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.