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Cpl. Jonathan B. Thornton

Jonathan was born 1839 and enlisted on April 18, 1862 in Co. K of the 54th Georgia Inf.  in Savannah Ga.. On July  30, 1862,  Jonathan transferred to Co. C of the 1st Battalion Ga. Sharpshooters. Jonathan served until he became ill and was sent home sometime in November, 1863.  It is unclear if he returned for service and may have in another unit. . Jonathan was  the brother of  Timothy and nephew to James and William Thornton who also served in Co. C of the 1st Battalion Georgia  Sharpshooters.