BABB, private from Wake County, North Carolina
RICHMOND, VA, July 9, 1862JOHN H. BABB,
age 18, enlisted in Baldwin Blues, “H” Company, Ga 4th Infantry,
on August 5 1861 at Camp Jackson by Capt. C. W. Caraker for a period of
1 year, as a private along with his 20 year old brother, He entered into
service Aug. 31, 1861 by Colonel Doles. He was present on the muster
rolls Aug. and Sep. 1861, Nov. and Dec. 1861, Jan and Feb. 1862, March
and April, 1862. Admitted to Regimental Hospital Nov. 16, 1861, for remittent
fever and typhoid. Returned to duty March 6, 1862. Admitted
to hospital for remittent fever Sep. 28 Returned to Duty Nov. 6 1861.
He died in Richmond July 9, 1862 of typhoid fever. Appears on recording
containing property of deceased soldiers dated Nov. 28, 1862
CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA, May 2, 1863,
JAMES W. BABB.
John and James were the sons of Brinkley and Missouri Harris Babb of Baldwin
County, GA. Both were privates in the Baldwin Blues, “H” Company, Ga
4th Infantry, of the Doles-Cook Brigade which participated in all the
major battles that fought under Gen. Robert E. Lee in Northern Virginia.
George Pierce Doles from Baldwin County, in 1862, at the age of 32, was
promoted to Brigadier General and led his troops at the Battles of Gettysbury
and Chancellorsville. James enlisted Aug. 5 1861, at Camp Jackson,
by Capt. C W Caraker. Was on muster roll July and Aug 1861, Sep. and Oct.
1861, Nov and Dec. 1861, Jan and Feb 1862, March and April 1862, Nov and
James was admitted
in the Regimental hospital with Rubeola Oct. 15, 1861 and returned
to duty Nov. 6, 1861. was on muster roll Dec. 31, 1861. On Dec. 14, 1861
he was admitted to the regimental hosptail for Catarrah and returned to
duty Jan. 9, 1862. On Jan 21, 1862 he was admitted to the regimental
hospital for Catarrh Pleurisy and he was dismissed Feb 11, 1862 . On May
17, 1862 he was admitted to the regimental hospital in Richmond for Catarrh,
and returned to duty Sept. 23, 1862. On a receipt roll for clothing
for first quarter in 1863. Appeared on a list of casualties of the 4th
Volunteers who died at Chancellorsville May 2 - 5, 1863. James W. Babb
was killed on May 2, 1863, less than 2 years after he left home. The war
took another toil on the family. John H. Babb died of typhoid fever in
Richmond, Virginia July 9 1862, less than a year after he left home.
WILLIAM A. BABB,
son of William Babb & Martha Yates Babb, husband of Marian Green Babb,
born 1819, at the age of 45 enlisted into Company B. 3rd Georgia Regiment,
State Militia May 1 1864 in Macon by Captain Amos. They were called
up to be prison guards in Andersonville. Present May 9, 1864 to Aug. 31,
1864. and on the company muster roll Sept and Oct, 1864. We can only guess
he was home sick when Sherman's troops came throught Milledgeville
and a small portion of them went on the Sparta Hwy from Milledgeville passing
by the farm. It is passed down in the family that a mule was lost to the
troops but we can only guess a lot more. He was considered Absent
without leave and arrested in March 1865. He was dismissed in
April 1865 due to the closing of the war. He contracted dysentery
while in service at Andersonville and suffered with the disease until
his death July 11, 1878. Marian Green Babb's Confederate
RANSOM S. BABB,
(listed as Rabb on service records)
son of William Babb & Martha
Yates Babb, born 1830, was in the 6th Georgia Infantry, (State Guards)
Company F. He enlisted for a period of 6 months on August 4,
1863 by Capt.W. J. Evans. Muster roll Sept. 15 1863 - Dec. 31, 1863.
He died in 1902.
A. BABB, son of William Babb & Martha Yates Babb, born 1825, enlisted
in Capt. J. B. Fair's 26 Battalion in Milledgeville, August
6, 1863. He died in General Hospital, Macon, Ga. on September 8, 1863.
