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David Raulerson

A muster roll dated Feb.29 1864 showed him present. It also has a enlistment date of Sept. 22 1862 at Waynesville, Ga. At that time Waynesville was the county seat of Wayne County in what is now Brantley County.

Private Raulerson served in Co. A of the 24th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry until early February when through consolidation of units the 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry was organized. Raulerson was assigned to Company G of the 7th.

A muster roll dated April 30 to August 31, 1864 showed him "Absent in enemy hands 11 June 1864". A POW roll showed him arriving at Point Lookout Md. on June 20, 1864 after being captured on June 11 in Louisa County, Virginia. Another roll showed him arriving at Elmira N.Y. on July 28, 1864 from Point Lookout,Md.

He was released on oath of allegiance July 7, 1865. It showed his residence as Blackshir (Blackshear) Georgia, complexion florid, hair dark, eyes blue and height 5' 10 1/2" .

Information provided by David C. Royster, ggg grandson of David Raulerson.

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