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        Jim Gray 

Pvt. Franklin Kow Gray – Mustered into F Co., 24th Texas Cav. on April 16, 1862. At the battle of Arkansas Post he was captured on Jan. 11, 1863 and was sent to the Yankee prison Camp Buttler, Il., he was exchanged may 16, 1863. He was in the following battles; Battle of Missionary Ridge, Battle of Chattanooga, Battle of Resaca, Battle of Tunnel Hill, Battle of New Hope Church, Battle of Peachtree Creek, Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of Atlanta, Battle of Franklin, Battle of Nashville, last on record until surrender in Greensboro, N.C. at end of war.
Pvt. Joseph Leonard Gray – Prct. 1, 26th Brigade, Texas State Troops, Home Guard. Died 1863.
2nd Cpl. James Henry Dancer – Mustered into D Co., 12th Texas Dragoons on Sep. 30, 1861. Was in the Army of Trans-Mississippi and fought in the Western theatre and was at the following battles; Battle of Mansfield, Battle of Pleasant Hill, Battle of Jenkins Ferry, Battle of Miliken’s Bend where he was wounded. He surrendered in 1865.
Pvt. Jonas T. Dancer - Mustered into B Co., 2nd Regt. Texas Mounted Rifleman, which was also known as 2nd Regt. Texas Cavalry, in San Antonio, Texas on Oct. 11. 1862. he was admitted in the General Hospital in Houston from Dec. 17, 1862 - Dec. 23, 1862 with Rubella. He was detailed to special duty as a teamster from 1862 to the end of the war. Last record is dated April 1865.
Pvt. J. Barker Dancer – Mustered into E Co., 33rd Texas Cav. on Jan. 4, 1863. He was a tanner by trade and was detached for special duty as a shoemaker for the troops. He was stationed in San Antonio, Texas where he surrendered at the end of the war. 
Pvt. J Dancer - Only record on file is dated January 30, 1864 shows him absent in C Co. 4th Regt. Inf. Texas State Troops. It lists his age at 43.
Pvt. James M. Dancer-Mustered into D Co. (Jeff Davis Guards) 21st Regt. Mississippi Vol. Inf. in Woodville, Mississippi on May 24, 1861 at the age of 22. He was in the following battles; Seven Pines, Savage Station, both battles of Fredericksburg, and both battles of Gettysburg. He was severely wounded at the battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. After spending time in several hospitals he was discharged with a permanent disability on January 17, 1865 and was assigned to the Command Post, Invalid Corps, P.A.C.S. in Jackson Mississippi. He was on a roll of Prisoners of War surrendered and paroled on May 19, 1865 in Jackson, Mississippi.
Pvt. Henry Dancer-Mustered into A Co. (Tishomingo Riflemen) 2nd Regt. Mississippi Vol. Inf. on September 6, 1861 in Corinth, Mississippi. He was discharged at Camp Fisher Virginia on January 28, 1862 for a debilitating disease. He was paid $64.40 at the time of discharge.         
Pvt. William M. Dancer – Mustered into A Co. (Tishomingo Riflemen), 2nd Regt. Mississippi Vol. Inf. in Sept. 1861. He died of Pneumonia on Jan. 1, 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi.
Pvt. Stephen Pinkney Dancer – Mustered into A Co. (Tishomingo Riflemen), 2nd Regt. Mississippi Vol. Inf. on Aug. 31, 1861. He was in the Battle of 1st Manassas, Battle of Seven Pines, and the Battle of Gaines Farm. He was wounded in the Battle of Gaines Farm on June 27, 1862. He was discharged from service on Sep. 25, 1862 because of his wounds. Discharge states he was shot in left shoulder losing mobility of his left arm.
Pvt. Elisha C. Dancer – I Co., 19/20th Tennessee Cav. Only records are paroles. He was paroled twice. The first on May 11, 1865 at Gainesville, Ala. and then on May 17, 1865 at Meridian, Mississippi.
Pvt. William Walter Dancer – Mustered into D Co., 26th Mississippi Vol. Inf. on Aug. 20, 1861. Was in the Battle of Fort Donelson where he was captured on Feb. 16, 1862. He was sent to the Yankee prison at Camp Morton, Ind. He was exchanged in July of 1862. He was in the following battles; Battle of Baker’s Creek, Battle of Gaines Mill, Battle of Petersberg, Battle of Weldon R.R., Battle of Fort McRae, Battle of Jarratt’s Station, Battle of Hatcher’s Run. He was captured for the second time at the Battle of Hatcher’s Run on April 2, 1865. He was sent to the Yankee prison Point Lookout on April 4, 1865. He was paroled at end of war.   
Pvt. Elijah William Dancer – I Co., 2nd Battn. Mississippi Vol. Inf., was killed at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Va. on 7 June 1864.
Pvt. John M. Dancer-Mustered into D Co. 18th Regt. Georgia Vol. Inf. on June 21, 1861 at Camp McDonald, Georgia. On list of casualties in McLaw's Division in the battle before Fredericksburg, Va. Dec. 11 - 13, 1862 where it states "Two fingers left hand shot off by minnie ball". Went to General Hospital #8 (St. Charles) and then transferred to CSA General Hospital in Danville, Va. he was captured and paroled in Warrenton, Va. September 29, 1862. He recovered and went back to the line and was captured at the battle of Knoxville, Tennessee. There are conflicting dates to the actual capture.  He was sent to Camp Chase Yankee Prison on November 29, 1863 in Ohio and then sent to Rock Island Prison in Ill. on January 31, 1864. He took the oath and was released on October 31, 1864. He reported his name was "Dancy" when he took the oath instead of Dancer, a common practice of Confederate soldiers to not give their real name on the oath.
