Union POW Soldiers from Morgan County, Tennessee Who Died in Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia

What is Included Here:

Tennessee's State Monument to POW's at Camp Sumter, Georgia

Locator Map for Camp Sumter Prison, Andersonville, Georgia

Camp Sumter's Cemetery Site Map

James W. Allen's Grave Marker

Josiah F. Ashley's Grave Marker

Abraham L. Barger's Grave Marker

Wiley M. Barger's Grave Marker

William H. Barger's Grave Marker

Andrew J. Bradshaw's Grave Marker

John Hall, Jr.'s Grave Marker

Elisha A. Hawn's Grave Marker

Robert Henderson's Grave Marker

William Hurt's Grave Marker (pending)

Benjamin S. Jack's Grave Marker

John E. Jones's Grave Marker (pending)

James M. Kelley's Grave Marker

Jessee McCartt's Grave Marker

Robert McCartt's Grave Marker

William E. McCartt's Grave Marker

William McCoy's Grave Marker

John F. Silcox's Grave Marker (pending)

D. T. Webb's Grave Marker

Jefferson Webb's Grave Marker

Joseph Webb's Grave Marker

Robert Webb's Grave Marker

Robert M. Webb's Grave Marker

Willis Webb's Grave Marker

Mass Burial at Andersonville (No Coffins)

Tennessee State Monument

Inscription on the front of the monument: "In Memory of Her Union Soldiers and Loyal Sons Who Died in Confederate Prisons During the War of 1861-1865. We Who Live May for Ourselves Forget, But Not for Those Who Died Here. 1284 Died."

Inscription on back of the monument: "This Monument was Errected by the Voluntary Contributions of Their Surviving Comrads and Friends"

The Tennessee monument is located inside the stockade area of Camp Sumter. The stockade wall and dead line are now represented by wooden post showing where they once were located. None of the original walls remain, but there is a representation of wall reconstructed on the site.

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Locator Map for Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia

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Site Map of Andersonville National Cemetery located at Camp Sumter

The cemetery is divided into lettered sections and each soldier's grave marker has a number at the top of his marker. To physically locate a soldier who is buried in the cemetery, you must have his grave number which you can get by searching for the soldier's name on the computer located at the Andersonville National Cemetery Museum (located on the site). The soldier's computer entry will have his grave identification number included with other data about the soldier. When you have the soldier's grave number then find the section in which he is buried by using the section identification table as follows:

Graves numbered 1-2645 in Section K

Graves numbered 2646-4154 in Section J

Graves numbered 4152-5694 in Section F

Graves numbered 5695-7267 in Section E

Graves numbered 7268-12853 in Section H

Graves numbered 12854-13729 in Section B

Graves numbered 13730-13872 in Section A

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James W. Allen

Grave Number 883 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry

Died May 4, 1864 of diarrhea

James W. Allen was born ca 1824 in Morgan County, Tennessee. He married Mary Hicks on May 3, 1853.

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Josiah F. Ashely

Grave Number 6474 in Section E

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry

Died Aug 22, 1864 of fever

Josiah F. Ashley was the husband of Sarah Ann Langley.

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Abraham L. Barger

Grave Number 1053 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry

Born May 20, 1840 Died May 13, 1864 of diarrhea

Abraham was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863. He died at the age of 22. Information provided by Betty McNeilly.

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Wiley M. Barger

Grave Number 2037 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry

Born June 4, 1834 Died Jun 15, 1864 of diarrhea

Wiley was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863. His mother was Mary Byrd Barger. Information provided by Betty McNeilly.

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William H. Barger

Grave Number 1976 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry

Born July 10, 1840 Died Jun 15, 1864 of diarrhea

William was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863. He died at the age of 23. Information provided by Betty McNeilly.

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Andrew J. Bradshaw

Grave Number 1538 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry

Died May 21, 1864 or Jun 1, 1864 of diarrhea

Andrew was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863. Code number 11538. Burial Register page 47.

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John Hall, Jr.

