Christopher M. GARRISON was born on January 2, 1842 in Franklin County, Georgia, and Died on April 12, 1863 in the Civil War. He Married Lucy E. C. POOL in March 1859 in Franklin County, Georgia. Lucy died on March 14, 1866. Their first son, William H. (Billy) GARRISON was born on January 17, 1860 in Banks County, Georgia.
Christopher M. Garrison, (January 2, 1842 -- April 12, 1863), Enlisted in the Civil War as a Private on August 24, 1861, at the Age of 19-Years, and was a Resident of Banks County, Georgia. He Enlisted in Company A., 24th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America, Wofford's Brigade, McLaw's Division, Longstreet's Corps. Christopher last Appeared on the Rolls on October 31, 1861. NOTES about the 24th Regiment, Georgia Infantry: The 24th Infantry Regiment, organized during the Summer of 1861, Recruited its members from BANKS, White, Towns, Rabun, Gwinnett, Elbert and Hall Counties. After Serving in the Department of North Carolina, the Unit moved to Virginia where it was Brigaded under Generals H. Cobb, T. R. R. Cobb, Wofford, and DuBose. The 24th fought in the Difficult Campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Gettysburg, then Moved to Georgia with Longstreet. The 24th was not engaged at Chickamauga, but did see action in the Knoxville Campaign. The 24th Returned to Virginia, and Participated in the Conflicts at The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor and was active in the Shenandoah Valley, and ended the war at Appomattox. In April 1862, this Regiment totaled 660 persons, lost forty-three percent of the 292 engaged at Crampton's Gap, and had 4 killed, 39 Wounded, and two missing at Sharpsburg. It sustained 36 Casualties at Fredericksburg, reported 14 killed and 73 wounded at Chancellorsville, and of the 303 at Gettysburg, Seventeen percent were disabled. Many were captured at Sayler's Creek and only 4 officers and 56 men surrendered on April 9, 1865. The Field Officers were Colonels Robert McMillan and C. C. Sanders, Lieutenant Colonels Joseph N. Chandler and Thomas E. Winn, and Majors Robert F. McMillan, and Frederick C. Smith. 24th REGIMENT GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY ARMY of NORTHERN VIRGINIA C. S. A. (Confederate States of America) WOFFORD'S BRIGADE McLAWS' DIVISION LONGSTREET'S CORPS INDEX OF MEN IN THE 24TH GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY (THESE MEN ARE RELATED) * GARRISON, Christopher M., Company "A", Private. GARRISON, Thomas, Company "A", Private. MEADOWS, David Albert, Company "G", Private. MEADOWS, Farler W. O., Company "K", 1st Sergeant. MEADOWS, James T., Company "G", Private. MEADOWS, Wiley P., Company "G", Private. MEADOWS, Henry Morgan, Company "K", Private. MEADOWS, (MEADERS),Thomas, Company "K", Private. MORGAN, James A., Company D., Corporal. MORGAN, John, Company F., Private. MORGAN, Samuel, Company F., Private. MORGAN, W. J., (J.W.), Company A., Private.
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