44th Georgia Vol. Inf. Company C

                         Membership 2014 Campain

1. Captain Clark J. Van Buskirk - Honoring the memory of Captain William B. Haygood

He was 38 years old when he enter the 44th as a 2nd Lieutenant, on March 17, 1862. Promoted 1st Lieut. July 15, 1862, he was elected Captain on July 15, 1862 this was the same day when his friend; Colonel Lumpkin become commanding officer of the 44th. He was born Jan. 5, 1824 Died at home in Kerkwood DeKalb County Ga. On Monday Jan.2, 1899. When the war started he ownd a farm in Watkinsville Ga. He was wounded at Sharpsburg on Sept. 17, 1862, again at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863 he lost his right arm. The same ball that took his arm also hit the Colonel in the leg. He was take prisoner on July 11 1863 with the medical wagons on there way back to Virginia He was held at Johnson's Island till the end of the war. He was Paroled on Aug. 18 1865 in Watkinsville, Ga. He was born Jan 5, 1824. His father was William, and Mother was Mary Polly Stroud. His Father had died and his mother own the Farm in 1860 valued at $12,500, she had personal value of $9600. She died in 1868. At the start of the war he own land in 1860 value at $2000 and had person value of $2500.

1C. Lady Elizabeth 'Betty' VanBuskirk - Honoring the memory of Lady Malinda Thomspon Haygood

His first wife was Malinda Thompson Haygood Born in 1832 died on April 5, 1882. They were married on Oct. 17, 1850. They had two children Samuel Limpkin Haygood born 1867 died 1885 as a student at Emory Collage in Oxford Ga. Miss Martha [Mattie] Thompsom Haygood born 1869 and died in 1946 she was a schoold teacher and never married. His second wife was Miss Sally Thompson was the sister of his first wife.

2. 1st Lieutenant Art Mallette - Honoring the memory of 1st Lieutenant F. M. Darnell

He was 23 years old when he joined the 44th as a private on March 9, 1863. Promoted 1st Lieutenant Killed at Winchester, Va. September 19, 1864. He was born 1839 and married Elizabeth was a farmer in 1860 Pickens Ga.

3. 1st. Sergeant Rick Sasor -Honoring the memory of Sergeant Joseph H. McRee

He was 34 years old when he enter the 44th as 1st Corporal, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg Pa., and again at Fort Steadman Va. Promoted 1st Sergeant. Served through the war. The son of Thomas and Frances McRee Born in July 14, 1828 Died Aug. 8 1906 Watkinsville, Clarke County he was capenter by trade. Owned his home value at $1100.00, he married April 10, 1851 to Susan F. Elder McRee born 1832, they had a son Orlando 1852, and daughters Tallulah 1855, and Naomi 1858. after the war they had 3 more children. In 1903 he was living in Decatur Ga.

4. 2nd Sergeant Ken Doran - Honoring the memory of 2nd Sergeant William H. Bishop

He was 32 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg Pa. Promoted 2nd Sergeant Captured at Spottsylvania, Va. Released 1865. Was born 1830 Married Elizabeth born 1831 in 1851 Rebbeca was born 1852, and James in 1858 he was a butcher at this time of his life, he could not read or write in 1860. After the war his wife had died and remarried Malinda learned to read and write an they had a son William in 1867 became a policeman in the Town of Bibb Georgia were he lived in 1880. In 1903 He was living in Bishop Georgia.

5. Ordnance Sergeant Marty Runner - Honoring the memory of Private Private John E, Thomas

He was 21 years old when he enter the 44th as a private. on May 7 1862 Wounded at Malvern Hill Va. Served through the war.He was born in 1841 in Lee Ga. he was in school in 1860 and working on his Mother Theqensa Farm he married Manettain 1860 and had a daughter Mary Anna in 1861, After the war he returned to the farm they had Vertur in 1869 and His wife died, he remarried Nancy and they had John 1871, Matte 1872, Katie 1874, and Walter 1878 His farm is value at $4000 in 1870. In 1903 he is living in Oconee county Ga.

6. 1st. Corporal David McLean - Honoring the memory of 1st Corporal John C. H. Malcom

He was 18 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Promoted First Corporal Captured at Spotsylvannia Va. May 10, 1864, exchanged March 7, 1865. He was Born 1844 on his Father William and Mother Louisa Plantion in Clarke county. He married Flordia in 1866 and they had a daughter Lily in 1869 she died in 1870, they had Robert 1871, Matt 1873, George 1875, William 1877, Joseph 1878, and Lina 1880 He return to his father Farm after the war. In 1903 he is living in Oconee county Ga.

