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Henry S. Stanley

Son of James and Elizabeth Conine Stanley

HENRY S. STANLEY, b. August 22, 1837, Gwinnett Co., Georgia; d. October 13, 1907, Fulton Co., Georgia; m. RILY T. HARRIS, 1866, Gwinnett Co., GA.
Source: History of Inmates admitted to the Confederate Soldier's Home of Georgia, folio 352. Microfilm at Georgia State Archive in Atlanta.

Record of admission.
> Henry S. Stanley of Fulton County, Georgia.
> Born August 22, 1837 in Gwinnett County, GA
> Entered Confederate Service - when? April 1861, Rank: Private. Co. I, Regiment: 16th Georgia Volunteers.
> Engagements: Seven days around Richmond, Yorktown, Malvern Hill, Fredericksburg & others.
> Wounded: No
> Prisoner-taken-when? August 1864. Front Royal
> Released: December 1864. Exchanged
> Expiration of service - how? Paroled
> Commanding officers at date of entering service: Capt. H. P. Thomas & Col. Bryant
> Commanding officers at date of discharge or surrender: Capt. Moses & Col. Gholston
> Rank oat date of discharge or surrender: Private
> Branch of service: Infantry
> Age at present: 70
> Date of this record: September 25th 1907
> Remarks: In case of death notify Mrs. A. W. Warner my daughter 146 Mills St. Atlanta GA.
Died in hospital Oct. 13th 1907

Source: Franklin Garrett Necrology. Abstracts. Microfilm 314-22 at Georgia State Archive in Atlanta.

October 1907. Henry S. Stanley. 70. Died 10/13 at Soldier's Home. A native of Fulton Co. Was a private in Company of 16th Georgia Volunteers and took part in many battles in Virginia.

Civil War record of Henry S. Stanley follows. Information on file at the Georgia State Department of Archives and History, Roster of Confederate Soldiers in Georgia, 1861-1865, Vol. 2, p. 540 and 552.

Muster Roll of Company I, 16th Regiment Georgia Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, CSA

Gwinnett County, Georgia
Called Flint Hill Greys

Stanley, Henry S. Private, July 16, 1861 Captured at Front Royal, Virginia on June 1, 1864 Exchanged at Point Lookout, Maryland, October 29, 1864 No later record. Born in Gwinnett County, Georgia, August 22, 1837.

- Commutation for Rations
Henry S. Stanley was on furlough at Lawrenceville, Georgia from October 16, 1862 until November 27, 1862. He was paid at a rate of twenty-five cents per day for fifty days rations. Lieutenant J. H. Brogdon approved the payment.

- Receiving and Wayside Hospital, Richmond, Virginia
Henry S. Stanley was admitted on May 8, 1863 - wounded

- CSA General Hospital, Farmville, Virginia
Henry S. Stanley was admitted on June 11, 1863 - herpes. He was sent to the Fortifications at Richmond on July 1, 1863.

- Company I, 16th Regiment muster roll (12/7/1864). Date: May and June 1864

Henry S. Stanley
Enlisted: July 16, 1861
Where : Lawrenceville, Georgia
By whom : Adj. Barrow
Period : War
Remarks : Taken prisoner at Front Royal, August 16, 1864

- Muster Roll of Prisoners of War
Headquarters, Dept. of War, Virginia. Office of Provost Marshal, Harper's Ferry, August 31, 1864

Henry S. Stanley was captured by General Sheridan and sent to Washington, DC and then sent to Fort Delaware, Delaware. Sent to Washington, DC August 20, 1864.

- Register of Prisoners of War. Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC
Henry S. Stanley was committed on August 22, 1864
Remarks: Sent to Elmira (New York) August 28, 1864

- Roll of Prisoners of War
Name of Henry S. Stanley appears as a signature
Paroled at Elmira, New York, October 11, 1864

- Taken from correction roll
"Received November 15, 1864 at Venus Point, Savannah River, from John E. Mulford, Lt. Colonel & Assistant Agent for exchange, Three thousand and twenty-three (3,023) paroled Confederate Prisoners of War on within rolls, including four Citizens, four Surgeons, and seventy-four officers W. H. Hatch, Asst. Agent for Exchange.
[Taken from roll #75, Point Lookout, Maryland]

Marriage: 1866, Gwinnett Co., GA