Augustus W. Forsythe, Private, Co. K 33rd Mississippi, Confederate

1845 

  • Augustus Forsythe is born in Amite County, Mississippi to Augustus and Mary Forsythe.

1850 

  • October 4:  The United States Federal Census taken in Amite County, Mississippi shows 5 year old Augustus living with his parents and siblings. His father is a printer.

1860 

  • July 24:  The United States Federal Census taken in Liberty, Amite County, Mississippi shows 14 year old Augustus living with his parents and siblings. His father is an editor/owner of the Liberty Advocate and also owns 3 slaves.

1862 

  • May 13:  Augustus enlists in the Confederate Army in Grenada, Mississippi.
  • November & December:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1863 

  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • May & June:  Company Muster Roll.  Absent. Remarks “Absent without leave.”
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Absent without leave.”
  • November & December:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1864 

  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November 30:  Augustus Forsythe is killed in action at the Battle of Franklin. Augustus is buried at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery in Franklin, Sec. 41, Grave 298.