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    My sacred duty required me

    to decorate the twelve graves next door, as I do every April.

    Deo Vidice

    J.W. Wessinger, Company B, Cobb's Legion

    John C. Vance, Company G, 2nd Georgia Reserves

    A.B. Mitchell, Company I, 2nd Georgia Cavalry

    William Terry Colquitt, Company F, 1st Georgia Reserves

    J.W. Hood, Company D, Phillips' Legion

    W.D. Lovvorn

    William Baker Hight, Company D, 10th Georgia Cavalry (My cousin)

    J.W. Downs, Company I, 2nd Georgia Cavalry

    Samuel B. Little, Captain Corbin's Georgia Cavalry

    James R. Barrow, Company B, Cobb's Legion

    J.L. Morris, Company C, Phillips' Legion

    John L. Fletcher, Company I, 2nd Georgia Cavalry

    I hope someone decorated the graves of my veterans.


    Captain J P C Belvin
    Co. K, 11th GA Volunteers, Anderson’s Brigade, Fields’ Div, Army of Northern VA
    Caleb Barrett
    Co. B, 7th SC Infantry
    John Francis Asbury Barrett
    Co. C, 1st GA (Ramsey’s) Infantry
    John F. Barrett
    Dawson’s Co, Terrell Light Artillery, GA
    W H C Barrett
    Dawson’s Co, Terrell Light Artillery, GA
    James E Barrett
    Co. C, 1st GA (Ramsey’s) Infantry
    SGT. Joseph Benjamin Barrett
    Co. H, Henderson’s Rangers, 45th GA Infantry * Locket
    Seaborne Covington
    Co. G, 33rd MS Infantry
    Theodore Covington
    Co. G, 33rd MS Infantry
    KIA, Vicksburg – 7/2/63
    Elijah P Crump
    Co. G, 34th GA Infantry – Captured at Vicksburg
    Thomas J Denmark
    Co. K, 47th GA Infantry
    Alexander W Durant
    Co. D, Hatch’s Rgt, 23rd SC Volunteers
    John O Durant
    Co I, 4th SC State troops
    David E Durant
    Co. E, 6th SC Infantry – Severely wounded at Chickahominy
    J A Durant
    Co. E, 2nd SC Infantry
    William W Fowler
    Co H, 52nd GA Infantry
    Allen J Gibson
    Godfrey’s Co, 11th GA Cavalry
    SGT. John E Gibson
    Co. G, 47th GA Infantry – KIA, James Island, SC 6/10/62
    Owen Gibson
    Co. H, 7th GA Cavalry
    Owen A Gibson
    McAllister’s Co, Hardwick Mounted Rifles, GA
    SGT. Wyatt A Hill
    Co. D, 49th GA Infantry
    SGT. Fielding Hight
    Trout’s Company, Floyd’s Legion, GA
    Robert H Hight
    Co. B, 17th AL Sharpshooters – Wounded/captured at Missionary Ridge – Imprisoned at Rock Island, IL


    2nd LT William Baker Hight
    Long’s Co, 10th GA Cavalry – He is buried next door, about 30’ from my property line. I can see his grave as I type.
    2nd Sgt. Nathan D Jones
    Co. H, 9th GA Infantry – Died of typhoid fever, 8/20/61
    Andrew Jackson Jones
    Co. H. 9th GA Infantry
    Charles E Jones
    Co. D, 10th GA Infantry
    SGT. William M Jones
    Co. K, 50th GA Infantry
    Sgt. Malachi Jones
    Co. H, 12th GA Cavalry
    Malachi F Jones
    Co. K, 50th GA Infantry

    Gilmore Justice
    Co. C, 10th KY Cavalry (The Diamonds)
    Sgt. Samuel J Powell
    Co. C, 29th GA Cavalry
    Josiah Powell
    Lassiter’s Co, Hood’s Bat, 29th GA Infantry
    4th Sgt. Lemuel Keasler
    Co. K, 2nd SC Infantry
    John Berry Keasler
    Co. L, 1st SC Infantry (Orr’s Rifles) – KIA 2/10/62
    Henry Calhoun Keasler
    Co. H, 4th SC Infantry
    Joseph C Keasler
    Co. K, 17th TX Cavalry
    David Campbell Keasler
    Co. K, 4th SC Infantry
    Joseph S Keasler
    Co. K, 19th MS Infantry
    William Keasler
    Co. K, 22nd SC Infantry
    James M Keasler
    McDonald’s Co, 4th GA Cavalry
    John R Keasler
    Tison’s Co, 19th MS Infantry
    James Keasler
    Co. A, SC State Troops
    John F Kesler
    Co. F, 37th GA Infantry
    David M Kesler
    Co. G, 2nd GA Reserves

    George Washington Alexander Keasler
    Co D, Mississippi Light Artillery – KIA, Vicksburg, 4/10/1863
    Phillip J Kesler
    Co. D, 15th GA Infantry
    James M Kesler
    McDonald’s Co, Blue Ridge Tigers, 4th GA Cavalry
    William H Kesler
    Jones Co, Johnson’s Rgt, 34th GA Infantry
    Andrew J Rembert
    Captain Roberts Artillery, MS – Age 13 when he volunteered.
    Edwin B Rembert
    Co. F, 4th MS Cavalry – KIA at age 16.
    Francis Marion Rembert
    Co. E, 3rd MS cavalry
    Charles E Rembert
    Captain Roberts’ Co, MS Artillery
    John A Rembert
    Captain Roberts’ Co, MS Artillery
    Madison Rembert
    Co. G, 36th MS Infantry
    Charles W Rountree
    Co. A, 45th GA Infantry
    James W Rountree
    Brown’s Co, 12 GA Cavalry

    Thomas J Stewart
    Forrester’s Co, 31st GA Infantry – KIA, Richmond, 2/6/65
    5th Sgt. William O Sylvester
    Co. E, 63rd AL Infantry
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    Re: My sacred duty required me

    I will be decorating the graves of the local veterans and those buried at the Confederate Cemetery in Vicksburg, MS.

    The Bonnie Blue will fly over my gate and ranch house. Cleburne's battle flag finally gave up the ghost and had to be retired.
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    Re: My sacred duty required me

    Quote Originally Posted by Naval Aviator View Post
    I will be decorating the graves of the local veterans and those buried at the Confederate Cemetery in Vicksburg, MS.

    The Bonnie Blue will fly over my gate and ranch house. Cleburne's battle flag finally gave up the ghost and had to be retired.
    Thank you. Please try to find the grave of George Washington Andrew Kessler, Co. D, MS Light Artillery. If you do, send a pic.
    Thanks,
    Deo Vindice

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    Re: My sacred duty required me

    Quote Originally Posted by Herchel View Post
    Thank you. Please try to find the grave of George Washington Andrew Kessler, Co. D, MS Light Artillery. If you do, send a pic.
    Thanks,
    I'll be happy to do that. Deo Vindice.
    "ISIS is contained." -Barack Hussein Obama, 11/12/15

    "TAMU is the greatest of all time." -Just Some Hog Dude, 9/13/14

    "Texas A&M is better than Texas." -TexasFight, 10/27/12

    Give me an army of West Point Graduates and I will win a battle. Give me a handful of Texas Aggies and I will win a war. -Lt. Gen. George S. Patton

    All I ask of you men of Alabama is to keep up with the Texans! -Gen. Robert E. Lee, Battle of Second Manassas


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