Muster Roll of Captain J. W. A. Wright's Company H, of the 36th Volunteers of the Confederate States from Alabama for 3 years or war unless sooner discharged. This Muster Roll was dated May 13th, 1862, Mount Vernon Arsenal, Alabama, Commanded by Col. R. H. Smith.
The original document part of the permanent collection of the Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama.
Officers Rank Age Where Joined for Duty State County Wright, J[ames W.] A. Capt. 27 Ala. Greene [later promoted to Major] Allen, R[eese]. B. 1 Lieut. 42 Ala. Greene [resigned, 24 nov 63] Logan, C[alvin] T. 2 Lieut. 28 Ala. Greene [died in service 29 July 63] [Gladden, W. H.] 2 Lieut. [killed in action, 22 july 64] Wilson, W[illiam] M. 3 Lieut. 38 Ala. Greene [resigned, 4 dec 62] Black, J. R. 1 Sgt. 29 Ala. Greene Cranford, R. 2 Sgt. 25 Ala. Greene Wilson, G. M. 3 Sgt. 21 Ala. Greene Caldwell, W. J. 4 Sgt. 31 Ala. Greene [Caldwell, Alexander Sgt.] Tutwiler, H. A. 5 Sgt. 17 Ala. Greene McCrory, J. S. 1 Corpl. 31 Ala. Greene Summy, F. C. 2 Corpl. 31 Ala. Greene Davis, J. S. 3 Corpl. 35 Ala. Greene Clements, B. F. 4 Corpl. 43 Ala. Greene [Davidson, Robert J. 1st Sgt.] [Dempsey, Holden Sgt.] [Farley, Seth Sgt.] [Farhy, S. Sgt.] [Williams, J. R. J. Sgt.] [Elliott, Peter A. Cpl.] [Hoggle, Hugh Cpl.] [McCorory, John S. Cpl.] [Rainsford, John A. Cpl.] [Rice, Zeras Cpl.] [Rice, J. Cpl.] [Summey, F. C. Cpl.]Privates Age Where Joined for Duty State County Abernathy, J. T. 22 Ala. Greene [Arrington, James] Baker, William C. 34 Ala. Greene Bolton, A[mos] R. 27 Ala. Greene [Bowen, W.] Boyd, W. 27 Ala. Greene Brazeal, Harvey 34 Ala. Tuskaloosa Bremer, J. L. 32 Ala. Greene [Briscoe, M. J.] Buck, M. E. 30 Ala. Greene [Burns, R. S.] Caldwell, Alex 28 Ala. Greene [Cammack, David B.] Champion, J[ames] V. 18 Ala. Bibb Clary, J[ohn] J.[I?] 19 Ala. Greene [Clements, Benjamin F.] [Creel, William J.] Davis, E. W. 33 Ala. Greene Day, Nathaniel 27 Ala. Mobile Dobbins, J[ohn] M. 40 Ala. Greene [Dorris, John S.] Elliot, P. A. 19 Ala. Greene Farley, Seth 25 Ala. Greene Fikes, Daniel 31 Ala. Greene Fikes, George 37 Ala. Greene Fikes, Tyre 34 Ala. Greene Gaines, N. F. 18 Ala. Greene Garner, Rineldo 36 Ala. Greene Garnet, J. F. 34 Ala. Mobile Geddie, J[ames] D. 32 Ala. Greene [Givens, Walter] Glover, G. T. 26 Ala. Greene Goodwise, Henry 29 Ala. Greene Graves, Isaac 40 Ala. Bibb Griffin, Daniel 34 Ala. Bibb Handly, W. H. 25 Ala. Bibb Hasty, W[illiam] M. 29 Ala. Greene Halston, Patrick 42 Ala. Bibb [Henson, John A.] [Hobson, Andrew B. J.] [Hobson, Elijah] Hoggle, Andrew 21 Ala. Greene Hoggle, Hugh 24 Ala. Greene Hoggle, J[ames] F. 29 Ala. Greene [Holston, Patrick] Hughs, H. M. 49 Ala. Greene Hutchins, H. C. 22 Ala. Greene [Ingram, William A.] Key, J[ames] M. 35 Ala. Greene Kinard, J[ohn] A. 21 Ala. Greene Kinard, M[athias] M. 25 Ala. Greene Kinard, W. F. 25 Ala. Greene Lankford, Sam'l 21 Ala. Greene [Lee, Brown P.] [Martin, Lewis A.] McCrory, Sam'l 56 Ala. Greene McCrory, N[ewton]G.[J?] 21 Ala. Greene [Mclain, Isiah] McCain, William 15 Ala. Greene [Measles, J. M.] [Moody, Andrew J.] Moore, Aaron [also in Co. B] [Moore, Hardy] Moore, J. W. 23 Ala. Bibb [Morgan, Joseph] Morrison, Angus 44 Ala. Greene Owens, Lacy 45 Ala. Greene Owens, William [H.] 20 Ala. Perry [Pennington, C. M.] Pennington, M[artin] B. 24 Ala. Tuskaloosa Permenter, Edward 42 Ala. Greene [Philips, J. S.] Pinkston, W[illiam] J. 24 Ala. Greene Powers, J[ohn] S. 17 Ala. Greene [Price, M. J.] Prisack, M. J. 23 Ala. Greene [Ramsey, W. R.] Rawlings, R[obert] R. 23 Ala. Mobile Reignez, W. F. 18 Ala. Bibb Rice, G. W. 18 Ala. Greene Rice, Tera 21 Ala. Greene Richardson, J. P. 39 Ala. Greene [Robins, Carter] [Seale, Andrew J.] Shiply, Levi 25 Ala. Greene [Smelley, John] [Smelley, Wilson] [Snider, H. S.] [Southworth, L. D.] Spence, S. A. 