In his mother's will, dated 1864, she left Thomas's saddle and horse
to his sister Martha Babb Russell. Possibly buried Rose Hill Cemetery in
WILLIAM TILMAN L
BABB, son of William Babb and Marian Green Babb, born Aug. 15, 1843
Co A., Ga. State Troops in Atlanta Ga July
1863 and mustered into Co. A, 51st Georgia. Surrender in Macon, Ga April
26 1865. He married Louise Osborne 10-30-1869. Received a Confederate
Indigent Pension 1907 and 1929 for his burial expenses. He died Oct.
4, 1929. Conferate Pension
CHATTANOOGA, TN, August 15, 1862
NATHANIEL S. RUSSELL,
age abt 29, husband of Martha Babb daughter of William A and Marian Green
Babb, enlisted on May 24 1862 as a private with the "Independent
Volunteers", Co. “H” Company Ga 57th Infantry in the Army of Tennessee
under the command of Captain John Richard Bonner. Nathaniel died on August
15, 1862 in Chattanooga, TN, only 3 months after he left home. Nathaniel
S. Russell was 1 of 7 Russell cousins and brothers from Baldwin County,
Ga. who joined up the same day. Along with Nathaniel S. Russell were:
VICKSBURG, MS, March 11, 1863
May 10, 1862 as a private with the "Independent Volunteers", Co. “H” Company
57th Infantry;died March 11, 1863, in Vicksburg, MS.
BAKER'S CREEK - DIED PETERSBURG, VA August 8, 1863
RANSOM BROWN son
of Elizabeth Babb Brown enlisted May 10, 1862 as a private. On May 18,
1872 he was mustered into Company H, Ga. 57th Infantry. He was one of sixty
listed as POW on May 16, 1863 at Baker's Creek, Mississippi. He died August
8, 1863 at Petersburg, Virginia.
JOHN S. BONNER,
of Delia Babb enlisted on 8/12/1862 as a Private. On 8/12/1862 he mustered
into "G" Co. GA 45th Infantry. He was listed as: Admitted 4/5/1865
CSA Gnl Hospl, Danville, VA (Ascites). (Born in Hancock County, GA in 1830.)
POW BAKER'S CREEK
husband of Frances "Fannie" Babb (daughter of William & Martha Yates
Babb) , enlisted at the age of 19 on May 8, 1862 along with the Russell
brothers and cousins He was mustered into "E" Co. Ga. 57th Infantry.
On April 4, 1865 he was transferred into GA 1st Consolidated Infantry.
He was listed as exchanged in 1863; POW May 17, 1863, Baker's Creek, Ms.
POW July 3, 1863 Vicksburg, MS. Transferred on March 4, 1865 to Camp Morton,
Indianapolis, IN for exchange. On March 10, 1865 he was in Boulware's Wharf,
Va and was sick on April 15 1865 in Richmond, VA at the end of the war.
POW BAKER'S CREEK
SAMUEL B. COLLINS,
19, (who married Elmira Antoinette Babb (daughter of Brinkley & Missouri
Harris Babb) enlisted May 10, 1862 as a 4th Corporal in “H” Company
57th Infantry. He was listed as a POW May 16, 1863 at the Battle of
Baker’s Creek, near Vicksburg Ms., where he was wounded in the leg. Samuel
was surrendered on July 4,1863 and was paroled July 8 1863 at Baker’s Creek,
Ms. and exchanged about Sept. 15, 1863. Coming home to Milledgeville, Samuel
and his fellow soldiers were given a picnic at Carrington Woods which was
attended by an estimated 1,000 people. He was detailed Feb. 15, 1864 due
to disability. He was transferred into “D” Co. GA 1st Cons Infantry on
April 9,1865 and was surrendered on April 26 1865 in Greensboro, NC.
DIED, POINT LOOKOUT PRISON CAMP, MD Dec. 7, 1864
father of Josephine Franklin Babb (wife of Lawrence Berkley Babb). First
joined Capt. Lewis Jones, Co. B., 6th Cavalry South Carolina (Aiken's
Partisan Rangers, Hampton Legion) as a private, age 29. Muster in
July 14, 1862 in Columbia S. C.at the Edgefield Courthouse for the duration
of the war. Horse valued at $150, equipment $60. Milledge Ward transferred
from Hampton Legion and took A. Franklin's. He transferred to Co. A. (Cal.).
