William Dawson Sluder Born 25 Jan 1845 Social Circle, Walton Co., Georgia Died 25 Dec 1926 Knoxville, Johnson Co., Arkansas
CIVAL WAR SERVICE: Most of this info was contributed by Mark Miller. Mark is compiling a roster of the men from Johnson County, Arkansas who served in the Civil War. The 11th Georgia was the unit for only 2 of the 2500+ men. C.S. Company H, 11th Georgia Infantry Regiment Pvt/Pvt, July 3,1861 Age at enlistment: 17. Detailed to wait upon sick at Manassas, Virginia from 17 Feb 1862. Wounded at Fredericksburg, Virginia. Sent to Institute Hospital, Richmond, Virginia 14 Dec 1862. Transferred to Winder's Division Hospital 15 Dec 1862. Returned to duty 9 Jan 1863. Captured at Gettysburg, 3 Jul 1863. Paroled 25 Sep 1863 at Baltimore, Maryland and forwarded to City Point, Virginia for exchange. Admitted to Jackson Hospital, Richmond 29 Sep 1863. Married Laura Angeline Williams 14 Feb 1864. Detached on Brigade Provost Guard Apr 1864. Captured 23 Jul 1864 at Social Circle, Georgia. Forwarded to Marietta, Georgia, Louisville, Kentucky and thence to Nashville, Tennessee 9-10 Aug 1864. Sent to military prison at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio. Took Oath of Allegiance and was released 13 Dec 1864. Age listed as 55 on 1900 Johnson Co., Arkansas Census. Filed Pension Application (#26864) 15 Aug 1925 from Johnson County. File Number: M226 Roll 55 Died 25 Dec 1926 at Knoxville, Johnson, Arkansas. Buried in Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Johnson County, Arkansas. Widow applied for Pension 1927 from Johnson County. -Mark Miller CivilWar49@aol.com 11th Regiment, Georgia Infantry Overview: 11th Infantry Regiment, organized in the spring of 1861, contained men from Hall, Lee, Fannin, Houston, Gilmer, Murray, Walton, and Quitman counties. Sent to Virginia, the unit first served in the Potomac District, then was assigned to General G.T. Anderson's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It fought in the various campaigns of the army from Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, except when it was with Longstreet at Suffolk, in Georiga, and at Knoxville. The unit did not participate in the Battle of Chickamauga. After taking part in the Petersburg siege south and north of the James River, it was active in the conflicts around Appomattox. It contained 573 effectives in April, 1862, had 140 at Sharpsburg, and lost sixty-five percent of the 310 engaged at Gettysburg. From April 14 to May 6, the regiment sustained 110 casualties, and from August 1 to December 31, 1864, there were 51 disabled. It surrendered with 16 officers and 176 men. The field officers were Colonels George T. Anderson and Francis H. Little; Lieutenant Colonels Theodore L. Guerry and William Luffman; and Majors Charles T. Goode, Henry D. McDaniel, and Western R. Welsh.
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