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C.F. Banks enlisted with Capt. J.L. McAllister in the Hardwick Mounted Rifles on April 3, 1862. Later when the unit had grown to two companies, he was assigned to Co. B. When the 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry was organized, he was transferred to Co. H of the 7th.

Pvt. Banks was captured by the enemy near Trevillian Station, Va. on June 11, 1864. He was sent to Fortress Monroe at Point Lookout, Md. and was transferred to Elmira Prison, N.Y. on July 25, 1864.

C.F. Banks was chosen for exchange and was transferred on October 11, 1864 with the actual transfer taking place on October 29th.

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