He gave his life for his country Dec. 31, 1863 at Rogersville, TN.
His final resting place is unknown
George enlisted in the Confederate Army on July, 1862 in Quallatown, NC. He served with Thomas Legion as a private in Company "F" known as "Conley's Sharpshooters". He was transferred to the Commissary Dept. on March 7, 1863 and promoted to Sergeant sometime later. On Sept. 1, 1863 he was promoted to Ordnance Sergeant and transferred to the Regiment Staff (F & S).
And His Family
All seven of George's brothers served with the Confederate Army.
Bryson, John C. Private, 62nd NC Infantry, Co. H, He only served a short time and was
discharged because of ill health. His son, Samuel William Bryson took
his place and died as a POW at Johnson Island, IL.
Bryson, Carson Patton Captain, Enlisted as a private in the 16th NC Infantry, Co. A. Discharged
and re-enlisted as a Captain (Asst. Commissary) in the 62nd NC Infantry,
Co. H and later in the F&S.
Bryson, James Newton Private, Thomas' Legion, Walkers Battalion, Co. A. Wounded and lost a
leg due to White's swelling.
Bryson, William Hamilton 1st Lieutenant, Enlisted with the 25th NC Infantry as a Sgt. Promoted to
1st Lieutenant and transferred to the 62nd NC Infantry, Co. H.
Bryson, Henry Houston Private, 16th NC Infantry, Co. A, transferred to Thomas' Legion, 1st Co.
A, Transferred to the 39th NC Inf., Co. K
Bryson, Andrew Wilbur Captain, Enlisted as a 1st Lt. with the 16th NC Inf. Co. A. Transferred to
Thomas' Legion, 1st Co. A (1st Lt.), promoted to Captain and transferred
to the 39th NC Infantry, Co. K. Wounded at Frayser's Farm, VA on
Bryson, Samuel Gallatin Private, 62nd NC Infantry, Co. H. Died as a POW in Camp Douglas, IL.
Other Interesting Family Connections and Facts
These Civil War pages are dedicated to my Great-Great-Grandfather
George Washington Bryson
Thomas' Legion, Love's Regiment, Field & Staff
State of North Carolina,
Confederate States of America