Hampton Legion S. C. Vols. Special order 255/10, Oct. 31, 1862.
Enlisted for 3 years
Jan 9, 1863 as a private into
Co. A, 22nd Infantry South Carolina
by Capt. Adams in Goldsboro N.C. Captured near Bermuda Hundred
June 2, 1864. Confined Meit Prison. Turned over to Asst. Pro Marshall at
Fort Monroe, June 3, 1864. Sent to Point Lookout June 4, 1864. Died of
typhoid fever Dec. 7, 1864 at Point Lookout Prison Camp, Hospital No. 5344.
Buried Grave No. 687 in prison of war grave yard.
Buried in mass grave
with thousands of other POWS.
Franklin, A, CO A
22 S C, Confed S/S While Pow Died At Pt Lookout Md,
Lookout Confederate Cemetery
Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery
Lookout State Park, St. Mary County, Maryland
Lookout POW Descendants Organization
Lookout Prison Camp Records
War Prison Point Lookout
BABB (listed in obituary) received pension
WORLD WAR I
BABB, 1886-1958, Milledgeville, GA.
LAWRENCE BABB, 1920-1982, Milledgeville, GA Enlisted in the army
at Fort McPherson, Atlanta May 26, 1942. He was married, 6' tall, weighed
141 pounds. U.S. Army/Air Force 593rd Army Air Force Base Unit In
service May 26, 1942- Sep 18, 1945 Main Occupation-Heavy Truck Driver,
drove 10 ton truck hauling logs. Drove trailer truck and several small
trucks hauling feed and construction materials. Drove over all types of
construction sites. Made minor repairs on trucks. Promoted to Corporal
after 1 year 2 months, Automotive equipment. Then 1 year 10 months later
was Tech Sgt. Motor Transportation NCO where he supervised and directed
personnel in the operation of a motor pool in England. Filled transportation
requisitions. Directed automobile mechanics in the maintenance and repair
of vehicles. Kept records of mileage and gasoline consumption of vehicles.
Assigned drivers. He was 25 years old when discharged on Sept. 18, 1945
at Fort McPherson, GA. Source: Army Separation Qualification Record,
Honorable Discharge Certificate. England, France, and North Africa
tours, “adopted” by the Bellman family in Bedford England of which I am
still in touch with. My sister Sheila and I were named after two of the
sisters. (Eileen and Sheila).
A member of the Baldwin
Company E, 2 Regiment Ga, the company was part of the
mobilization of National Guard troops sent to protect our borders on the
Rio Grande River in Texas in Nov. 1916. The company mustered in at
Camp Harris in Macon June 22, 1916 and were sent to Fort Bliss in November
of 1916. The company set up camp at "Camp Cotton" Fort Bliss, Texas. He
was a cook. Measles and mumps were prevalent and at one time the entire
company was quarantined. Due to illness he and 4 other soldiers from Milledgeville
did not arrive back home until April 23, 1917, almost a month after the
other soldiers returned in March 1917.
WORLD WAR I: The
company was mustered in as a part of the U.S. Army in August 1917 at Camp
Gordon, and he served in the 328
Infantry, 82nd Division, duty in France, until July 1919. World
War I: The company was mustered in as a part of the U.S. Army in
August 25, 1917 at Camp Gordon, and he served in the 328 Infantry,
82nd Division, " All American Division" duty in France, until July
1919. Moved overseas April - July 1918. Campaign participation
- St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Lorraine, 1918. Returned to the US Apr. -
May 1919. Division demobilized May 27, 1919 at Camp Mills, N.Y. Married
Nancie Bentley in Milledgeville, Ga. 3 months later.
BURT BABB Aug 14, 1895, age 22 from Culverton, Ga. enlisted
May 7, 1918.
W W I Draft
CHARLES JEROME BABB
1918 - 1971, Boatswain's Mate First Class, U. S. Navy.
BABB- 1926-1998. S2 US Navy World War II.
HOMER H BABB, JR
- 1988 enlisted at Fort Bragg 1 April 1942 as a warrant officer.. He was
living in New Hanover N.C. Single, 5'7" tall, weighed 120 pounds.