25 Ala. Greene [Sowell, Thomas H.] Staggers, J. F. 30 Ala. Tuskaloosa Stamps, Henry 42 Ala. Bibb [Taylor, J. P.] Taylor, William 47 Ala. Greene Terry, H[illiard] J. 41 Ala. Greene Terry, James [W.] 42 Ala. Greene Terry, M[oses P. 33 Ala. Greene Terry, S. C. 38 Ala. Greene Tidmore, Henry 30 Ala. Greene [Tidmore, J. M.] Tidmore, M. M. 35 Ala. Greene Tingle, Jesse S. 46 Ala. Greene Tingle, John S. 39 Ala. Greene [Ticker, James] Tune, John 36 Ala. Bibb [White, S. H.] Wilburn, J. C. 25 Ala. Greene [Woodley, William] [Wright, J. A.] Wyatt, H. G. 28 Ala. Greene [Yearger, Everett] [Youngblood, Newton J.]
This transcription is from the original Muster Roll that is part of the collection at the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History. I have closely looked at the original document along with photocopies graciously provided by ADHA. Given the age and wear of the document and the handwriting style changes in the ensuing century, it is possible that this nevertheless contains errors. I welcome any additional information or corrections to this transcription.
Names and information inserted in brackets were added to the May 13, 1862, Muster Roll and are from other sources .
From the Greensboro, Alabama, newspaper Alabama Beacon, January 15, 1864. "ON FURLOUGH. During the past two to three weeks we have seen on our streets quite a number of the gallant men from this region belonging to the Confederate army, who have been on short furloughs, spending the Christmas holidays with their relatives, or looking after important business matters. We have the pleasure of greeting the following:
. . . Lt. Black of Capt. Wright's Company, 36th Ala. Regt." [J. R. Black began services as a Sergeant and was later promoted to 1st Lieut. and then Captain] Back to Muster Roll
Clements, B. F. Believed to be the B. F. Clemments (spelled Clements per descendant K Rayes) that died as a Prisoner of War on Nov. 19, 1864, and is buired at Camp Chase, Ohio, in row 4, number 9, grave number 488. (Back to Muster Roll)
Hasty, William M. William Hasty joined Company H of the 36th Alabama when he was 29. He was later captured and died as a Prisoner of War in Rock Island, Illinois, on February 29, 1864. He is buried at Rock Island in grave number 671. Back to Muster Roll
Lee, Brown P. Although not listed on the May 1862 Muster Roll taken at Mount Vernon, Brown P. Lee later joined Company H of the 36th Alabama. He was captured and held as a Prisoner of War at Rock Island, Illinois. He died on February 1, 1864, and is buried there in grave number 343. Back to Muster Roll
Moore, Aaron. Private Aaron Moore was captured and taken as a Prisoner of War to Rock Island, Illinois. He died at Rock Island on February 6, 1864, and is buried in grave number 383. Back to Muster Roll
Moore, J. W. An ancestor gives J. W. Moore's full name was given as Joshua Washington Moore. Joshua Moore was from Bibb County, Alabama and died in 1916. He married Amanda Handley Moore. Joshua Moore had three brothers that also fought in the War. Back to Muster Roll
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Prisack, M. J. - listed as Michael J. Prisoc, 1850 Greene County, Alabama Federal Census. Back to Muster Roll
Rice, J. Corporal J. Rice was listed a a member of Company H of the 36th Alabama in the Camp Chase Prisoner of War records. He died on March 11, 1865, and is buired in row 34, number 70, grave number 1,626 at the Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio. Back to Muster Roll
Wright, James W. A. From Confederate Veteran, July 1989: John Lawhon, Adjutant of Camp Sumter No. 332, Livingston, Ala., reports the deaths among its members that of Capt. J. W. A. Wright, Thirty Sixth Alabama.Back to Muster Roll
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