6C. Lady Elizabeth McLean - Honoring the memory of Lady Flordia Malcom.

7. 2nd Corporal James Marshall - Honoring the memory of 3rd Corporal Calvin A. Dicken

He was 18 years old when he joined the 44th as 5TH Corporal on March 17, 1862. Promoted 3RD Corporal. Captured at Spottsylvania, Va., on May 19, 1864. Released 1865. He was born 1846 his father R. B. Dicken and mother Mahala his father was a blacksmith they lived in Clarke county Ga. After the war he became a farm labor never married and died before 1880.

8. 3rd. Corporal Kurt B. Haywood - Honoring the memory of Corporal William T. Osburn

He was 18 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, May 7, 1862, Wounded at Ellison's Mill, Va. and Gettysburg, Pa. Detailed as teamster April 1864. Served through the war. Born in 1844 lived in 1860 with Lawyer Berley family in Coweta Ga.After the war he married Elizabeth and they had a daughter Louis 1868, son John 1870, Daughter Lallie 1873, son William Jackson 1875, James Thomas 1878, and Mary 1880 living as a farmer in Giles Ga. In 1903 he was living in Oconee County Ga.

9. 4th Corporal William Ringel - Honoring the memory of 4th Corporal William E. Elder

He was 20 years old when he joined the 44th as a private on March 17, 1862. Promoted 4TH Corporal. Captured at Spottsylvania, Va., May 10, 1864. Released after the surrender. He was born in 1842 on the farm of his father Daniel, and Minevia in Clarke county Ga. In 1880 he was a convict Guard in Green Ga. He had lost his wife. In 1903 he was living in Oconee county Ga.

9C. Lady Michale Ringel - Honoring the memory of Lady Alice Elder

10. Private Kevin Kehoe - Honoring the memory of Private Thomas J. Simonton

He was 38 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, and at Gettysburg.The son of Robert, and Mathilda Simonton born 7 of October 1824, Died July 1, 1863 from the battle wound he was 39 years old at the time of his death. Was married Jan. 24 1847 to Mahala Ann Nunnelly, left Sarah 1848, Betsy 1852, Martha 1854, Joseph 1855, and Almeia 1856 fatherless. They lived in Walton, Clarke county Ga.

11. Private John Locus - Honoring the memory of Private Lewis Lester Jr.

He was 41 years old at the time he enter the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Ellison's Mill, Va., and Gettysburg Pa. Transferred to an Arkansas Regiment and promoted to Sergeant. Born March 21 1821 at Oglethorpe Ga. Son of Lewis and Elizabeth Patman died January 15, 1889. Married October 14 1841 to Martha born 1824 died 1909. They had James H 1844, Cordelia 1845, Elizabeth 1847, and William 1849. After the war he lived in Watkinsville Ga. In 1903 he was living back in Arkansas

12. Private Jonathan Sasor - Honoring the memory of Private John P. Huff

He was 26 years old when he joined the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Captured at Spotsy1vania, Va. Released 1865. Born 1836 in Baldwin Ga.on his Mother Irene Huff farm. Married Lucy 1856 had Hattie 1858, and John 1861. After the war he return to the farm they had Alfred 1866, William 1870, James 1872, Mattie 1875, Frank 1876, and Susan 1879. all the boy's were working on the farm in Puryears Ga. He listed his job in 1880 as a Gold Miner. In 1903 he is living in Living Oconee country Ga.

13. Private Clark R. Van Buskirk - Honoring the memory of Sergeant George W. Klutts

He was 27 years old when he joined the 44th Ga.as 2nd Sergeant on March 17, 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville Va. May 2, 1863 he died from wound in Richmond Va. June 2, 1863. He was born 1835 in Watkensville Ga. He was the son of Jacob and Milly Klutz, was a brickmason like his father. He may have been the GGGrandfather of the Captain.

14. Private Stan Stimpson - Honoring the memory of Private F. M .Daniel

He was 32 year old when he enter the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg Pa. Killed at Winchester Va. 34 years old at the time of his death September 19, 1864 Born 1832 in Canton Georgia Father was R. F. Daniel owned a hotel were he worked his mother Nancy. He was not married when the war started.

15. Private Michael Lordi - Honoring the memory of Private William B. Pulnot

He was 26 years old when he enter the 44th as a private. May 7, 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg Pa. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. He was born on Feb 1836 in Clarke coungty Ga. At the start of the war he was working on his Mother Mary Poulnott Farm.He married Susan in 1859 they had a daughter Ween Ann in 1867 and returned to farming but did not own the land any more. For some unknown reason his name got change from Poulnott In 1903 he was living in Oconee County Ga.

