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    Pvt. George W. Garner    

        George was born in Dekalb Co. Ga. July 11, 1842. Sometime in 1842  he and his family moved to Paulding Co. Ga.  George

 enlisted in the 8th Battalion Georgia Infantry Co. B in Dallas, Ga. under  Capt. J.A.R. Hanks on October 5 1861. He was sent to train

 at Calhoun Ga. at Camp Black. On  Oct. 22, 1862 he was transferred to the 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters  where he remained

 until the end of May 1864. According to records George became ill and was sent home to Dallas Ga.  

After the war George resumed farming and married Martha. Together they  raised five kids Susi, William, George, Becky and Mattie. 

George died on Nov. 21, 1921 and is buried in Bethany Church cemetery in Paulding Co. Ga.