THOMAS A BABB 1918
- 1971, enlisted in Milledgeville Nov 25, 1940. He was single, 5' 9" tall,
and weighted 165 pounds. He served in Navy
BABB 26 Dec 1920 - 4 May 1981. Veteran Service
7 Jun 1942 - 19 Dec 1944. Boatswain's Mai MM1C. US Navy.
Served on an LCI (Landing Craft Infantry) and was involved in the
amphibious landing operations at New Guinea in the South Pacific.
LOUIS BABB, JR. 1921-1945.
Enlisted at Camp Stewart, Hinesville, Ga in the Air Corps. He was born
in 1921, single, height 5'7", weight 156 pounds. Trained at Biggs Army
Air Field, El Paso Texas. He was reported Missing In Action while serving
as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S.
Air Corps, 579 Squadron 579th, 392nd Bomb Group. A bombardier
on a his plane, a Liberator III B 24 H, was shot down by a fighter
in May 19, 1944 near Hessen, Germany while on a bombing mission to
Brunswick, Germany. The aircraft exploded in mid air. Orginally buried
in Veldheim Cemetery in Germany. Reburied in Zachary Taylor National Cemetery,
Louisville Ky, 09/15/1950. Plot. F053.
He was formally declared dead on the May 20th 1945 by the War Dept. He
had a wife named Daphne when he died.
LONNIE L. BABB. Sr.
in the U. S. Army in Macon Nov 2, 1903 by Capt. C. P. George. He
was a 23 yr old farmer from Milledgeville. Blue eyes, light brown hair,
sallow complexion. 5' 7 ¾" tall . IN PHILLIPINE INSURRECTION.
4th Infantry, 1st Reg. Co. A.Tranferred Jan 18, 1905 at Ft. Sam
Houston Tex to Troop A, 1st Cav ,dicharged Nov 1, 1906 at Fort Clark, Texas
by exc. order
JOE BABB, U.
S. Navy, stationed at San Diego, discharged 1947
BERNARD G. BABB
U.S. Marines Corps,
VIOLET JACKSON KEMP
daughter of Ernest & Nora Babb Jackson was a 2nd Lieutenant in the
War, serving as a registered nurse. She joined the U. S. Cadet Nurse
Corps, Macon Hospital School of Nursing, March 26, 1945 in Macon,
Ga. at the age of 19. She graduated March 25, 1948 as a 2nd Lieutenant.
JOHN RICHARD BABB,
son of William L. Babb and Rosa Mae Bloodworth Babb, born 1950-, Milledgeville,
GA U. S. Army
2 tours, got to drive Bob Hope around when he visited
ERA-SERVED NORTH AFRICA
GARY STEPHEN CARGILE,
(first husband of Eileen Babb), 1947-, Monticello, GA served in the U.S.
joining in 1967. Served 14 months tour in Libya (which
he despised). While in Libya his first child was born, Paul Stephen Cargile
(see below), finished his tour of duty at Moody Air Force Base, Valdosta,
GA. Discharged 1972 a few months after daughter Julie was born.
PAUL STEPHEN CARGILE,
of Eileen Babb and Gary Stephen Cargile, grandson of William Lawrence Babb)
1968-, born in Milledgeville, GA, U.S. Air Force Sergeant,
cockpit maintenance, F15’s, flight crew. Celebrated his 22th birthday 2
days after he arrived, Dec. 29, 1990. Shown 5 times in first video clips
from Saudi Arabia the night the war broke out, Jan 16, 1991. Came home
in time for the best 4th of July our family has ever had! Honorably discharged
seen enough of one war never to wish to see another." -Thomas Jefferson
SASNETT, (son of Kathie Babb Sasnett, grandson of John Lindsey Babb).
From Soperton, Ga. Artillery Technician in U. S. Marines. Served
time in Afghanistan.
Sources: DAR Records,
“Oconee River, Tales to Tell” by Katherine Bowman Walters; Historical Data
Systems, Inc. www.civilwardata.com; “History of Baldwin County, Georgia”
by Anna Maria Green Cook; “Milledgeville, Georgia’s Antebellum Capital”
by James C. Bonner, Confederate Widow's Pensions, Confederate Indigent
Pension, Point Lookout Service Records, Soldiers and Sailors Systems; Will
of Lonnie Louie Babb, Jr.; Military Archives
Babb McAdams 2002