They captured several guns and routed the Federals but their supports onboth flanks did not keep up forcing the to fall back abandoning their captured guns. Theregiment lost 21 killed and 75 wounded.
4.Pvt. Harrison Maddox – Paternal Cousin in Co. F  5.Pvt. William Daniel Parks – Maternal Cousin in Co. C 
The 24
th
Georgia at Gettysburg was in Wofford's Brigade of McLaw's division underLongstreet. They were engaged on the 2
nd
day of battle and followed the attack of GeneralBarksdale into the Wheatfield. They suffered 4 killed and 32 wounded in the battle.
6.Pvt. Washington LaFayette McDonald – Paternal Cousin in Co. I 
The 38
th
Georgia at Gettysburg was in Gordon's Brigade of Early's Division under Ewell.They were engaged on the first day at approached the town on the Harrisburg Rd. They wereattacked from Barlow's Knoll before counter-attacking and driving the Federals through thetown. The regiment suffered 12 killed, 51 wounded, and 29 captured.
7.Pvt. William Jones Whitehead – Paternal Uncle in Co. C 
The 44
th
Georgia at Gettysburg was in Dole's Brigade of Rode's Division under Ewell.They were engaged on the first day and participated first in the fight on Barlow's Knoll beforemoving on and striking the Federal 1
st
Corps in the rear which completed the rout of the Federalswho retreated through the town. The regiment suffered 10 killed, 49 wounded, and 9 captured.
8.
4
th
Sgt. James Frederick Andrews – Maternal Cousin in Co. 9.1
st 
Cpl. Warren S. Andrews – Maternal Cousin in Co. H 
The 51
st
Georgia Infantry at Gettysburg was in Semmes's Brigade of McLaw's Division

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