Born: 26 Apr 1843, Forsyth County, Georgia
Died: 17 Mar 1882, Forsyth County, Georgia
Married: 10 Mar 1864, Forsyth County, Georgia
Spouse: Sarah Caroline Hammonds
Buried: Beaver Ruin Baptist Church Cemetery, Forsyth County, Georgia
Unit: Co. F, 43rd Georgia Infantry (Pvt.)
Joined: 4 Mar 1862, Gainesville, Georgia
Father: Josiah Thornton
Mother: Luvenia Ann Munday
Captured 16 May 1863, Bakers Creek, Mississippi. 
POW Fort Delaware, Delaware. Exchanged July 4, 1863.
Discharged for disability 1 Aug 1863 with chronic rheumatism.

1850 Census: Forsyth County, Georgia, page 224A
1860 Census: Hall County, Georgia, page 413
1870 Census: Bosque County, Texas, page 394B
1880 Census: Hill County, Texas, page 393A

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