From the Richmond Whig, 9/10/1861

MORTALITY IN CAMP. - The deaths in the 16th Georgia Regiment, Col. Howell Cobb, (encamped at the Old Fair Grounds) during the week ending Sunday, the 8th ins., were as follows:

Privates, Jas. R. Lawless, Wm. Pinson, T. M. Falkner, Jas. Bradley, Co. A; Jeb Smith and L. D. Bowles, Co. B; James Byrd, Co. D; Gilham Wilbanks and Chas. Tankersly, Co. E; W. L. Tucker and T. L. Long, Co. F; M. J. Parks and J. W. Harwell, Co. G; Silas Kadle, Co. I; ___ Kidd. One of the last named died at the General Hospital. Sickness prevails in this Regiment to such an extent, that it hardly musters half of its members on parade.

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