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My GGGF Michael Goodwin owned a lumber co. on Tybee Island Ga. When the war started he joined a state militia as a sgt. known as the Irish Jasper Greens Co. C. Savannah. As the war progressed they were called to assist the regular army in the Battle of Atlanta and he received a field commission to 2nd Lt. He was captured after the battle by a band of yankees who either didn't want to deal with pow's or execute them, so he(Goodwin) and probably several others were dropped in a shallow well and left there. He eventually climbed out and walked back home, married, and resumed his lumber business on Tybee Island.--
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