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Thomas H. B. or L. Bettick Military Records Transcription

There is no mention of his age, place of birth or race in any of the records.  We have not found him in census records for 1850 or 1860 Georgia or South Carolina.  We are unable to identify him or place him with a family.  Please let us know if you can identify this soldier.


Probably enlisted at Effingham County, Georgia (near South Carolina border).
Private, Company I, 54th Regiment, Georgia Infantry
31 Aug 1864, captured at Jonesboro, GA
1 Nov 1864, appears on a roll of Prisoners of War received at Camp Douglas, IL, from Louisville, KY
19 Jan 1865, died at Camp Douglas, IL


US Civil War Soldiers, 1861-65
Thomas H. B. Bettick
Regiment State/Origin: Georgia
Regiment Name: 54 Georgia Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 54th Regiment, Georgia Infantry
Company: I
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
File Number: M226 Roll 5
Troup County, Georgia and Georgia 54th Regiment, Georgia Infantry
Format by C. W. Barnum
The 54th Infantry Regiment, organized at Savannah, Georgia, during the
summer of 1862, contained men recruited in the counties of Lamar, Appling,
Harris, Muscogee, Bartow, Chatham, and Barrow. The unit moved to the
Charleston area and was involved in numerous conflicts including the fight
at Battery Wagner. Later it was assigned to Mercerís and J.A. Smithís
Brigade, Army of Tennessee. The 54th participated in the Atlanta Campaign,
Hoodís Tennessee operations, and the Battle of Bentonville. During the
Atlanta Campaign, July 20 to September 1, it reported 93 casualties and in
December, 1864, totaled 168 effectives. The regiment surrendered on April
26, 1865. Colonel Charlton H. Way, Lieutenant Colonel Morgan Rawls, and
Major William H. Mann were in command.
Bettick, Thomas H. B., private
Effingham County, Georgia
War Between the States Soldiers
Bettick, Thomas H. B., Co. I, 54th GA Inf. Regít, enlist rank, private,
final rank, private
Civil War Records
Bettick, Thomas L.
Co. I, 54 Georgia Infantry.
Private   |   Private
Card Numbers: 45998522
Number of medical cards herein  -0-
Number of personal papers herein  -0-
B   |   54   | Ga
Thos. L. Bettick
Pvt Co I 54 Regt Ga Inf
Appears on a
Roll of Prisoners of War
received at Camp Douglas, Ill., from Louisville,
Ky., November 1, 1864.
Roll dated: not listed
Where captured: Jonesboro, Ga
When captured: Aug 31, 186-. [1864?]
Number of roll:
42; sheet 2
G C West, Copyist.
Register of Prisoners at Camp Douglas, Ill.
National Archives Roll 145, Volume 426, Original Volume OCGP 1
#928 Bettick Thos L.
Rank: Private
Regiment, or County and State: 54 Ga Inft
Company: I
Where Captured: Jonesboro, Ga
When Captured: August 31, 1864
Remarks: Died Jan. 19, 1865.
There is no mention of his age, place of birth or race in any of the


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