Sgt John R. Flanders - Co. C

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---------------------------------------------------------------Flanders, John R.- (John Rushin Flanders) Pvt. 10/1/1861. Wounded at Gaines Mill , Va. 6/27/1862; Fredericksburg, Va. December 13, 1862. Appointed 5th Sgt. Feb/1863. Transferred to Co. H, 48th Regiment Ga. Inf. Sept/1863. Appointed 3d Sgt. Sept/1863. Wounded at Riddle Shop, Va. June 13, 1864. Captured at Swainsboro, Ga. November 29, 1864. Released at Point Lookout, Md. June 27, 1865. (Born in Emanuel County, Ga. May 6, 1843.) Signed an affidavit supporting the pension application of Joseph Moxley, also of Co. C., in 1900.

John Rushin FLANDERS
Birth: 5 MAY 1843 in Emanuel County, GA
Death: 2 JUN 1915 in Emanuel County, GA
Residence was not listed; 18 years old.
Enlisted on 10/1/1861 as a Private.
On 10/1/1861 he mustered into "C" Co. GA 38th Infantry
He was transferred out on 9/15/1863
(Estimated day of transfer)
On 9/15/1863 he transferred into "H" Co. GA 48th Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)

He was listed as:
Wounded 6/27/1862 Cold Harbor, VA
Wounded 12/13/1862 Fredericksburg, VA
Wounded 6/13/1864 Riddle Shop, VA
POW 11/29/1864 Swainsboro, GA
Released 6/27/1865 Point Lookout, MD
Father: John Rushin FLANDERS
Mother: Nancy SUMNER
Marriage 1 Emma BLACK b: 12 NOV 1838
Married: 12 NOV 1862 in Emanuel County, GA
Buried at Swainsboro City Cemetery
Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Georgia, USA

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