Jewish Confederate Soldiers: Georgia | The Shapell Roster


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Publication Date: April 22, 2020
By Shapell Manuscript Foundation
Runtime: 54 minutes

Jewish Service in the American Civil War: The Solomons Family, originally from South Carolina moved to Savannah before the Civil War, and brothers Abraham Alexander, Lizar, Joseph M., and Moses Joseph all served in Georgia regiments; Louis Merz of West Point, GA, who died during the Battle of Antietam in 1862; Anselm Sterne, also from West Point, who survived the war and was an active member of the United Confederate Veterans; and Joseph Byron Canman – a Union ancestor in the family tree of one of the members of the JGSG. Presented to: The Jewish Genealogical Society of Georgia (JGSG) and The Breman Museum on 29 March 2020.