Pvt. William R. Dancer-Mustered into D Co. 18th Regt. Georgia Vol. Inf. on June 21, 1861 at Camp McDonald, Georgia. Was seriously wounded in the right arm and shoulder at the battle of Gaines Farm June 27, 1862. He was sent to Chimborazo Hospital #3 in Richmond, Va. where his arm was amputated. He was furloughed and then absent without leave. He was captured in Tallahassee, Fl. on may 10, 1865 under the command of Maj. Gen. Sam Jones. He was paroled on May 22, 1865 at Albany, Georgia.
Pvt. Z.T. Dancer-Mustered into D Co. 29th Batt'n Georgia Cavalry on August 15, 1863 at Blakely, Georgia. He died June 14, 1864. No further record.
Pvt. Jonas Dancer-Mustered into D Co. 12th Regt. Georgia Vol. Inf. on June 10, 1861 at Morgan, Georgia. He died of disease on November 1861 at Allegany
Pvt. L.V. Hickerson-Mustered into I Co. 4th Regt. Tennessee Cavalry on December 5, 1861 at Manchester, Tennessee. Last record on file is where he signed for clothing on May 4, 1864.
Pvt. Joseph Hickerson-Mustered into K Co. 24th Regt. Tennessee Inf. on August 24, 1861 for 12 months service at Camp Trousdale, Tennessee. He was present on all rolls. He was discharged and given final statement on 16 July 1862.
Pvt. Nimrod Billington Yarbrough, Jr.-Mustered into C Co., 3rd Battalion, Hilliard's Legion, Alabama Vols. and died during the battle of Atlanta on September 3, 1864 at the age of 61.
Pvt. Marion Banbridge Yarbrough-Mustered into B Co. 8th Alabama Vol. Inf.
Pvt. John Ripley Yarbrough-Mustered into B Co. 8th Alabama Vol. Inf. and was killed at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863.
Cpl. Nimrod Pinckney Yarbrough-Mustered into A Co. 63rd Alabama Vol. Inf.
Pvt. Littleton Jordan Yarbrough-Mustered into A Co. 53rd Partisan Rangers Alabama Cavalry.
Pvt. James Montgomery Yarbrough-Mustered into A Co. 53rd Partisan Rangers Alabama Cavalry.
1stSG. George Washington Yarbrough-Mustered into E Co. 1st Batt'n Alabama Artillery.
Pvt. Christopher Columbus Yarbrough-Mustered into E Co. 1st Batt'n Alabama Artillery.
Pvt. Commodore Anson Yarbrough-Mustered into C Co. 50th Tennessee Vol. Inf. on September 13, 1861. Was killed in the battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863.
1st Lt. Argyle Blackstone-Mustered into I Co. 48th Georgia Volunteer Infantry known as the "Wilson Tigers" on March 4, 1862. Wounded in Seven Days Fight near Richmond Va. June 26, 1862. Detailed in Augusta, Ga cotton mills October 1862. Elected 1st Lt. of Captain Barney's Company (Richmond Factory Guards), July 29, 1863. Roll for August 24, 1863, only roll on file, shows him present.
Pvt. George L. Blackstone-Mustered into I Co. 48th Georgia Volunteer Infantry known as the "Wilson Tigers" on March 4, 1862. Killed at Wilcox's Farm near Petersberg, Va. June 22, 1864.
Pvt. Thomas L. Blackstone-Mustered into I Co. 48th Georgia Volunteer Infantry known as the "Wilson Tigers" on March 4, 1862. Died in service prior to June 1862.
Pvt. William A. Blackstone-Mustered into I Co. 48th Georgia Volunteer Infantry known as the "Wilson Tigers" on March 4, 1862. Died at home August 25, 1862.
Pvt. H.C. Blackstone-Mustered into K Co. 16th Georgia Volunteer Infantry known as the "Ramsey Vols" on March 1, 1863. Enlisted as a private in Co. K, 48th Georgia Volunteer Infantry on March 4, 1862. Transferred to Co. K, 16th Regiment Ga. Inf. March 1, 1863. Captured at Sailor's Creek Va. April 6, 1865. Released at Newport News, Va. June 25, 1865.
Pvt. James W. Blackstone-Mustered into F Co. 10th Georgia Volunteer Infantry known as the "Thomson Guards" on May 11, 1861. Died of disease at Williamsburg, Va. November 18, 1861.
Pvt. John T. Blackstone-Mustered into F Co. 10th Georgia Volunteer Infantry known as the "Thomson Guards" on May 11, 1861. On detached service in hospital department at Williamsburg, Va. January 1862. No later record.
Pvt. William Meredith-Mustered into Co. H, 36th Georgia Volunteer Infantry on April 9, 1861 at Jackson Mississippi, to serve for 12 months. Received discharge April 10, 1862.
1st Sgt. Bolivar May-Mustered into Co. I, 19th Arkansas Infantry on Feb. 26, 1862 in Nashville Arkansas. Last file shows him on Company muster roll for Jan. & Feb. 1864.
Capt. John Blackstone Fowler-Mustered into Co. F., 57th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, known as "Georgia Braggs Rifles" at Savannah, Ga. on 3 May 1862, to serve 3 years, as 1st Lieutenant, elected to Captain, 11 January 1863. Wounded in leg at Baker's Creek, Mississippi 4 July 1863.Captured at Vicksburg 7 July 1863. Exchanged 1863. Wounded again 1864 near Macon, Georgia. Admitted to the Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Georgia, on account of wounds of leg, 4 October 1864 to the close of the war. 

