J. E. F. Matthews of Thomaston, Ga., gives the names of Confederate veterans of Upson County, Ga., who are now more than eighty years of age, as follows:
T. C. Pearce, 87 years, March 31, 1922, served in Company A, 46 Georgia Regiment Infantry.
K. D. Ruffin, 86 years, April, 1922.
J. M. McFarlin, 82 years, January 31, 1922.
Nat Self, 81 years, May 2, 1922.
G. T. Morgan, 84 years, July 29, 1922; was in Company I, 32nd Georgia Regiment Infantry.
E. B. Thompson, 85 years, February 22, 1922; Company D, 13th Goergia Regiment Infantry.
A. C. C. Howard, 81 years November 3, 1922.
J. F. Lewis, 83 years, June 16, 1922; Company B, 2nd Georgia Regiment Infantry.
J. L. Smith, 83 years September 9, 1922; Company H, 53d Georgia Regiment Infantry.
W. P. Pasley, 81 years, June 14, 1922; Company I, 11th Georgia Regiment Infantry.
P. C. King, 80 years January 9, 1922; Company K, 5th Georgia Regiment Infantry.
"The benediction of the o'ercovering heavens fall on their heads like dew, for they were worthy to inlay heaven with stars."
SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, April, 1922.
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