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Tilghman Willis Flynt

Male 1825 - 1908  (83 years)


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  • Name Tilghman Willis Flynt 
    Born 23 Feb 1825  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military 02 Jul 1861 
    Commissioned Captain in Company G (Henry County Guards), Georgia 19th Infantry Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia, CSA. 
    • The Georgia 19th Infantry Regiment was assembled during the summer of 1861. Its companies were raised in Henry, Jackson, Douglas, Coweta, Carroll, Mitchell, and Bartow counties. Comprising 900 men, the unit was sent to Virginia and placed in the Potomac District. In April, 1862, it totaled 395 effectives and during the war served under the command of Generals W. Hampton, Archer, and Colquitt. The 19th fought in many battles from Seven Pines to Chancellorsville, then moved to Charleston, South Carolina, and later Florida where it took part in the conflict at Olustee. In April, 1864, it returned to Virginia and continued the fight at Proctor's Creek and Cold Harbor and in the Petersburg lines south and north of the James River. <http://www.researchonline.net/gacw/unit62.htm>
    Military 17 Sep 1862  Sharpsburg, Washington, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Seriously wounded at the Battle of Antietam when a minie ball struck the left thigh. The femur was fractured and five inches of the bone was lost. First application for disability made 24 Jan 1888 in Griffin, Spalding, Georgia.
    Military 20 Aug 1863 
    Promoted to Full Lieutenant Colonel.  
    Residence 1870  Orrs, Spalding, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 01 Aug 1908  Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The Pike County Journal. Zebulon, Pike County, Georgia, August 7, 1908

      Col T.W. Flynt Dies

      Col. Tilman Willis Flynt died at his home in Griffin Saturday from injuries received in a fall about three weeks ago.

      He was a brave confederate soldier, having promoted to be a colonel of the 19th Ga. Regiment after the Battle of Antietam. He was a highly esteemed citizen of his county.

      He is survived by his wife and seven children, Hon. Frank Flynt, Mrs. J. H. Clark, Paul Flynt, Hon. J.J. Flynt, E.M. Flynt, of Griffin, Mrs. J.P. Newman, of Macon, and Mrs. J.R. Cole, of Fort Worth, Texas.

      He was buried Sunday in Griffin. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. John S. Jenkins.
    Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4298  Dickinson
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2009 

    Family Martha J. Turner,   b. 18 Aug 1835,   d. 01 Sep 1914, Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Frank Flynt,   b. 10 Apr 1858, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1919, Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Nora Flynt,   b. 1861, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Maude Flynt,   b. 19 Apr 1864, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1942  (Age 78 years)
     4. Lucy Flynt,   b. 1866, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1944, Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Paul Flynt,   b. 27 Mar 1869, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1949, Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. John James Flynt,   b. 22 Sep 1872, Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1949, Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Emory Maury Flynt,   b. 24 Feb 1874, Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1946, Spalding County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F1143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 17 Sep 1862 - Sharpsburg, Washington, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 Aug 1908 - Spalding County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Flynt, Tilghman Willis
    Flynt, Tilghman Willis

    Histories
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate
    Had the South in her border
    A hero to spare,
    Or a heart at her altar,
    Lo! its life's blood was there!
    And the black battle-grime
    Might never disguise
    The smile of the South
    On the lips and the eyes
    Of her barefooted boys!

  • Sources 
    1. [S007837] Headstone, Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, Spalding, Georgia.

    2. [S336288] Georgia Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960 , (Morrow, Georgia: Georgia Archives, RG 58-1-1), Archive Collection #: GCP-411 .

    3. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: Orrs, Spalding, Georgia; Roll M593_173; Page: 454; Image: 524.