 

 

 MICHAEL E. GOODSON

 

Marion Washington Goodson- (direct ancestor) Born on 8-21-1830 in Warren County, GA. Enlisted March 21, 1861 in Gov. Joe Brown's "Georgia Army".  Served until the November of 1861 when Georgia 40th Infantry Regiment was formed as part of the Georgia Brigade. This unit later became known as Stovall's Brigade. Private M. W. Goodson served throughout the war in Co. F of the Georgia 40th and saw extensive action in the Western theater. This action included 17 battles across 5 states covering a 5,000-mile journey. He was detailed as a regimental drummer and NCO with the Georgia Army, and again in early 1864. His interim service was as an infantry soldier. Private M. W. Goodson served until the surrender of the Army of Tennessee at Bentonville, NC.  He returned to Georgia for a short time then migrated to Calhoun County, MS where he died on 12-10-1889 and was buried at Pittsboro Cemetery in Pittsboto, MS.

George Luther Goodson- Younger brother of M. W. Goodson.  Enlisted and served alongside his brother in the Georgia Army and in Stovall's Brigade.  He was 4th Corporal of Co. F of the Georgia 40th Infantry. He was wounded in the knee during the siege of Vicksburg, MS.  He later died of disease from the wound, and is buried in the Confederate Cemetery at Vicksburg.

Bailey Goodson- Pvt, Co, D "Spalding Greys", 2nd Bat, Georgia Vol Inf

Furney Goodson- Pvt, Capt, Scogin's Griffen, Georgia Light Artillery

 J.C. Goodson- Pvt, Co. K, 7th Georgia Cavalry

J.H. Goodson- Pvt, Co B. "Griffin Light Gaurds", 5th Reg, Ga. Vol Inf

William B. Goodson- Pvt, Co. H 23rd Georgia Voluntary Infantry

W.D. Goodson- 2nd Corp. Co F, 16th Georgia Cavalry

William G. Goodson- Pvt, Co. A 22nd Batt, Georgia Heavy Artillery

William Goodson- Pvt, Co. I, 21st Georgia Infantry

William Goodson- Corp, Co. D, 66th Georgia Inf

William H. Goodson- Pvt, Co. A "Walker-Bartow Invincibles", 14th Georgia Infantry