MINTZ IN THE CIVIL WAR: MINTZ VETERANS from Western North Carolina, Western South Carolina and Northwestern Georgia

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  1. John W. Mints
  2. Father: Unclear

    34th North Carolina Regiment, Company B, "Sandy Run Yellow Jackets"

    Muster Roll Record: 2nd September 1861 Mustered in as Private

    Captured at Frederick, Md. 12th Sept 1862

    Confined to Ft. Delaware, Delaware 10th April 1865 Paroled and

    Transferred to Aiken’s Landing, VA, 2nd Oct 1862

    Exchanged 10th Nov 1862 Returned to duty March – April 1863

    Deserted, 2thMay 1863

    ** John is mentioned in the book: "The Cry is War, War, War," edited by Michael Taylor

     

  3. John C. Mintz
  4. Father: unknown

    69th North Carolina Regiment, Company E, Haywood County, NC

    Muster Roll Record: 24th December 1862 Mustered in as Private

    On bounty roll 20th Sept 1864

     

  5. James D. Mintz
  6. 24th Georgia Volunteer Regiment, from Hall County

    Father: James Mintz of Habersham county, Ga.

    Muster Roll Record: 24th August 1861 Enlisted as Private

    Discharged on disability

     

  7. Alfred Marion Mintz
  8. Father: James Mintz of Habersham county, GA

    24th Georgia Volunteer Regiment, from Hall County

    Muster Roll Record: 24th August 1861 Enlisted as Private

    Promoted to 4th Corporal 24 August 1861

    Died in Richmond, Va. Hospital 5 June 1862

     

  9. John Harrison Mintz
  10. Father: James Mintz of Habersham county, GA.

    24th Georgia Volunteer Regiment, from Hall County

    Muster Roll Record: 24th August 1861 Mustered in as Private

    Discharged on disability 31 July 1862

     

  11. Peter L. Mintz
  12. Father: Robert Mintz of Rutherford County, NC.

    16th North Carolina Regiment, Company D

    Muster Roll Record: 15th May 1861 Mustered in as Corporal

    Promoted to Sergeant, 7th April 1862

    Transferred to Company N, 7th April 1862

    Killed at Gettysburg, 3 July 1863

     

  13. William Decatur Mintz **
  14. Father: Robert Mintz of Rutherford County, NC.

    5th Arkansas Regiment, Company C

    Muster Roll Record: 1st May 1861 Mustered in

    Wounded in head, lost eyesight, 30th November 1864

    Captured and sent to prison, December 1864

    Discharged from Ft. Delaware, 28 February 1865

     

  15. John C. Mintz
  16. Stepfather: Robert Mintz of Rutherford County, NC.

    34th North Carolina Regiment, Company I, The Rutherford Band

    Muster Roll Record: 6th October 1861 Mustered in as Private

    Discharged 1st Jan 1862, reason unknown

    Re-enlisted in same company, 1st March 1863

    Wounded at Chancellorsville, VA 3rd May 1863

    Absent through December 1863

    Absent on light duty, Charlotte, NC, 4th Jan 1864-Oct 1864

     

  17. John Meredith Mintz

    Father: William Mintz, Jr.

    29th North Carolina Regiment, Company H,

    Muster Roll Record: 22nd September 1863 Mustered in as Private

    MacRae’s Battalion, Company E

    Re-enlisted with 29th NC, Company H

    Captured at Spanish Fort, Mobile, AL, 8th April 1865

    Transferred to Vicksburg, MS, 1st May 1865

     

  18. John Zebedee Mintz
  19. Father: John Meredith Mintz

    29th North Carolina Regiment, Company H,

    Muster Roll Record: 22nd September 1863 Mustered in as Private

    MacRae’s Battalion, Company E

    Present 5th December 1863

    Re-enlisted with 29th NC, Company H

    Captured at Spanish Fort, Mobile, AL, 8th April 1865

    Confined to Ship’s Island, MS, 10th April 1865

    Transferred to Vicksburg, MS, 1st May 1865

     

  20. Elisha Mintz
  21. Father: John Meredith Mintz

    25th North Carolina Regiment, Company H, "Cane Creek Rifles"

    Muster Roll Record: 31st March 1862 Mustered in as Private

    Deserted 28th April 1863

    Under Arrest May - June 1863

    Returned to Duty July 1863

    Wounded in head at Seven Pines, VA. July 1863

    Present through December 1863.

     

  22. Alfred Newton Mintz
  23. Father: Alfred Burroughs Mintz

    Georgia Regiment, Company A, "Cobb’s Georgia Legion"

    Muster Roll Record: March 1862 Mustered in as Private

    Discharged on surrender of Army, April 1865

     

  24. Thomas Jefferson (Joseph) Mintz
  25. Father: Unknown son of William Mintz, Sr.

    34th North Carolina Regiment, Company I, "Rutherford Band"

    Muster Roll Record: 6th October 1861, Rutherford county, Mustered in as Private

    Wounded, left hand, at Chancellorsville, VA. 3rd May 1863

    AWOL, 15th September 1863

    Returned to duty, January 1864

    Absent on light duty, March through Aug 1864

    Retired to Invalid Corp, 21st Dec 1864

     

  26. Drayton P. Mintz
  27. Father: John B. Mintz of Rutherford, NC.

    Regiment Unknown at this time But I am sure that he was in the War

    James Henry Edwin Mintz,    was Ed to young

    Father: John B. Mintz of Rutherford, NC.

     

  28. John S. Mintz
  29. Father: John B. Mintz of Rutherford, NC

    17th SC Infantry Co. C.

    Roster of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865, Vol.Xl, p.169

     

  30.   Charles Hartford Mintz
  31. Father: John B. Mintz of Rutherford, NC

    5th South Carolina Regiment, Company B

    Commander Captain Andrew Jackson

    Muster Roll Record: 13th April 1861 Mustered in as Private

    31st August 1861 Present

    Wounded at 1st battle of Manasas (Bull Run) - See his Pension Application

    31st October 1861 Absent

    Wounded 31 May 1862 Battle of Gaines Mill

    Wounded September 1864

    Promoted to 4th Corporal 20 June 1864

    Discharged 5th May 1865


* 90% of this information gleaned from "Mintz of the Old South" by Gregg Moore and Bob Vogels

** See research paper by Kenneth Spears on maimed ConfederateVeterans published by Broad River Genealogy Society.

Great book on the history of the 34th NC infantry is "The Cry is War, War, War," edited by Michael Taylor, published by Morningside.

More detailed information on each of these soldiers can be found in North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster, Volume X, Infantry, compiled by Weymouth T Jordan, Jr. with Unit Histories by Louis H. Manarin.