G. M. Patton,
Here is a little info. for you.
CONFEDERATE GEORGIA TROOPS
42nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry
42nd Infantry Regiment was assembled at Camp McDonald, Georgia, in March, 1862, with men from Gwinnett, De Kalb, Newton, Walton, Fulton, and Calhoun counties. The regiment moved to Tennessee, then Mississippi where it was attached to General Barton's Brigade in the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. It fought at Chickasaw Bayou and Champion's Hill, and on July 4, 1863, was captured at Vicksburg. Exchanged and brigaded under General Stovall, the 42nd continued the fight in various battles from Missionary Ridge to Bentonville. In December, 1863, it contained 444 men and 394 arms, and in November, 1864, there were 345 present for duty. The regiment surrendered with the Army of Tennessee with 5 officers and 126 men. Its field officers were Colonel Robert J. Henderson, Lieutenant Colonels W.H. Hulsey and Robert F. Maddox, and Major Lovick P. Thomas.
Rosters of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia
MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANY G, 42d REGIMENT
GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
ARMY OF TENNESSEE
C. S. A.
WALTON COUNTY, GEORGIA
Cooper, Andrew J.- private May 12, 1862. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 1863 Roll dated December 11, 1863 last on file, shows him present. Sick at home in Cusseta, Ala. February 28, 1865.
Cooper, John Z.- private August 17, 1862. Captured at Vicks- burg, Miss. July 4, 1863 and paroled there July 7, 1863 Roll dated December 11, 1863 last on file, shows him present. Ap pointed 5th Sergeant in 1865. Sent to Atlanta, Ga. hospital February 28, 1865.
Cooper, William A.- private March 4, 1862. Surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. April 26, 1865. (Born in Clarke County, Ga. August 15, 1834.)
July 20, 1864
July 22, 1864
July 28, 1864
Bentonville (March 19 - 21 1865)
I hope this helps,
Gary D. Bray