Joe Brewer

Joseph H. Brewer, 1st Lieutenant, Company A, 2nd Georgia Infantry

  • Enlisted 3rd Sergeant – April 20, 1861, Homer, GA
  • 3rd Sergeant, May 7, 1861
  • 2nd Sergeant, August, 1861
  • Elected 1st Sergeant – April 28, 1862
  • Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant – July 2, 1863, Gettysburg, PA
  • In hospital in Richmond, VA, July 15, 1863
  • 1st Lieutenant, January, 1864
  • On Inspection Report, New Market Heights, VA, August 9, 1864
  • Sick in Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, June 30, 1864
  • Admitted for rheumatism to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, January 3, 1865
  • Transferred to Stuart Hospital, Richmond, VA, February 2, 1865
  • Furloughed for 30 days, February 10, 1865
  • Surrendered, Appomattox, VA -¬†April 9, 1865

 

  • Born March 17, 1833, Anderson, SC
  • Married January 15, 1857 to Flora Ann McDonald
  • Died January 29, 1885, Banks County, GA

 

 

 

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