Grave Number 1124 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Regiment

Died May 15, 1864 of anasarca (dropsy)

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Elisha A. Hawn

Grave Number 2491 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Regiment

Died Jun 26, 1864 of dysentery

Elisha was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on November 6, 1863. Code number 12491. Burial Register page 76. Elisha was married 21st February 1854 in Morgan County, Tennessee to Nancy M. Buxton. He left 2 children, Elizabeth born May 8, 1858 and Meniphee born September 3, 1859.

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Robert Henderson

Grave Number 714 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Died Apr 24, 1864 of bronchitis

Robert Henderson was the husband of Lida California Scott Henderson.

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William Hurt

Grave Number 616 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Regiment

Died Apr 18, 1864, 1864 of diarrhea

William was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863.

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Benjamin S. Jack

Grave Number 584 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee

Died Apr 17, 1864 of dysentery

Benjamin S. Jack was born ca 1822 in Morgan County, Tennessee. He married Lucinda McCartt on Sep 11, 1845 in Morgan County, Tennessee. He was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863.

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John E. Jones

Grave Number 491 in Section K

Corporal, Company B, 2nd Tennessee

Born 1836 Died Apr 11, 1864 of diarrhea

John E. Jones was never married. His father was James B. Jones of Morgan County, Tennessee. John was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863.

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James M. Kelley

Grave Number 9407 in Section H

Sergeant, Company E, 2nd Tennessee Regiment

Died Sep 20, 1864 of diarrhea

James was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on November 6, 1863. He was promoted to Sergeant on May 1, 1862. Code number 1904. Burial Register page 286.

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Jessee McCartt

Grave Number 1723 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Infantry

Died Jun 8, 1864 of rheumatism

Jessee McCartt was born ca 1845 in Morgan County, Tennessee. He was the son of Preston and Eliza McCartt. He was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863.

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Robert McCartt

Grave Number 9861 in Section H

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Infantry

Died Sep 26, 1864 of scorbutic

Robert McCartt was born ca 1842 in Morgan County, Tennessee. He was the son of Preston and Eliza McCartt. He was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863.

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William E. McCartt

Grave Number 801 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Infantry

Died Apr 29, 1864 of diarrhea

William E. McCartt was born ca 1826 in Morgan County, Tennessee. His wife was Pharibe E. Fairchilds. He was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863. He was a wagoner and ambulance driver. Code number 10801. Burial Register page 25.

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William McCoy

Grave Number 3897 in Section J

Private, Company G, 2nd Tennessee Regiment

Died July 24, 1864 of diarrhea

William McCoy was born ca 1844 in Morgan County, Tennessee. He was the son of John and Sarah McCoy. He was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863. Code number 13897. Burial Register page 119.

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John F. Silcox

Grave Number 374 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Regiment

Died Apr 5, 1864 of diarrhea

John was captured at Rogersville, Tennessee on Nov 6, 1863.

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D. T. Webb

Grave Number 3189 in Section J

Private, Company G, 8th Tennessee Cavalry

Died July 12, 1865 of scorbutus

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Jefferson Webb

Grave Number 3714 in Section J

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Cavalry Regiment

Died July 21, 1864 of debilltas

Jefferson Webb was the son of John and Louisa McCartt Webb

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Joseph Webb

Grave Number 9730 in Section H

Private, Company G, 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Died September 25, 1864 of diarrhea

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Rob't Webb

Grave Number 339 in Section K

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Cavalry Regiment

Died April 2, 1864 of typhoid fever

Robert Webb was the son of Lewis and Ruby McCartt Webb

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R. M. Webb

Grave Number 6580 in Section E

Private, Company B, 2nd Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Died August 23, 1864 of diarrhea

Robert M. Webb, son of John and Louisa McCartt Webb

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W. Webb

Grave Number 10605 in Section B

Private, Company A, 2nd Tennessee Cavalry Regiment

Died October 10, 1864 of scorbutus

This is believed to be Willis Webb

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Mass Burial at Andersonville (Camp Sumter) Prison

Notice that no coffins are used

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Photo's from a Site Visit by Linda Moore Hallman in 1997, 1998 & 1999

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