16. Private David Bond Honoring the memory of Private L. C. Cooper,

He was 19 years old when he joined the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Ellison's Mill, and Wilderness, Va. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va.Was Born in Clarke County Ga. in 1843 in 1860 he was at Camden Ga. After the war he went to Freestone Texas and became a town merchant in 1870 He died in Texas before 1880. He was never married.

17. Private Charles Anderson - Honoring the memory of Private Newton J. Daniel

He was 26 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Captured at Spotsylvania Va. He was 31 when he was Killed accidently while returning from prison March 1865. He was Born 1836 in Gwinnett he worked on his Brothers farm when the war started he was never married.

18. Private [Provest Marshasl] James Anderson - the memory of all CSA Law Men.

19. Private Dan Kimball - Honoring the of Private Nantford B. C. Langford

He was 26 years old when he joined the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Captured at Spotsylvania, Va. Released 1865. Was born 1836 in Walkinsville Ga. The son of Preacher Bedford Langford and Mary Langford. After the war he married Elizabeth and they had Aurther 1868, Walter 1872, Mime 1874 and Eva 1878. He owned a hardware store in 1880 in Atlanta Ga. he moved back Clarke county in 1895 1903 he is living in Clarke county Ga.

19C. Lady Jean Kimball - Honoring the memory of Lady Elizabeth Laugford

20 Private Gerard E. Mayers - Honoring the memory of Private Gilmer A. Tiller

He was 23 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, May 7, 1862. Captured in Pennsylvania, He was 25 years old when he died in prison. Born in Clarke county in 1839 the oldest son of Elisla and Lencey Tiller he had 2 sisters and brother, worked on his father farm before the war

21. Private Ben Lanza - Honoring the memory of Private Lewis Whitehead

was 33 years old when he joined the 44th as a private, November 7, 1863 Wounded near Richmound Va., Captured and died in the prison. He was born 1829 in Watkensville, Oconne county Ga. 1860 he is married to Julia and they have 4 children on there farm.

 
22. Private Stephen Germond - Honoring the memory of Private Nathan F. Hunt

He was 26 years old when he joined the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Wilderness, Va. Lost arm at Cedar Creek Va. He was born in Clarke county 1836 worked on the Sims farm in 1860 as a farm labor. He died in Atlanta Ga. 1881.

23. Private Thomas K. Farrell - Honoring the memory of Private Edward Gleason,

He was 22 years old and from Ireland when he enter the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Chancellorsville, Va., and Gettysburg, Pa. Captured at Spottsylvania, Va. He lived in Ahtens with his mother Rosanna and sisters after the war was a welldigger by trade. He could not read or write and died before 1870 never married.

24. Private Andrew Lolli - Honoring the memory of Private John B. Pulnot

He was 20 years old when he enter the 44th as a private. March 17, 1862 Wounded at Cedar Creek and Petersburg Va. Captured at Spotsylvania, Va. Released 1865. He was born in 1842 in Clarke county, Ga. Like his Brother he was working on his Mother Mary Pulnot farm. He married Martha and had a son Walter born 1875, return to work on the Farm after the war In 1903 he lived in Bishop Ga.

25. Private Keith Van Buskirk - Honoring the memory of Private Thomas M. Hall

He was 28 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Ellison's Mill, Va. Served through the war. Born 1834 in Georgia, 1860 worked for Mosely carrage makers lived with the family in Danielesville Ga. Married Sarrah and they bought a farm in Baldwin Ga. after the war. They never had any children. In 1903 he was living in Oconee county Ga.

25C. Lady Gail Van Buskirk - Honoring the memory of Sarrah Hall

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26. Private Keith Van Buskirk Jr. - Honoring the memory of Private George W. Nunnally

He was 19 years old when enter the 44th as a private. August 2, 1862 Wounded July 21, 1864 was 22 years old when Killed at Petersburg, Va. April 1, 1865. Was Born 1843 in Watkinsville Clarke county Ga. to John and Elizabeth Nunnally on there farm.

28. Private Dan Boyer - Honoring the memory of Private Joseph B. Langford

He was 24 years old when he joined the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Wilderness, Va. Served through the war. Was born Feb. 1838 in Walkinsville Ga. The son of Preacher Bedford Langford and Mary Langford. After the war he returned to farming and married Synthis in 1872, they had Asa 1873, and Aruther 1875 He owned his Farm in 1900. In 1903 he was living in Clarke county Ga.

