Private Augustus W. Forsythe, Co. K, 33rd Mississippi Infantry, CSA

1845 

  • Augustus Forsythe was born in Amite County, MS to Augustus and Mary Forsythe.

1850 

  • October 4: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Amite County, MS showed 5 year old Augustus living with his parents and siblings. His father was a printer.

1860 

  • July 24:  The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Liberty, Amite County, MS showed 14 year old Augustus living with his parents and siblings. His father was an editor/owner of the Liberty Advocate and also owned 3 slaves.

1862 

  • May 13: Augustus enlisted in the C.S. Army in Grenada, MS.
  • November & December: Company Muster Roll. Present.

1863 

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

1864 

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