Category Archives: Gist’s Brigade

BG States Rights Gist (k)
Ltc Zachariah L. Watters
46th Georgia
65th Georgia
2nd Georgia Sharpshooters Battalion
16th South Carolina
24th South Carolina

Capt. George W. Holtzclaw, Company F 16th South Carolina

My gggreat uncle was Capt. George W. Holtzclaw, Company F, 16th South Carolina. He survived the Battle of Franklin, was wounded at the Battle of Nashville but survived the war. His brothers grandson is in his 90′s and still living … Continue reading

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Garrisons at Franklin, some killed, Co B, 16th South Carolina Infantry

My grandfather’s oldest brother, Henry D Garrison, was killed at Franklin along with one of his cousins, John W Garrison. A younger brother Thomas J Garrison was also believed to be there along with several other Garrison family members. My … Continue reading

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William Allen Martin, Company G, 65th Georgia

I will be bringing my 89 year old Mother to McGavock this month and wanted to find William Allen Martin (her Great-grandfather) of Henry County, VA.  He was a member of Co F, Smith’s Legion  of the 1st Georgia, Partisan … Continue reading

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