This was taken from handwritten copies on file in the Alabama Archives.  The spelling is true to the document.
Compiled by Tonia Porter, toniab@knology.net, February 1998.
 
 
 

List of Volunteers
Company Coffee County
Ala.
"Coffee County Vols"
Dec. 6th 1860
 

The State of Alabama} November the 24th 1860
Coffee County           }

We the undersigned citizens have this day formed ourselves into a cavalry company known and stiled the Coffee County Cavalry volunteers in order to make up the amount of men that is assigned to be rased in said county under the provisions of the act, passed the 24th of Feby. 1860 to provide for an efficient Military organization of the State of Alabama
We therefore by our officers present our Selves to his Honor the govenor of the state of Ala for his acceptance and give our names and the names and  st?? of our officers

Captain
John C Brown

Lieutenants
Exton Tucker  1st
Gilbert A McCaskill   2nd
Sterling L Johnson 3rd

Sergeants
John W Clower  1st
Michael J Horn  2nd
N B Keaton  3rd
Edward L. Horn  4th
 

Corporals
Joseph T Beasley 1st
John W Bowdoin 2nd
John W Vines  3rd
George W Wheeler 4th
Hill K H Horn  clerk
Solomon W Baxley treasurer
Joseph Blackman musician
Josiah I Horn  musician

Privates
Henry Fowler
Burell Clark
A D McCaskill
J D Johnston
Isaac J Horn
E L Rhodes
 W R Brown
 J W Waters
A J McCaskill
 R W T Horn
Zachariah Blackman
Isaac R Kent
A D Sawyer
J B Rhodes
J G Wheeler
A D Lowery
A L Reid
John Matheny
Wm. U Dean
Henry Anderson
F A Amerson
Thos. Jackson
James E Bailey
W J Simmons
B C Lightfoot
Alex Lightfoot
Wm. Lightfoot
G W Dyess (??)
Jacob Dupree
Daniel Carroll
J W Washington
A D Matheney
James W Matheney
Benjamin Baxley
Willis Carroll
John D Carpenter
Jessy Ginright (??)
MM Jackson
W F Johnson

 The State of  Alabama
Montgomery County} Before me T H Miller  a Justice of the Peace in and for the said county State of ?? persenerly appear G A McCaskill 2 Lt. And S L Johnson 3rd Lt who being duly sworn deposeth and says the above list of muster is corect
sowrn to before me    GA McCaskill 2nd Lieut.
this 6 Dec 1860         S L Johnson
J H Miller J. P.
 
 

 

Muster Roll of Captain John C Brown’s
Company of Calvary Ala Vols.
For Local Defense
Coffee Co

I certify on honor that this muster roll show the whole number and true condition, at this date, of Captain John C Brown’s Company, Ala Vols., raised and organized and mustered into service, for local defense, under the Act of Congress of 21st August 1861, to serve within the State of Alabama for six months from this date of muster; and that the remarks set opposite the names of any officer or soldier are correct.

STATION:  Elba Coffee County
DATE: September 25th 1863
John C Brown Commanding Company
 

 


MUSTER ROLL
OF CAPTAIN JOHN C BROWNS CALVARY COMPANY, ALABAMA VOLUNTEERS, UNDER THE ACT OF CONGRESS OF 21ST AUGUST, 1861 ON THE TWENTY-FIFTH OF SEPTEMBER 1863, THE DATE OF THE LAST MUSTER.

                                                                                                                            DATE OF              EXEMPT FROM
    NAME                     RANK                     AGE                RESIDENCE      ENLISTMENT         CSA FOR:
Brown, John C Captain 29 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 furnished substitute
Rushing, Francis M 1st Lt 33 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 physician/druggist
Bruce, Josiah 2nd Lt 45 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Fannin, Abraham W 3rd Lt 44 Covington Co. 9/25/63
Parish, William W 1st Sgt 42 Pike Co. 9/25/63
Tate, William  W 2nd Sgt 47 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Teague, Abner A 3rd Sgt 43 Montgomery Co. 10/20/63
Johnson, Jonathan  M 4th Sgt 26 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 school teacher for more than two years
Matheny, William H  5th Sgt 45 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Roach, James 1st Corp 44 Covington Co. 9/25/63
Rodgers, Mathew 2nd Corp 46 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Melton Stephen A 3rd Corp 45 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Prater, Melton A 4th Corp 45 Covington Co. 9/25/63
Adams, Benjamin E Private 46 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Brunson, Mathew Private 19 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Brunson, John B Private 17 Covington Co. 9/25/63
Beck, Martin Private 16 Pike Co. 9/25/63
Bryant, Joseph Private 17 Covington Co. 9/25/63
Biggs, William Private 45 Covington Co. 9/25/63
Barker, John V Private 17 Coffee Co. 12/1/63
Barker, William Private 17 Holmes Co., FL 12/30/63
Capps, John R Private 46 Pike Co. 9/25/63
Capps. Henry H Private 17 Pike Co. 1/1/64
Clark, William E Private 16 Covington Co. 9/25/63
Clark, John H Private 26 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Cranford, Shadrick M Private 47 Pike Co. 9/25/63
Coats, Thomas J Private 17 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Coats, James J Private 46 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Cannon, Lewis M Private 45 Covington Co. 11/25/63
Carter, Asa Private 17 Covington Co. 1/1/64
Dyess, Winfield S Private 47 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Dyess, George J Private 19 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Devane, Peyton R Private 37 Macon Co. 12/1/63 furnished substitute in 3rd Ala Regiment
Edwards, James Private 33 Monroe Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Fannin, William A Private 42 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Gammage, James Private 35 Covington Co. 11/24/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Gibson, William Private 45 Covington Co. 11/25/63
Howel, James M Private 16 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Harrison, LaFayett Private 26 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Head, Thomas Private 22 Pike Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA 6th Ala Regt.
Hodge, McFaddin Private 17 Walton Co.., FL 11/13/63
Howerton, Hezekiah Private 17 Covington Co. 12/12/63
Jordan, Alexander M Private 38 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
James, John E Private 17 Butler Co. 9/25/63
Justice, William Private 17 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Johnson, William M Private 33 Butler Co. 12/1/63 furnsished substitute in 6th Ala Calvary
Kelley. Monroe Private 17 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Kelley James Private 36 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Lambert, George F Private 37 Coffee Co. 9/25/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Myrak, William M Private 15 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Mixon, Anthony W Private 37 Clark Co. 9/25/63 discharged from Camp Watts
Morgan, Marquis J Private 28 Clark Co., GA 12/21/63 discharged from CSA physical disability
Parker, James B Private 17 Covington Co. 11/25/63
Rape, Charles Private 46 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Riley, Jessee Private 45 Coffee Co. 9/25/63
Sapp, John A Private 16 Covington Co. 9/25/63
Stephens, William Private 45 Coffee Co. 12/1/63
Tobias, Charles Private 17 Coffee Co. 11/23/63
Williams, Henry Private 37 Covington Co. 10/13/63
Ward, Henry Private 35 Covington Co. 11/25/63 discharged from Camp Watts