28C. Lady Kathy Boyer - Honoring the memory of Synthis Langford

 

29. Private Jacob Schiewe - Honoring the memory of Private Samuel W. Brewer

He was 27 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, August 18, 1862 Captured near Front Royal, Va., 1863. Born 1835 in Marion Ga. to William and Lucy Brewer he was a farmer before the war. He married Mary Ann in 1859. After the war he moved to Atlanta with his family Maggie born 1863, Darsie Born 1866, Walter Born in Atlanta 1868, Anna 1870, Charlie 1872, Alkin 1873, Mary 1875 and Irvin 1878. He worked clerk in 1880 and had 1 black servant [cook] with her 3 children living with the his family. In 1903 he is living in Madison Ga.

30. Private Company Bugler Jeff Offerjost - Honoring the memory of Private Augustus C. Osburn

He was 27 years old when he joined the 44th as a private, May 7. 1862. Wounded at Ellison's Mill, Va. Served through the war. Was born 1835 born Buncombe Clarke county Ga.  was a farm labor in 1860.  In 1903 living in Oconee county Ga.

 

31. Private Company Drummer William J. Carroll - Honoring the memory of Private William M. Elder

He was 38 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Wounded at Ellison's Mill, Va., and Sharpsburg, Served through the war. He was Born Feb 1824 in Clarke County Ga. His 1st wife was Nancy born 1824, he was a farmer in 1850 with one son David born 1849. In 1860 the family lived on his farm in Coweta Ga. and Darah was born 1852 and Joseph in 1854 His farm was valued at $1000. His father in law Joanthan and Mother in law Mary lived with the family. After the war he lived in Cuthbert Ga. with his 2nd wife Ann he was a brick mason at that time his new family Anna Lou Born 1869, Mary 1871, and Cathnine 1879. In 1900 he was living with his daughter Mary family. In 1903 he is living in Oconee county Ga.

32. Private Peter Van Meter Honoring the memory of Private Alfred L. Beavers

He was 34 years old when he enter the 44th as a private, August 30, 1862 Captured near Front Royal, Va.1863. Born 1828 in Pike County Ga. to John and Elizabeth Beavers his father was a Blacksmith. Married Mary Ann Word on Feb. 3, 1850 Upson Ga. He work as a laborer before the war. After the war the family moved to Tarrant, Texas and bough a Farm. They had two children Alice born 1864, and Lou in 1867

33. Private Randell Andrese - Honoring the memory of Private Ellijah S. Lester

He was 31 years old when he joined the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862 Captured at Spotsylvania Va. Exchanged December, 1864. Born in 1831 in Athens Ga. In 1851 he married Mary they had Lewis in 1856, William in 1859, Martha in 1864, Sarah 1867. He was a farmer before and after the war. Mary died and he remarried Sarah they had Susan in 1877. He owned his farm value at $5200 in 1860. In 1903 he was living in Clarke county Ga.

33C. Lady Linda Sue Andrese - Honoring the memory of Lady Mary Lester

34. Private Lucas Schiewe - Honoring Private William C. Nunnally

He was 19 years old when he joined the 44th as a private. August 2, 1862. Captured at Spotsylvania, Va. he died in prison. He was Born 1843 in Gwinett county Ga. On the farm of His father Washington and mother Harritt Nunnally

35. Private Erik Smestad - Honoring Private James J. Griffeth.

He was 25 years old when he joined the 44th as a private, March 17, 1862. Lost arm at Wilderness, Discharged June 1864 Born 1837 in Campbell Ga. the son of Andrew, and Mary. After the war he married Sarah bough a farm in Gwinnett Ga. they had John R 1868, Maltilta 1871, and Susan 1873. He died at home.

35C. Lady Susan Demenczuk - Honoring the memory of Lady Sarah Griffeth

 

36. Pioneer John Kalajiar - Honoring the CSA Pioneer's.

37. Pioneer Harrison Nodes - Honoring the CSA Pioneer's.

38. Lady Whitney M. Chadwick with her daughter Lady Brighton

Vivandiere Whitney Chadwick - Honoring the memory of CSA Vivandiere Lucy Ann Cox

She served as the daughter of the regiment through the surrender at Appomadox.

 

39C Lady Miss Briana O'Brien - Honoring the memory of Miss Martha [Mattie] Haygood
40C Lady Miss Shaina O'Brien Honoring the memory of all young Southern Ladies

Mascot Reb - Honoring the memory of All the Mascot's

 

Our 44th Georgia Company C Members and Mascot that have gone, we will never forget, they are at Rest, and in Peace with God

Private Frank Zayack in 2000 at his home from a heart attack

Private Derek Kehoe October 28, 2006 at his home after a bout with cancer.

Private Gordon Palmer July 13, 2009 at his home after a long illness

Mascot Dutch was called to the Rainbow Bridge on Dec. 30, 2012

Updated  September 16, 2014