Mills C. Brinson, Private, Co. K, 25th Georgia Infantry
- Mills Cornelius Brinson is born in Georgia to Adam and Cynthia Brinson.
- September 5: The United States Federal Census shows 9 year old Mills living with his parents and siblings in Screven County, Georgia. His father was a farmer.
- June 26: The United States Federal Census taken in Screven County, Georgia shows 18 year old Mills, a student, living with a Burke family and all of his siblings.
- August 4: Mills Brinson and Mary Ingram are married.
- May 12: Enlisted in the Confederate Army.
- May and June: Company Muster Roll. Present.
- July and August: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Absent at convalescent camp at Springfield.”
- September and October: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Absent sick.”
- August 31: Attached to Walkers division hospital Lauderdale, Mississippi. By this point Mills has been promoted to Corporal.
- November 30: Mills fights with his regiment in the Battle of Franklin. He was fighting near the Southwest flank near the current Carter House parking lot. He was wounded.
- December 15: Mills C. Brinson dies in Franklin, Tennessee from the wounds he received fighting on November 30th. Mills is buried at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery in section 79, grave no. 45.